So some of our new members suggested picking a classic book, one from the typical "100 Books to Read Before You Die" lists. You came, you saw, you voted. Now you read...
About the book:
Born at the stroke of midnight at the exact moment of India’s independence, Saleem Sinai is a special child. However, this coincidence of birth has consequences he is not prepared for: telepathic powers connect him with 1,000 other ‘midnight’s children’ all of whom are endowed with unusual gifts. Inextricably linked to his nation, Saleem’s story is a whirlwind of disasters and triumphs that mirrors the course of modern India at its most impossible and glorious
"One of the most important books to come out of the English-speaking world in this generation" - The New York Review of Books