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Books that Shahrukh has read.. well some of them!

Discussion in 'Shah Rukh Khan Book Club' started by prilvsrk, May 22, 2009.

  1. frenchfan

    frenchfan mornings best dealt with dark as nite coffee.

    need something new to read.... Any idea??

    I finished The Idiot again last month (I've read while a student already) and it was really a great pleasure... so I've gone for all the Dostoievsky's in my library : Crime & Punishment, and my favorite one : The Brothers Karamazov.. I've no idea wether Shah has read these ones but they are brilliant!

    ( :gossip: and I disliked Catch 22 :behindsofa: )
     
  2. Ella

    Ella Haan farishtey hote hain ♥

    why don't you write a book?? :boink: i'm sure it would be brilliant :madgrin:
    but please in english, as my french got rusty since i left school looooooong time ago :cool:
     
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  3. rollercoast

    rollercoast Zindagi

    Anne, I have just finished Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakurani.
    Its a retelling of the Mahabharat from Draupadi's point of view - she's the main female character.

    I just loved it! As I am slowly trying to work out parts of Indian culture this was a great literary intro to the epic, which I have only seen on screen .
    ..... and of course I could picture a certain Indian actor in one of the roles.... :lol:

    Another book I've really enjoyed in the last year was Zeitoun by Dave Eggers.
    I think srk has mentioned he's read it and I am sure Karan must have as well as there is a certain resonance with MNIK. Its set in the aftermath of Hurricane Katerina.

    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime was also very good, especially in relation to MNIK.

    sigh.... all my reading these last few years seems to have some link, no matter how tenuous, with 'you know who'. :D
     
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  4. SWEET

    SWEET ♥Panorama♥

    I read twilight all the 4 books why dont you read it t sooo good better than the movie :heart:
     
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  5. frenchfan

    frenchfan mornings best dealt with dark as nite coffee.

    @Ela sis :fish: reading is a stressless pleasure, writing is a stressFUL pleasure :fish: ... I'm on it from time to time, but it's a french for now :sad:

    @Chris & Hind... thanks a lot :hug: ...I'm afraid I've read all books that you suggest :madgrin: I'm a crazy reader.... :D or an easy reader :)

    right now I'm on Hugo's Miserables (again) for my work...
     
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  6. rollercoast

    rollercoast Zindagi

    Ok! Good for you Anne! :D

    How about 'Nine Lives' by William Dalrymple? Non-fiction, explores the spirituality of nine different people in India. Very interesting!

    I've also not long ago read R.K. Narayan's version of the Ramayana, which was great.

    Off srk-related books, an old favourite of mine is 'Like Water For Chocolate' by Laura Esquival.

    I hardly read anything for ages while my kids were small, but now I'm making sure I do it regularly again - I'm so glad to have it back in my life! :D
     
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  7. Ella

    Ella Haan farishtey hote hain ♥

    don't know, if he' reading it, but in the documentary "Spending 48 hours with SRK" he was holding this book in his hands:

    Mr. Nice - Autobiographie by Howard Marks :)
     
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  8. coldplay

    coldplay New Member

    Perhaps it´s an remnant of the Don research. :cool::eyebrows:
     
  9. rollercoast

    rollercoast Zindagi

    Tweet on 11 September 2011

    "right now reading rumi poems"
     
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  10. Wafa

    Wafa I want my Mom!!!

    thanks chris for keeping us updated, sometimes my brain (whatever is left of it :p ) is scattered and can't keep up
     
  11. rollercoast

    rollercoast Zindagi

    Lots going on right now Wafa!! :D

    My heart lit up when I read this the other day.
    I love Rumi and its overwhelming to think of Him sort of sharing it! :crazy: :bounce:

    And to think that in the middle of all the madness going on for him just now this is what he's reading.. :love:
     
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  12. Chamz

    Chamz Well-Known Member

    Crime and Punishment is my favorite book...today I watched it's movie...
    I'm still searching for The Idiot
     
  13. rollercoast

    rollercoast Zindagi

    Thought it appropriate to post these tweets here:

    14 December 2011
    • Desperately seeking a good book to read. Kindle dried up...bookstores out of bounds...heading to Nagpur would have been nice if I had a book
    • Thanx guys and girls keep the suggestions coming...need to immerse myself in books. Been a long time since I spent some time with myself.
     
  14. frenchfan

    frenchfan mornings best dealt with dark as nite coffee.

    Then Chris we should have the last one too, from 14 december :
    So if u r in Nagpur and have the time I would love it if u get me books...remember to write ur twitter handle please on the book
     
  15. frenchfan

    frenchfan mornings best dealt with dark as nite coffee.

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  16. Ella

    Ella Haan farishtey hote hain ♥

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  17. frenchfan

    frenchfan mornings best dealt with dark as nite coffee.

    :madgrin: Mister Smart Reader Khan gave a clue about what he's reading on his early morning tweet on 30th dec 2011 :spy:

    @iamsrk Woke up 2 early for a holiday. Loved ones still asleep. Did sum book browsing..i shall stay the way I am cos I do not give a damn. Bak 2 bed

    Hehe :) It's a quote from Dorothy Parker's Fame, which is in the book Enough Rope :

    If I didn't care for fun and such,
    I'd probably amount to much.
    But I shall stay the way I am,
    Because I do not give a damn.
    First printed in New York World, (16 August 1925)
     
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  18. Yeh Dil

    Yeh Dil He is my live

    Anne :spy: WOW. Thanks :kiss:
     
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  19. S.one

    S.one Well-Known Member

    Anne, seriously Wow !! :thumb:
     
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  20. frenchfan

    frenchfan mornings best dealt with dark as nite coffee.

    :humble: hehe :spy:(have to say I feel quite proud about this one :oops: ) :thumb::grouphug:
     
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