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The Brothers Karamazov
Fyodor Dostoevsky - Jan 23, 1996 (first published in 1879)
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The Brothers Karamazov, Dostoevsky’s crowning achievement, is a tale of patricide and family rivalry that embodies the moral and spiritual dissolution of an entire society (Russia in the 1870s). It created a national furor comparable only to the excitement stirred by the publication, in 1866, of Crime and Punishment. To Dostoevsky, The Brothers Kar...
Akshay M
Aug 01, 2020
@Erwin_payne3 Love it! The book is nothing less than a piece of art, but that being said, I would have a tough time reading it everyday!     source
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Susan J. Fowler
A Book of Simple Living
Brief Notes from the Hills
Ruskin Bond - Mar 01, 2015
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'Mist fills the Himalayan valleys, and monsoon rain sweeps across the hills. Sometimes, during the day, a bird visits me-a deep purple whistling thrush. She perches on the window sill, and looks out with me at the rain.' This personal diary records the many small moments that constitute a life of harmony-with the self, the natural world, and friend...
Akshay M
Aug 01, 2020
A Book of Simple Living by Ruskin Bond I never get bored of it no matter how many times I read it.     source
The First and Last Freedom
Jiddu Krishnamurti - Mar 26, 1975 (first published in 1954)
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Krishnamurti is a leading spiritual teacher of our century. In The First and Last Freedom he cuts away symbols and false associations in the search for pure truth and perfect freedom. Through discussions on suffering, fear, gossip, sex and other topics, Krishnamurti’s quest becomes the readers, an undertaking of tremendous significance....
Akshay M
Jul 20, 2020
@Kirti31550433 Here are a couple more that I find myself turning to often - The First and Last Freedom by Jiddu Krishnamurti A Book of Simple Living by Ruskin Bond Happy Reading!     source
Tao Te Ching
Lao Tzu - Apr 28, 2020 (first published in 600)
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A lucid translation of the well-known Taoist classic by a leading scholar-now in a Shambhala Pocket Library edition. Written more than two thousand years ago, the Tao Teh Ching, or -The Classic of the Way and Its Virtue, - is one of the true classics of the world of spiritual literature. Traditionally attributed to the legendary -Old Master, - Lao ...
Akshay M
Jul 15, 2020
A few books that have influenced me - 1. Personal Finance: Rich Dad, Poor Dad 2. Trading: Trading in the Zone 3. Mindfulness: The Power of Now 4. Philosophy: Letters from a Stoic, Tao Te Ching 5. Read Anytime: A Book of Simple Living     source
Rich Dad Poor Dad
What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!
Robert T. Kiyosaki - Apr 11, 2017 (first published in 1997)
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April 2017 marks 20 years since Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad Poor Dad first made waves in the Personal Finance arena.It has since become the #1 Personal Finance book of all time... translated into dozens of languages and sold around the world.Rich Dad Poor Dad is Robert's story of growing up with two dads — his real father and the father of his best ...
Akshay M
Jul 15, 2020
A few books that have influenced me - 1. Personal Finance: Rich Dad, Poor Dad 2. Trading: Trading in the Zone 3. Mindfulness: The Power of Now 4. Philosophy: Letters from a Stoic, Tao Te Ching 5. Read Anytime: A Book of Simple Living     source
The Power of Now
A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
Eckhart Tolle - Aug 19, 2004 (first published in 1997)
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Eckhart Tolle's message is simple: living in the now is the truest path to happiness and enlightenment. And while this message may not seem stunningly original or fresh, Tolle's clear writing, supportive voice and enthusiasm make this an excellent manual for anyone who's ever wondered what exactly "living in the now" means. Foremost, Tolle is a wor...
Akshay M
Jul 15, 2020
A few books that have influenced me - 1. Personal Finance: Rich Dad, Poor Dad 2. Trading: Trading in the Zone 3. Mindfulness: The Power of Now 4. Philosophy: Letters from a Stoic, Tao Te Ching 5. Read Anytime: A Book of Simple Living     source
Trading in the Zone
Master the Market with Confidence, Discipline and a Winning Attitude
Mark Douglas - Apr 01, 2000
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Douglas uncovers the underlying reasons for lack of consistency and helps traders overcome the ingrained mental habits that cost them money.  He takes on the myths of the market and exposes them one by one teaching traders to look beyond random outcomes, to understand the true realities of risk, and to be comfortable with the "probabilities" of mar...
Akshay M
Jul 15, 2020
A few books that have influenced me - 1. Personal Finance: Rich Dad, Poor Dad 2. Trading: Trading in the Zone 3. Mindfulness: The Power of Now 4. Philosophy: Letters from a Stoic, Tao Te Ching 5. Read Anytime: A Book of Simple Living     source
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Never Split the Difference
Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It
Chris Voss - May 17, 2016
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A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations—whether in the boardroom or at home.After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator brought him face-to-face with a range of criminals, including...
Akshay M
Jul 13, 2020
Whether we realise it or not, but in professional life and in personal life, we are always negotiating. A very much necessary, though underrated life skill. "Never Split the Difference" is an awesome book if you want to improve your negotiating skills.     source
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Mind Full to Mindful
Zen Wisdom From a Monk's Bowl
Om Swami - Mar 13, 2018
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Many of us struggle to remain calm during the day or to fall asleep at night. Our restless, treacherous minds make us feel good one moment and terrible another. From where do negativity and anguish engulf us and how do we go about being serene and peaceful? Zen shows us the art of attaining that inner quietude without rituals or dogma. It is about...
Akshay M
Jun 23, 2020
@Sr1vatsanV It's a good read. His books generally are.     source
Atomic Habits
An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
James Clear - Oct 16, 2018
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The instant New York Times bestseller. Over 1 million copies sold! Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad o...
Akshay M
Jun 21, 2020
@Vivek_Investor Thanks Vivek! I am glad you liked the notes from the book. The book is a pretty good read.     source
Letters from a Stoic
Lucius Annaeus Seneca - Jul 30, 1969 (first published in 1964)
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The power and wealth which Seneca the Younger (c.4 B.C. - A.D. 65) acquired as Nero's minister were in conflict with his Stoic beliefs. Nevertheless he was the outstanding figure of his age. The Stoic philosophy which Seneca professed in his writings, later supported by Marcus Aurelius, provided Rome with a passable bridge to Christianity. Seneca's...
Akshay M
Feb 27, 2020
A thread on my notes and highlights from the book "Letters from a Stoic" by Seneca. Written in around 65 AD, the book is a literary masterpiece, and has had a great influence on me. I try to re-read it at least once a year. (1/n)     source
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