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Sita, an illustrated retelling of the Ramayana by Devdutt Pattanaik

From Mahabharata to Ramayana, I have to admit, I am now addicted to anything Indian. In our literature class in high school, we already tackled the story Rama and Sita, but after a long time, I’ve forgotten about it already. … Continue reading

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The Lemming Dilemma: Living with Purpose and Leading with Vision by David Hutchens

Lemmings jump off the cliffs, by instinct, therefore rational explanation about this big jump isn’t clear for scientists yet. The fact is that they do take the big leap to the unknown without a real purpose, as per their eventuality. … Continue reading

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The Man from Saigon by Marti Leimbach

Setting was during the Vietnam War, 1967, whereby a female reporter, Susan, was sent to cover women related news items amidst the war. In the process, he met another journalist named Marc and she fell in love with him but … Continue reading

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The Call: Discovering why you are here by Oriah Mountain Dreamer

As I was feeling uninspired recently, I decided to get this book in one of the book sales I visited here in Singapore. I thought this book will be able to help me, entice and encourage me to search for … Continue reading

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A Sound Hope, An Anthology on Cochlear Implantation in the Philippines

I wanted to write an article about my profession for some writing competition,  hence, to inspire myself a little bit, I decided  to read this booklet.This booklet is just about the journey of a number of Filipino hearing impaired patients … Continue reading

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The Servant as Leader by Robert K. Greenleaf

This booklet was very difficult to read because the sentences were constructed with so much conjunctions and commas. It felt like the sentences were never ending and I tended to get lost somewhere at the middle in the process of … Continue reading

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Jaya, an illustrated retelling of the Mahabharata by Devdutt Pattanaik

I got it the book during our trip to India. I was original searching for Ramayana (I’ve seen plays about it many times, and read the bridged story in high school, hence the interest in re-reading it again)  but due … Continue reading

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Folk Tales from Nepal – Kesar Lall

I recently decided to get books or booklets from places I’d be visiting. It started last year and for our visit in Nepal, this is the book-let I purchased to represent the country in my dream/plan to set my very … Continue reading

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The Shaking Woman or a History of My Nerves by Siri Hustvedt

Well, after her father passed on, she had a series of epileptic-like shaking. She went to different specialists and read many books to somehow help her label her symptom but to no avail. In the end, she just accepted the … Continue reading

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Your Past Does Not Define Your Future – by Bo Sanchez

A book once again borrowed from Phil. I decided to read the book because its short and I thought it would be an easy read. Unlike his other books, this is very very very serious, no jokes, no humour. It … Continue reading

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