Chup: Breaking the Silence About India's Women by Deepa Narayan

A powerful exploration into the psyche of Indian women and how society perpetuates the status quo

Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

If you want to understand how the opioid crisis began, read this

So Good They Can't Ignore You - Cal Newport

A series of blog posts that unfortunately became a book. Not recommended.

Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals by Oliver Burkeman

A book about time and our relationship with it. Recommended.

Life Between Buildings by Jan Gehl

A gentle introduction to the study of buildings and the way they enable societal interactions.

The Way We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter by Peter Singer

The ethical dilemma of eating. Highly recommended!

Annihilation of Caste(Annotated Edition) by Arundhati Roy

Check it out on Goodreads I find India really fascinating sometimes, even though I鈥檝e lived my whole life here. What the cultural multitudes and colorful festivals hide underneath is an ugly facade which threatens to break everything that has been built over the years. What I find most fascinating is how we鈥檝e conditioned ourselves to ignore the blatant reality and move ahead with an oblivious calm, living in shit and aspiring for the gold....

Parenting Beyond Belief by Dale McGowan

Check it out on Goodreads I have had a very curious relationship with religion, although now that I talk to others, it was a much more normal experience than what I led myself to believe. I followed the typical path of receiving a particular religion from my parents (born a 鈥淗indu child鈥), which had a supporting role in my life up until my late-teenage/early-adolescent years. As is the norm for every child brought up in religion, I used to consider myself special believing that I had a 鈥減ersonal relationship鈥 with God....

I Do What I Do by Raghuram Rajan

Check it out on Goodreads I had picked up this one thinking it to be an autobiography, and with an expectation that it鈥檒l cover Rajan鈥檚 tussles with the government in more details. I was pleasantly surprised to find instead a good collection of technical essays covering the workings of RBI, and economics in general. If you鈥檙e looking for a good explanatory work in the field of Economics (and especially those concerning India and its policies), you鈥檒l enjoy this....

Azadi by Arundhati Roy

A series of essays on the bleak reality in India. Highly recommended.