Asking book lovers if they like reading is just like asking them if they breathe. Summers are at their swing and the sad part is that there are no literary events scheduled anytime soon. What about the book lovers out there then? Don't worry, we have it covered! It may cheer up many book lovers that there are a lot of offers ahead this month waiting for you!
Reading a good book is like taking a journey
Nobody can define the fragrance of a new book and the peace it brings to our mind and heart. Here are the top five books that are waiting for their potential reads this month.
Devil's Advocate: The Untold Story
The book Devil's Advocate: The Untold Story, by the famous journalist, Karan Thapar deals in the genre of Autobiography and is expected to release on July 20, 2018. The book will feature the plot of never ending friendships including the famous figures Benazir Bhutto, Aung San Suu Kyi, Rajiv and Sanjay Gandhi. The book is also set to depict the tensions that were building during interviews that never went on-screen. Also, the two most controversial interviews that the journalist dealt with- Jayalalitha and Narendra Modi are mentioned in detail in this book.
The Wind in My Hair: My Fight for Freedom in Modern Iran
The book dealing in the genre of Biography by a famous journalist and author of Iran, Masih Alinejad is an extraordinary story of a woman from a small village of Iran. She single handedly fought against all the adversities and created a wave of movement among the women around the World. It was successful by a simple step- removing her hijab. This wave was started with a statement on a picture uploaded on the official Facebook page of Masih, which said, 'A woman standing proudly, her face bare, her beautiful, curly hair blowing in the wind. Her crime: Simply removing her veil, or hijab, this is compulsory for women in Iran. It sparked a social-media liberation movement, and across Iran, women started posting pictures of their uncovered hair on Masih's page in open defiance of the strict religious beliefs of their country.'
In order to have more insight about this movement and its repercussions, you have to give a glance to "The Wind in My Hair". The book that was released in US on May 29, 2018 will soon be released in India in July.
Pakistan Adrift: Navigating Troubled Waters
Releasing soon in this month, the book by Lieutenant General Muhammad Asad Durrani, will reflect the time that the 77 year author had to pass in the office. With his book, retired 3-star rank general in the Pakistan Army critically comments on the country's military and civil leadership. He also points his own flaws and makes a point that the causes that lead to Pakistan's travails are different than what the International observers think is the reason.
The Generation of Rage in Kashmir
A renowned journalist and author, David Devadas in his upcoming book focuses on the rise of militancy in Kashmir. It describes the experiences of the Kashmiris who came of age between 2007 and 2017. They had their hopes high for peace when the militancy that started off in the year 1988 finally ended in 2006. The book deals with the reason that leads to the rise of militancy once again. He also shows that how these things have lead to the poor and marginal move towards their death beds.
Latitudes of Longing
Described as "an extraordinary talent" by the publishers and said "a remarkable debut" by poet-novelist, Jeet Thayil- Shubhangi Swarup comes up with the novel, Latitudes of Longing. The book begins in the depth of Andaman Sea and it ends its journey circling through Nepal and Burma to the highest glaciers of Karakoram. The story of this novel goes through the World of inhabited people during that time. Among all the books being released in the coming month, this novel seems the most promising and interesting.
It seems like that the time is her when all the book lovers will have to say, “Just one more page”. A reader is believed to have lived and experienced numerous lives in comparison to a non-reader who lives just one single life all through! So, are the book lovers out there excited? Which book do you think is most convincing? Stay tuned for more Health and Lifestyle updates.
(Inputs from IANS)