Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; They are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.

- Charles W. Eliot

A few of my favorite books include the Sherlock Holmes series, Harry Potter series. My favorite English authors include R K Narayan, Ramachandra Guha, Jeffrey Archer, P G Wodehouse, O. Henry, and Agatha Christie.

My favorite kannada novelists include S L Bhyrappa, Poornachandra Tejaswi, Shivarama Karanth, and Ta Ra Su.

Recent favorites:

A Southern Music, T. M. Krishna

A Pig that wants to be eaten: 100 experiments for the Armchair Philosopher, Julian Baggiani

Unreal Elections, C. S. Krishna and Karthik Laxman

Shiva Trilogy, Amit Tripathi

India: A History by John Keay

And the Mountains Echoed, Khaled Hosseini

India After Gandhi by Ramachandra Guha

A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle

Saartha by S L Bhyrappa

The Other Song by Dr. Rajan Sankaran

Jugari Cross by Poornachandra Tejaswi

Hamsageethe by Ta Ra Su