Following last year’s tradition of writing about the books I read in the previous year, here is the list of books I read in 2013:

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One Up On Wall Street: How To Use What You Already Know To Make Money In

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher’ Stone

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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Broken Genius: The Rise and Fall of William Shockley

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The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger

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Forrest Gump

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The Millionaire Mind

Which was the best? Surprisingly, the history of the shipping container is more fascinating than you would expect. The Box is a must read for every one and the learnings from it apply in the software industry too.

I am starting 2014 with two books on my reading list:

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Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

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For a Song and a Hundred Songs: A Poet’s Journey Through a Chinese Prison