5 Great Books to Read This Summer
Do you have the habit of reading books? It is said that reading good books take you to different heights. It opens the mind of the ignorant. If you don't have the habit of reading good books, start now itself. There are many benefits of reading books. Reading books are just like any other exercise. It helps the brain to work correctly.
It is an amazing exercise to reduce stress. When you devote your time to books, you can forget your tension for some time. It helps you to improve your knowledge and sharpen your skills.
Now, you might have understood the importance of reading books. I will now move on to the books you have to read to gain knowledge.
1. Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
This is a Science fiction book written by Neal Stephenson. It triggers your curiosity to know more and more about the space the passion gets intensified as the story progresses. Stephenson, who has done a lot of research about space, satisfies our thirst for knowledge about space in this book. He starts his story by telling that the people come to know that their life is shortened to two years because of the apocalypse waiting to wipe the whole humanity from the face of the earth.
The total destruction is caused by the meteor heading towards earth with the hunger to eat up all the humans on earth. So, these people, to counter the evil effect, prepares to send as many spacecraft as possible to save themselves from the meteor.
2. How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg
This book, written by Jordan Ellenberg teaches us the role Maths plays in our day to day life. We often, don't realize the importance of Maths in our everyday life. From politics to shopping, from shopping to lottery, mathematics plays a vital role. He, a mathematician himself, makes us realize this hardcore- fact.
3. The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between by Hisham Matar
This is an interesting story written by Hisham Marter in which a boy searches his lost father. This book describes the unfortunate fate of Jaballa Maar, who is a Libyan Protestant or a disputant who is captured by Colonel Gaddafi through the Egyptian spooks. While he is incarcerated in prison in Tripoli, his family lives in the hope that he is alive in some part of the earth.
4. The Fall of the House of Wilde by Oscar Wilde and His Family
This awesome non-fiction book by Emer O Sullivan gives a detailed account of Oscar Wilde's family. She talks to us about his life when he started writing to his tour throughout America to make people know about his work. She then goes on giving an account of the success of his books. In between, she has also introduced to us Oscar's surgeon father, his poet mother, and his detective brother who died due to excessive alcoholism.
5. Hands by John Napier
Have you ever imagined what all you do with your hands? This book explains to us all the things which we do with our hands. Reading this book gives an insight into our deeds and the significance of our hands.
In short, reading a lot of books gives us immense knowledge and pleasure. While the first two are science fictions, the rest of the three are non-fiction stories. One who doesn't like science fiction can find happiness in non-fiction stories.
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