Book Review | 13 Steps to Bloody Good Luck - Sushmita Malakar Blog

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Book Review | 13 Steps to Bloody Good Luck

13th Steps to Bloody Good Luck
by Ashwin Sanghi

One bloody inspiring book.

I pre-ordered this book. I finished it in 2 days, but I am writing a review today. Why? Because it is never too late to review a Ashwin Sanghi book. This is of course an entirely different genre to expect from Ashwin Sanghi and yes, he has nailed it.

This book is not a book bragging about the personal success of the author, but certainly a book with loads of example that will make you think. Even though it has really less pages, it is a slow read because you will go into a state of thinking and introspection.


Summary

This book takes you through the 13 amazing steps that Ashwin Sanghi has identified during his journey of life. And this book is so well researched that you will feel really glad that you are reading this book and discovering about almost every big names that you could think of. 

The author has quoted the examples from the lives of Jamshedji Tata, Indira Gandhi, John Grisham and many more apart from his own life. 

The book has actually treated luck as luck and has not really made you feel stupid for believing in this ultimate factor all your life. 

My Opinion

This book is surely a read for people who are still discovering their lives or are still not sure about what should be done with their lives or have lost almost all hopes after trying really hard to achieve something. This book will rekindle your faith in luck and more importantly, yourself. 

One thing however is very evident and intelligently disguised in this book is that whenever you try to do something new, you should always make sure that you have something to fall back to. That is, a back up plan, a good enough to support you, is always necessary. For example, Chetan Bhagat had a job when he tried his luck as an author. John Grisham was a lawyer while he wrote his first book (inspired from one of his cases).

You really have to read between the lines to reach the ultimate goal of good luck. 

As for the steps, they are not something new. We all knew them, but never identified them. 

Publisher : Westland
Price: INR 100
Pages: 160
My Ratings : 4/5

2 comments:

Aseem said...

Wasn't Ashwin Sanghi into thrillers and stuff? Never knew he writes philosophy too. Interesting stuff :).

Sushmita said...

Yes! This is his first non-fiction and he has aced this genre too!