Tuesday, December 6, 2011

I hope my children read...

1. Aesop's Fables. Dreams are made of these.

2. Ho-Jo-Bo-Ro-Lo by Sukumar Ray. Nonsense almost always makes sense.

3. Famous Five. Man's best friend is a dog.

4. Tintin, Asterix and Obelix. Before they see the 3D movies, they better know what its about.

5. Alice In Wonderland. You never know, it might just be true.

6. Every God Damn Book by Satyajit Ray. Yes, even the bad ones. Wait, are there bad ones?

7. Malory Towers by Enid Blyton. Girls need to know that girls are not bad people.

8. Jane Eyre. Women are stronger. Period.

9. Mahabharat. So that they never ever have the guts to say India is a developing country.

10. My Experiments with Truth. All the good men have very bad habits.

11. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Why you ask? Its elementary, my dear Watson!

12. Miss Marple. Because you don't need to smoke cocaine to solve murders.

13. Pride and Prejudice. What is love? Who the hell is Aishwarya Rai?

14. Little Women. Little Men. Jo's Boys. If you want to know how to be happy when you are sad.

15. Harry Potter. Even when you know the end, it is the journey that counts.

16. A Sea of Poppies. To know what not to read. Urgh!

17. The Kite Runner. Your life is measured by the friends you make.

18. The Catcher in the Rye. Be a Rebel !!!!

19. To Kill a Mockingbird. Darr ke Aage Jeet Hai!

20. Love Story. Life is short. Really.

21. Lolita. Its time to get out the good stuff ;)

22. Great Expectations. Life sucks.

23. The Unvanquished or Aporajito. and THIS is how you deal with it.

24. Doctors. Can a girl and a guy ever just be friends?

25. A Midsummer Night's Dream. So they can say "oh I have read Shakespeare" :P



or else I am going to disown them. Simple and Clear.

5 comments:

Kuntala said...

sorbonash Sumana, ekebare tyajyo korbe! tobe tomar boiyer list-ta bhalo. poRatei jodi hoy tahole egulo poRanoi bhalo.

sumana said...

Hyan! onek onek aro bhalo boi list e nei, kintu ki jano, ei boi gulo, chotobyala theke amar songe ache, hoyto poRini,but baRite chilo, dekhechi. ei boigulo somehow amakr boRo hote sahajjo koreche....tai! baki boi poRe poruk, na poRe na poruk :)

Anonymous said...

Please let the kids also read

Wizard of Oz : to learn that perception is everything

Count of monte cristo: to know what to do when they stumble upon $$$$$ while cleaning your backyard!!!

~Shampa

sumana said...

Shampa- haha ok will do :) Another friend suggested the second book too...thats a must now, I feel!

Antara said...

The list is exaustive and well thought of.Even i would love my girls to read some of those.