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Of new resolutions and newer authors

The year has started on the right note. I have already read two authors whom I had not read before falling hard for the one being hailed as Japanese Steig Larrson- Keigo Hagashino.

That is what got me thinking about new year resolutions  (I know we are done with the first quarter) which I haven't made in years. So here is a list of authors that I would like to sample this year.
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1. Manu Joseph
2. Pico Iyer
3. Anthony Horowitz
4. Margret Atwood
5. Toni Morrison
6. Chimamanda Adichie
7. Jo Nesbo
8. Neil Gaiman
9. Terry Pratchett
10. Alice Munro/  Walker

But I also realise the futility of making a list like this as there are just so many authors, poets, writers and just so many works coming to fore everyday. A book group might help, you would think but let me tell you that it complicates things further. New recommendations, fantastic and not so fantastic reviews, pictures, blog posts and what not really makes matter well,complicated.

All said and done, it is but human to try and so I shall aim at reading as many new authors as possible and maybe keep adding them here just for fun.

Edited to add;

Here is a list of new authors I have read in 2018

1. Keigo Higashino
2. Anthony Horowitz
3. Tomi Adeyemi
4. Sara Barnard
5. Paro Anand
6. Andaleeb Wajid
7. Vibha Batra
8. JK Rowling/ Robert Galbraith

Comments

Rohit Sharma said…
There you go, Hi5 girl.
I too am on the same boat :)
Have read half of the names that you have mentioned and going to read the rest of the half for sure (one book each at least) this year.

Also, I am little crazy so have booked my November for "Gone with the Wind" and December for "A Suitable Boy" and Yess!! they are a part of my this years resolution :)

Cheers.
amu said…
Thanks Rohit, this though is coming very late. I do not know whether you will read this now or never but I am seeing so many comments for the first time on the blog. Something seems to have gone amiss while making this section. Anyway if you do read this know that I am grateful to you for having dropped in a word here at the blog. Cheers!

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