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Ratan Tata names the one book he truly cherishes. Do you have it on your reading list?

The 2008 novel combines Tata’s two great loves - dogs and cars.

, ET Bureau|
Nov 22, 2019, 06.03 PM IST
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Tata's passion for cars and affection for the canine community are well documented facts.
Ratan Tata’s arrival on Instagram is an event that is much cherished by his admirers. His followers have plenty of questions, and one of those is about his book preferences. While there is no list out from him yet, the Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus, in a series of Instagram Stories, shared the name of a book that he greatly enjoyed - 'The Art of Racing in the Rain' by Garth Stein.

This 2008 novel combines Tata’s two great loves - dogs and cars. His passion for cars and affection for the canine community are well documented facts. The book, narrated from a dog’s perspective, follows the life of his owner Denny Swift, a race car driver, with the dog’s desire to be reincarnated as a human being, forming the spine of the story.

​Ratan Tata shared the name of the book he 'truly cherishes' on his Instagram Stories.
Ratan Tata shared the name of the book he 'truly cherishes' on his Instagram Stories.

Earlier this year, a movie adaptation of the book was released. Unfortunately, the reviews weren’t so favourable. As a fan of the book, a tough decision must be made. Should you watch the movie, despite the poor reviews? Or stick to being happy with the book?

Wonder, what Tata chose.

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