5 Books to read while in Quarantine:

While spending time at home, you can pick up your reading habit. Those of you have a huge TBR, can also read for finishing it. However, we came up with a few suggestions which will totally be a literary treat to you.

1. Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom:

Written by Mitch Albom, ‘Tuesdays With Morrie’ is an absolute treat to the soul. The book explores the deep emotions of the human heart and manages to touch every nook and cranny of a person’s life. If not anything, this book will teach you self- love and gratitude.

2. A Little Life by Hanya Yanagahara:

I was quite skeptical while suggesting this book. This book isn’t for the weak-hearted. ‘A Little Life’ is an 800 page long book but once you are hooked to it, there is no going back. The book narrates the story of 4 friends and the weird and unpredictable turns their lives take. The book has so many mixed reviews but I absolutely loved it. It took me 3 months to complete the book but it was so worth it. 

3. Normal People by Sally Rooney:

I read ‘Normal People’ in a dark phase of my life and this book has been nothing but a blessing to me. ‘Normal People’ is an exquisite love story of two people madly in love with each other. The book explains how it’s difficult to explain the matters of the heart and how one person’s life can have an immense impact on someone else’s. The character development of this book is praiseworthy.

4. When Breather Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi: 

In times like this, we cannot but feel indebted to all the medical professionals. And this book totally allows you to do so. ‘When Breathe Becomes Air’ is an autobiography from a neuro-surgeon written in his last days while fighting with lung cancer. The book is written in a simple and lucid style. Reading this book will force you to contemplate all your decisions at least twice.

5. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez:

This book by Marquez is a masterpiece. This book isn’t just a love story, but so much more. The story revolves around two people who fall in love and then suffer the harsh realities which love brings with it. It not only narrates different traits of human nature but also depicts a careful sketch of the Latin American culture of the early 20th century.

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