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Finished reading the book “Rumi’s Daughter” by Muriel Maufroy. Now moving on to the latest random find i.e. “The Mother-in-Law: The Other Woman in Your Marriage” by Veena Venugopal. I was at some place where there was an outlet of the Liberty Bookshop. Even though I have at least 2 dozen books that I haven’t read, I couldn’t stop myself from entering the bookshop..and buying not one but three books.. spur of the moment decision (or maybe true sign of a biblioholic?). Anyway, on my journey back, I started reading this book and read 8 to 9 pages. Found it a light read and decided to bump it up on my reading list. So, this is the book I’ll start reading 🙂

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I had heard/read about Sheryl Sandberg‘s book ‘Lean In – Women, Work, and the Will to Lead‘ before I saw it at the bookshop.Sandberg is the Chief Operating Officer at Facebook. I thought for a while before I bought it. Started reading it a few days ago. After re-reading The Fifth Mountain, and The Alchemist, and reading Biz Stone’s ‘Things a Little Bird Told Me – Confessions of a Creative Mind’, I did find it difficult (initially) to go back to a book about gender issues. Having a Board Meeting this week didn’t help either. However, slowly and gradually, I have picked up pace and am enjoying reading Sheryl’s book. Still on the second chapter but can already understand and relate to the issues identified by Sheryl. More to come later.

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