Weekend Special – Famous Books That Can Be Read This Weekend
“Books are our best friends”. Yeah, we know how much it is true for those who love reading books and novels. Reading books is a passion for few folks as it gives an immense feeling of satisfaction and the joy that can’t be described in words. When you read a book, its feel great to put yourself into a world the writer created for you. Here is a list of few books that everyone should indulge into:
- Geek Love
Author: Katherine Dunn
On an initial level, it is creepy, engaging and extraordinary story of a family of purposely designed circus freaks. And on another level, it is a story all about belonging and identity: How do you define yourself in terms of your body, culture, religion and family. In short, how do you know what or who you really are?
- God’s Little Soldier
Author: Kiran Nagarkar
I bet you will be surprised when you read this novel as it makes you realize that there are highly complex questions one must think about when it comes to politics and religion. Things we have never thought about!
- The Left Hand of Darkness
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
The Left Hand of Darkness is not just a treasure of creation, thoughts and language, but it also takes conventional assumptions about gender and grinds them into a fine, powdery dust. The book won two awards- Hugo and Nebula Awards and later went on to become the cornerstones of science fiction.
- The Art of Choosing
Author: Sheena Iyengar
An intimate, beautifully written, and deeply compelling book, The Art of Choosing examines both the art and science of making wise decisions. The author’s very poignant struggle to clarify why we make the choices and decisions we make.
- Man’s Search for Meaning
Author: Viktor E. Frankl
It is like nothing that you have ever read before. As excruciating as his experiences in life, Frankl’s theory is full of love; he is able to find redemption for himself and others by this beautifully life-changing book.
- Love Among the Bookshelves
Author: Ruskin Bond
Being an acclaimed author of over five hundred works, Ruskin Bond introduces you to the stories he grew up with. Love Among the Bookshelves is an exploration of all the stories of his life that led him to eventually write some of his own.
- If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler
Author: Italo Calvino
It is the book about the pleasure of reading and will be the ultimate love letter for those with amorous affairs with the books. With an ingenious concept, the book comes from the unparalleled imagination of Calvino. I bet, by the time you reach its wonderful conclusion, you’ll be wishing you could somehow read it again for the very first time.
- A Suitable Boy
Author: Vikram Seth
At its core, it is a love story. This book takes us into the richly imagined world of four large extended families and spins a compulsively readable tale of their love and lives.
Have you read any of the books listed above? If yes, let us know your feedback in comments below.