Share the books you have read

@Changed_one I highly recommend “Atomic Habits” by James Clear. He shows how you can break bad habits and start good ones by taking small steps. For example, to build a habit of working out, you start telling yourself: “I am an active, healthy person, so I work out every day.” Then you pick a habit you already have, like brushing your teeth. Immediately after brushing your teeth, do one push-up. Now you are done working out for that day. The next day do 2. And so on. Make the habit so easy it is easier to do it than to think about whether or not to do it! Over time you get bored with the small stuff and you’re building strength and you start naturally doing more. Because that is what an “active, healthy person” like you does. It’s transformative, works for any area of life. :v:

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thanks for this man very helpful

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Reading this thread, I have made my mind I will buy some books myself. And fortunately enough there is World Book Fair going on in Delhi till 18th February.
I will visit there and get some books.

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If you go there before 16, then please quote some good non-fiction book prices, If they offer the books at affordable rates, I’d be interested in going there.

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so you like novels.
I am thinking of ordering The Catcher in the Rye.

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Sure, just give me some examples of books. I will look them up and revert back. I was actually thinking of going on 15th itself so it works for me too.

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meditations by marcus {translation by george hays}
deep work
The Power of Now
Ikigai
The Four Agreements

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It seems good. It will be the first try but I am intrested in grotesque things like Gogol The noise or Kafka metamorphosis. And I prefer short books thus novels are good choices

@Changed_one I am currently at the fair, it’s been an hour I have been here and some of stores are selling originals which are priced above the rate you will get online. Some stores are selling the copies but they are also good condition.

I myself got 5 books for 400 from Hall no. 1. idk if it was a good decision. I should have bargained more.

I only visited hall 1 and 2 and I only found one store with good prices in Hall no. 1.

You will find many sellers on the street also when entering from supreme court metro station. They were typically selling in the range of 100-200 with discounts on bulk buy, depending on the books. For example price of Ikigai ranged from 150-200. I got Ikigai for 100 (hardcover) from hall 1.

Got these books to be precise -
Atomic Habit
rich dad poor dad
Homo dues
Ikigai
the subtle art of not giving a fuck

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5 books at 400 is good deal :handshake:. Man I live in a small town don’t have any book store or yearly book fair where I get books at lower price.

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You will get a better quality online for the price I paid. The only reason I went today was I wanted to experience a book fair. :slightly_smiling_face:

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Books are expensive when ordered online

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That’s true, but you will have a variety whereas in a book fair the variety is limited, was not able to find my top priority books there. No one had them.

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damn, will visit the fair

the book you bought cost 200 each here, you made a good decision

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:rofl:100% Relatable

20 char. minimum

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Atomic Habits, yay! Right on man! I’d be interested to hear what you think of it. The author’s American. It’s interesting to know how people in other countries feel about these ideas. Are they cross-cultural or is it too bound to the American way of thinking?

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It goes into the science of habits and after all we all are humans and have more or less similar triggers and all. So it’s valid irrespective of culture.

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