Today it is World Book Day and a day of celebration for every avid reader. Even the TV world is full of book enthusiasts, and the biggest amongst them is Kumkum Bhagya actress Sriti Jha. She has a lovely bookshelf in her home and it has some of the best from different genres. So, while other actresses are busy nailing their fashion game, Sriti gets her high from browsing over books with a cup of tea. From Harry Potter to Margaret Atwood and classics of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, there is a lot to read and enjoy. Even her BFF Mouni Roy is a bookworm and they spend a lot of time chit-chatting over what they are reading. We did a quick scan of Sriti's Insta account and zeroed down on a few books that would be the envy of every book lover out there...
Memoirs by Pablo Neruda's
The book chronicles his life as a student in Santiago, his stint as a consul in Asia and his escape to Europe on horseback from the Andes. He was known his expressive prose and exemplary insight into the world around him.
Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee
It is supposed to be the prelude to the classic novel, To Kill A Mockingbird and talks about the racial tensions in the US. Amazon wrote that it was the most pre-ordered book since Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in 2007 and they had struggled to cope with the demands.
1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
Hailed as one of the world's greatest living novelists, Murakami's books are international bestsellers. He is also a well known translator. In this book, he creates a fictionalized world and a real one.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez's collection
If you have read any one book of Marquez, you cannot stay without trying out the others. Like millions, she also possesses all of his best works like Love In The Time of Cholera, One Hundred Years of Solitude and No One Writes to The Colonel.
The English Patient by Michael Ondaatjee
It is a melancholic book but gorgeous when it comes to to the prose. The four is based during the WWII and talks about four characters.
It is not only Sriti, who is a huge book readers. Others like Ssharad Malhotra, Shashank Vyas, Sehban Azim also read a lot. Shashank Vyas said, "My favorite books are You Can Win and The Power Of Subconscious Mind. I started reading when I was struggling for work. It helped me grow as a person. I feel that reading also broadens our mind and helps us to look at things from a different perspective." So, you see they are more into philosophy and non-fiction books. Stay tuned to Bollywood Life for more scoop and updates.
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