When we hear our seniors say: enjoy your college life to the fullest, this time will not come back! We smirk at them, make faces and think of this as one another boring advice. But most of us do not know that how true these words are. Once college life ends, a race begins-A race of making money, paying bills, fulfilling responsibilities and standing out amongst rest. After college you do not really get the time to read, in particular literature that serves as the best guidance. There are however some great books that teach you lessons for life, these books do not only provide insights to realities of life but also share experiences of some successful business tycoons. The article will identify some must-reads for students.
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The kite runner, by Khalid Hosseini is another brilliant attempt of identifying the deep-rooted colonial evils in Afghanistan. It also focuses on relationships in family, mainly focusing on bond between father and son. his book is one great example of looking at things form a unique perspective.
How to get filthy rich in rising Asia by Mohisn Hamid is a great example of contemporary world where desires arise as globalization flattens. It can prove out to be a great piece of writing for students intending to chase literature in future. The literature will allow students to explore the boundaries of classic prose.
To kill a mocking bird by Harper lee is a book that shall broaden a student’s perspective regarding societal factors. This is one book everyone should read once in their lifetime. The writer has beautifully addressed the issue of class, courage, gender roles, and compassion in her book.
Free food for millionaires by Min Jin Lee is the best for students who are struggling hard to make career choices. The book is an amazing story of a girl who goes at all lengths to make the right choice of career. She has a hard time deciding between her own passions and expectations from parents. The moral is that career choices shall be independent and not a reflection of others.
I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai, it is the story of a girl from Pakistan who wanted to seek education. But because of talibanization she is stopped form pursuing her ambitions. The evil of terrorism is such that it evades human lives in contemporary times. The book gives an example of people who are deprived of basic necessities of life.
Apart from this, the below mentioned five books are also must-reads, in particular for students just about to graduate.
- As the crow flies by Jeffrey archer
- Freedom by Jonathan Frazen
- Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
- 1984 by George Orwell
- Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
- The stranger by Albert Camus
- The art of Happiness by The Dalai Lama
Books shall be treated as friends. Especially when it comes to battle of life , a book is the best counselor. It guides and advices well enough. We learn things for books no parent or preacher can teach!