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Preeti Shenoy is an Indian author. She has been consistently nominated for the Forbes List of the 100 most influential celebrities in India since 2013. Preeti received the Indian of the Year award by Brands Academy. She has also received Business excellence award instituted by New Delhi Management Institute.
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The Girl Who Couldn't Love
A Novel
Shinie Antony - Oct 10, 2017
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An introverted, middle-aged spinster, Roo, or Rudrakshi Sen, lives with her mother and teaches English at a local school. Roo’s mother, semi-blind and a chronic invalid, lives most of the time in an imaginary world where she turns the grief of her husband’s death and their bizarre relationship into the belief that theirs was a happy, conventional m...
Preeti Shenoy
Aug 04, 2021
This is easily one of the best books and one of my fav books of @shinieantony I read it in one sitting. Loved it.      source
The Travelling Cat Chronicles
Hiro Arikawa - Oct 23, 2018 (first published in 2012)
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A life-affirming anthem to kindness and self-sacrifice, The Travelling Cat Chronicles shows how the smallest things can provide the greatest joy.We take journeys to explore exotic new places and to return to the comforts of home, to visit old acquaintances and to make new friends. But the most important journey is the one that shows us how to follo...
Preeti Shenoy
Jun 01, 2021
3 books I absolutely loved that feature cats 🐈‍⬛ #BookRecommendation      source
The Guest Cat
Takashi Hiraide - Jan 28, 2014 (first published in 2001)
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A bestseller in France and winner of Japan’s Kiyama Shohei Literary Award, The Guest Cat, by the acclaimed poet Takashi Hiraide, is a subtly moving and exceptionally beautiful novel about the transient nature of life and idiosyncratic but deeply felt ways of living. A couple in their thirties live in a small rented cottage in a quiet part of Tokyo;...
Preeti Shenoy
Jun 01, 2021
3 books I absolutely loved that feature cats 🐈‍⬛ #BookRecommendation      source
Kaspar the Titanic Cat
Michael Morpurgo - Mar 13, 2012 (first published in 2008)
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A heart-warming, colour-illustrated novel about Kaspar the Savoy cat, from the award-winning author of Born to Run and The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips.Kaspar the cat first came to the Savoy Hotel in a basket - Johnny Trott knows, because he was the one who carried him in. Johnny was a bell-boy, you see, and he carried all of Countess Kandinsky's...
Preeti Shenoy
Jun 01, 2021
3 books I absolutely loved that feature cats 🐈‍⬛ #BookRecommendation      source
THE STATIONERY SHOP OF TEHRAN
Kamali Marjan - Nov 01, 2019
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A poignant, heartfelt new novel by the award-nominated author of Together Tea that explores loss, reconciliation, and the quirks of fate.Roya, a dreamy, idealistic teenager living amid the political upheaval of 1953 Tehran, finds a literary oasis in kindly Mr. Fakhri’s neighborhood stationery shop, stocked with books and pens and bottles of jewel-c...
Preeti Shenoy
May 13, 2021
LOVED these four books set in turbulent times. #BookRecommendation      source
The Tattooist of Auschwitz
A Novel
Heather Morris - Sep 04, 2018
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In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a Tätowierer (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners.Imprisoned for more than two and a half years, Lal...
Preeti Shenoy
May 13, 2021
LOVED these four books set in turbulent times. #BookRecommendation      source
The Nightingale
A Novel
Kristin Hannah - Apr 25, 2017
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In love we find out who we want to be.In war we find out who we are.FRANCE, 1939In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn’t believe that the Nazis will invade France…but invade they do, in droves of marching soldiers, in caravans of trucks and tanks, in planes that f...
Preeti Shenoy
May 13, 2021
LOVED these four books set in turbulent times. #BookRecommendation      source
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Persepolis
The Story of a Childhood (Pantheon Graphic Library)
Marjane Satrapi - Jun 01, 2004 (first published in 2000)
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A New York Times Notable BookA Time Magazine “Best Comix of the Year”A San Francisco Chronicle and Los Angeles Times Best-sellerWise, funny, and heartbreaking, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi’s memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. In powerful black-and-white comic strip images, Satrapi tells the story of her life in Tehran from...
Preeti Shenoy
May 13, 2021
LOVED these four books set in turbulent times. #BookRecommendation      source
Missing Presumed Dead [Paperback] Kiran Manral
Kiran Manral - Jul 15, 2018
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In a dysfunctional marriage, it may seem convenient when the wife commits suicide, but things aren’t always what they seem.Battling both a fractured marriage and the monsters in her cranium, Aisha leads a sequestered life on the outskirts of a town in the hills of North India. She struggles to stay functional and tries to wean herself off the pills...
Preeti Shenoy
Apr 10, 2021
6 books by Indian women writers that I absolutely loved :      source
The Fisher Queen's Dynasty
Kavita Kane - Dec 15, 2017
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‘I learnt to love like a man—to love without feelings. And I shall never forget this lesson.’Matsyagandha, Daseyi, Yojanagandha — the queen of Hastinapur, Satyavati. Abandoned as a baby, preyed on by a rishi, she hardens herself, determined that the next time she is with a man, she will be the one to win. And win she does: the throne of Hastinapur ...
Preeti Shenoy
Apr 10, 2021
6 books by Indian women writers that I absolutely loved :      source
Alphabet Soup for Lovers
Anita Nair - Oct 04, 2016
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Lena Abraham knows that love can end in only one way -- disappointment. Her marriage to KK is perfect precisely because she is not in love with him, and their life on a tea plantation in the picturesque Anamalai hills is idyllic. Then, one rainy morning, a man arrives to take up temporary residence in the homestay they run.Shoola Pani is south Indi...
Preeti Shenoy
Apr 10, 2021
6 books by Indian women writers that I absolutely loved :      source
Scandalous Housewives by Madhuri Banerjee
The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Planet Polygamous by Shinie Antony
The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
Text, Don't Call by Infjoe
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
Goat Days by Benyamin & Joseph Koyippally (Tr. )
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
Collected Stories by Roald Dahl
Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
Maid by Stephanie Land
Writers and Their Cats by Alison Nastasi