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Must reads- 21 books you must stack in your library

Books are the best friends of life and they stay with us forever, they give us lessons and they give us reasons to get inspired and also a reason to empower ourselves and make the changes in our lives. There are books in the market for everything be it stress, relationships, anger management, novels that inspire life, books belonging to the knowledge genre, biographies and many other sections. But there are only a few selective books that one must have in order to have an inspiration and a collection that speaks your status. We can surely help you with this and give you a list of 21 best books:

1. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance written by Robert M. Pirsing

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The book is an inspiring tale of a father and a son on a motorcycle trip. The book entails the life hurdles and challenges.

2. Watership Down written by Richard Adams

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The book is a tale of bedtime stories where a watership is followed by a series of evil rabbits, fox and rivers.

3. The Last Lecture written by Jeffrey Zaslow and Randy Pausch

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The book entails a lecture where an American professor of computer science gives a famous lecture on how to achieve your childhood dreams.

4. A Short History of Nearly Everything written by Bill Bryson

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The book also lists a guide to science and a short story to everything.

5. Man’s Search for Meaning written by Viktor Frankl

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As the name says, the book is published in the year of 1946 and entails the experience of a man dealing with other people.

6. The Forever War Written by Joe Haldeman

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The book is a story of a soldier in a Vietnam War and how he battles the mysterious alien race.

7. Cosmos written by Carl Sagan

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The book details the 15 billion years of stunning cosmic history and touches gracefully the religion and philosophy.

8. Bartleby The Scrivener A Story of Wall-Street written by Herman Melville

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The book is a tale of a man named Bartleby who willfully works in a New York law firm.

9. Maus A Survivor’s Tale written by Art Spiegelman

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The book details the story of a Jewish survivor, his son and a cartoonist, who all desperately comes in terms with a father’s story.

10. For Whom the Bell Tolls written by Ernest Hemingway

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A story of a young and an idealistic American demolitions expert who is fighting the 1937 Spanish civil war.

11. Kafka on the Shore written by Haruki Murakami

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A Japanese novel listing two interrelated plots.

12. The Little Prince written by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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Story of a pilot who crashes a plane.

13. The Road written by Cormac McCarthy

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Based on an apocalyptic nuclear writer.

14. One Hundred Years of Solitude written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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Based on a magical realism.

15. East of Eden written by John Steinbeck

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Story of two families

16. How to Win Friends and Influence People written by Dale Carnegie

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The title says it all.

17. Crime and Punishment written by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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Story of a killer

18. The Brothers Karamazov written by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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Tale of family rivalry.

19. The Stranger written by Albert Camus

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Story of a person learning his mother’s death.

20. Dune written by Frank Herbert

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Science fiction.

21. The Handmaid’s Tale written by Margaret Atwood

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A mysterious story of women.








About Aditi Jhalani

Aditi Jhalani, holds years of experience and has a special interest in writing on satirical subjects. Making people laugh and learn at the same time satisfies the writer in her. Not just these, the writer holds experience in writing for technology, IT, fashion and numerous other subjects. She was previously a fashion designer but discovered that she penning down her thoughts on paper was more interesting.

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