Bad Blood by Lorna Sage
There are a lot of books about dysfunctional families, but most are just patches from a lot of people’s harrowing experiences. Bad Blood is like a quilt of those odds and ends as it unravels a tale of a family and the negativities overwhelming each generation until the writer of the memoir defies it all.
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Self-discovery takes time and courage because sometimes, in order to find yourself, you have to do things you’ve never done before. That’s exactly what Elizabeth Gilbert did to save herself and the rest of her life.
The Power of Less by Leo Babauta
Like most self-help books, this one helps you simplify your life by targeting the habits keeping you from moving forward. Leo Babauta’s principles maybe a little difficult to follow but with an open mind and a drive to declutter, a simple lifestyle is not impossible.
A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
Especially for those who have the knack for absorbing information about the universe and topics related to it, this best-seller is a must read. Despite its seemingly complicated content, it has sold more than 10 million copies and has been in the London best-seller list for more than four years.
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media by Noam Chomsky and Edward Herman
This literary piece explains the propaganda model of the media which critiques the relationship between the mass media, corporations, and the government. It’s a good read since the power of mass media these days influences all factors of society.