Most readers have their personal preferences of authors, genres and books; however, there are few books that are a must-read for everyone. These are the books that may alter your life by becoming a source of inspiration. If you are an avid reader, then we would suggest you consider buying these books. Here is a list of some of the best books that you must certainly have in your home library.
The Alchemist is amasterpiece! Authored by Paulo Coelho, the story is about Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who following a recurring dream to be prophetic, goes upto a Gypsy fortune teller to seek its meaning. The woman interprets the dream as a prophecy telling the boy that he will discover a treasure at the Egyptian pyramids. He then travels in search of a worldly treasure. His quest leads him to a far better situation than he would have ever imagined.
The book is about healing, and this is what makes it powerful. The author of the book had done extensive research on ways to heal the mind while he was serving as a church preacher. A thorough reading and implication of this book, can help readers overcome stress in real-life. Thus, not only the book makes for a great pass-time read, but can help tackle problematic and serious life situations by helping the reader develop a calm and composed mind.
Wings of Fire is the autobiography of former Indian President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. The story, in Dr. Kalam's own words, helps evoke the reader to identify their own inner potentials and strengths. It talks about his early life and his work in Indian space research and missile programs. The autobiography shows how a boy from a humble background went on to become a key player in Indian space research and Indian missile programmes, and later the President of India.
Steve Jobs happens to be among some of the most influential people on the planet, with his work in the field of technology having a global impact. Written by Walter Isaacson, Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography, is based on the author's 40 interviews conducted over two years with Jobs as well as interviews with the tech-innovator's close acquaintances. Isaacson tells the impressive story of Job's work life, and how through his creative entrepreneurial mindset and a passion for perfection, he led the revolution of six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing.
Having played an instinctive role in fighting apartheid in the South Africa, along with fighting for various other rights for blacks, Nelson Mandela is one of the most acclaimed freedom fighters of the country. In his autobiography The Long Walk to Freedom the former President reveals much of himself, talking about his lifetime of devotion to public works. His service to his country and to the people had cost him two marriages. Mandela wrote a big chunk of the book during his 27 years long imprisonment on Robben Island by South Africa's apartheid regime.
|Product||Price in India|
|The Alchemist||₹ 275|
|The Power of your Subconscious Mind||₹ 279|
|Wings of Fire: An Autobiography of Abdul Kalam||₹ 337|
|Steve Jobs||₹ 1,299|
|Long Walk To Freedom||₹ 649|
Having an intense love for everything smart, Kanishka is an enthusiastic writer. A keen reader who is mostly found reading a book, but not a bookaholic she writes best on gadgets and technology. Apart from it she is an avid traveler and likes to pen down her travel experiences. However she hasn’t ever restricted her writings and can write possibly on anything under the sun. When not absorbed in the latest gripping page-turner, Kanishka loves cooking and eating and otherwise spends far too much time at the computer....read more