Weekend Reads:June 09, 2012

Some interesting reads for the weekend:

Why Narendra Modi will find it difficult to get out of Gujarat (Tehelka)

Murders by CPI(M) in Kerala (Outlook)

We are all Mamata now (Caravan)

How Biyani found a new home for Future Capital (ForbesIndia)

What Mukesh Ambani did not say at the Reliance AGM (Moneylife)

Farewell to Incredible India (Economist)

Ten Lessons from Peter Thiel’s class on startups (Forbes)

Why we don’t believe in science (NewYorker)

Paul Theroux’s quest to define Hawaii (Smithsonian)

What was that again?

“I’m not sure that Gold will not make a new high this year, but I think we’ve bottomed out and some gold mining shares have become very very inexpensive compared to the reserves they have.

And i think that in the current environment where it is clear that the worse the economy becomes the more the money printers will be at work, that to own a currency whose supply can not be increased at the will of some clowns that occupy the central banks is a desirable investment.” said Marc Faber