#WorldBookDay: These Are The Books That Team MM Is Reading RN

Alisha Fernandes , 23 Apr 2018

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Every year, we celebrate days for different things, be it as trivial as World Nutella Day (February 5th, in case anyone was wondering) or as important as World Earth Day, which is April 22nd—there is a day for everything. And today, we celebrate World Book Day—to encourage reading and reiterate the fact that books are AWESOME, period. A book can transport you to places far and wide; it can open your mind to possibilities that wouldn’t occur to you otherwise; it can educate you and teach you new things; it can soothe your heart and soul; it can provide an escape; it can do so many things. And so, we decided to ask around the office to see if you could come up with a nice little reading list for you…and for us! This is what Team MissMalini is reading right now.

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

From the author of Gone Girl comes a story about Camille Preaker, a journalist who returns to her hometown to report on a series of brutal murders.

Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

Noah talks about his life in South Africa, in this autobiographical masterpiece.

Murder In Mahim by Jerry Pinto

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'Murder In Mahim' by Jerry Pinto, shortlisted for the Jury Award – Fiction at the 15th #RaymondCrosswordBookAward, is a gripping murder mystery set in Mumbai. Retired journalist Peter D’Souza joins his friend, Inspector Jende, to investigate the death of a young man found dead in the toilet of a railway station, discovering a world of secret desire, blackmail and unspoken love. Driven as much by fear and empathy as by curiosity about men who seek men, Peter tries to track down the killer. It is also a story of family and friendship, and a compelling, often poignant exploration of loneliness, greed and unlikely solidarities in the great metropolis. . . Want an invitation to the exclusive Raymond Crossword Book Award on 18th January in Mumbai? Share a picture or review of any of the books nominated or shortlisted for the award tagging us, and you could be rubbing shoulders with the whos-who of the Indian literary fraternity. . #CrosswordBookstores #CrosswordBookstore #BookAward #BookAwards #IndianBooks #Book #Books #Bookstagram #BookstagramIndia #Bookish #Bookstore #Read #Reading #NowReading #Bookclub #bookworm #bibliophile #booknerd #booklover #booksofinstagram #booklovers #SpeakingTigerBooks #JerryPinto #Fiction #MurderMystery #MurderInMahim

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This beautifully written crime story is a lovely read.

The Power by Naomi Alderman

This sci-fi novel explores a world where women are the dominant gender and was named as one of Barrack Obama‘s favourite books last year.

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

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Happy #worldbookday to all you lovely readers ❤. I hope you are having a great time reading some wonderful books. 📚 I am #currentlyreading the books that you see in the picture. I am already some pages into both Cuckold and Winter Garden and I am going to start The Book Thief today. Very Excited 😁😎. _ QOTD – On World Book Day, if I ask you to recommend one must read book, which one would it be? Comment below 😊 _ #saumyasbookstation #inbookismibelieve #cuckhold #thebookthief #wintergarden #markuszusak #kirannagarkar #kristinhannah #booklover #bookworm #igreads #booksofinstagram #bookaholic #bookstagram #booknerd #booknerdigans #ilovebooks #bibliophile #booktuber #indianbooktuber #booktube #reader #ilovereading

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This fictional story based during the time of the Nazi regime is a definite must-read for

Kartography by Kamila Shamsie

This romantic story weaved so beautifully by the author will take you to places you’ve never been.

The Bastard Of Istanbul by Elif Shafak

This novel revolves around the lives of people connected with the history of the 1915 Armenian Genocide.

Principles: Life And Work by Ray Dalio

It is classified as an autobiography but also doubles as an instructional book on making goals happen in life.

Remembrance by Jude Deveraux

This romance novel will soothe a worn heart.

The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck by Mark Manson

If there is an author who can get through a millennial in language that they’d understand, it’s this guy.

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

If you haven’t read this book, read it now. If you have, read it again.

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Aside from the riveting title, this book non-fiction book was published posthumously and revolves around the life, sickness and death of the author.

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari 

First published in Hebrew, this best-seller looks back at our species’ own history and attempts to explain and understand it.
How many of these books have you read? And which one are you dying to start reading? Tell us in the comments below!
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