Becoming Michelle Obama


An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America - the first African-American to serve in that role - she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history,

Don't Say Yes When You Want to Say No by Herbert Fensterheim

One of the hardest things to do in life is saying no to someone or something. In many cases, people believe that saying no can be considered as rude or unsocial on their part and thus they are pressured to do or say something that they do not actually mean. This is not limited to only youngsters experiencing peer pressure, but can also be noticed in the lives of adults, in both the professional and personal spheres. Don't Say Yes When You Want To Say No: Making Life Right When It Feels All Wrong is a book that helps people live the life that they truly want to.

Chanakya Neeti by Radhakrishnan Pillai


Bestselling author Radhakrishnan Pillai's Chanakya Neeti provides precisely the guidance to face life's many daunting challenges. Chanakya Neeti was written over two thousand years ago, but its brilliant verses are still applicable today because the basic quests of man remain the same peace, prosperity, and happiness. In this volume, Pillai offers a modern interpretation of Chanakya's crisp and practical maxims in his characteristic easy-to-follow and elegant prose

Everything Is F*cked: A Book About Hope by Mark Manson


We live in an interesting time. Materially, everything is the best it’s ever been—we are freer, healthier and wealthier than any people in human history. Yet, somehow everything seems to be irreparably and horribly f*cked—the planet is warming, governments are failing, economies are collapsing, and everyone is perpetually offended on Twitter. A must read!

Raavan: Enemy of Aryavarta by Amish Tripathi


A land in tumult, poverty and chaos Most people suffer quietly. A few rebel. Some fight for a better world. Some for themselves. Some don’t give a damn. Raavan, Fathered by one of the most illustrious sages of the time, blessed by the Gods with talents beyond all and cursed by fate to be tested to the extremes.

I've Never Been (Un) Happier by Shaheen Bhatt

 

Unwittingly known as Alia Bhatt's older sister, screenwriter and fame-child Shaheen Bhatt has been a powerhouse of quiet restraint-until recently. In a sweeping act of courage, she now invites you into her head.

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood


The Testaments is a 2019 novel by Margaret Atwood. It is a sequel to The Handmaid's Tale. The novel is set 15 years after the events of The Handmaid's Tale. It is narrated by Aunt Lydia, a character from the previous novel; Agnes, a young woman living in Gilead; and Daisy, a young woman living in Canada.

Quichotte by Salman Rushdie


In a tour-de-force that is both an homage to an immortal work of literature and a modern masterpiece about the quest for love and family, Booker Prize-winning, internationally bestselling author Salman Rushdie has created a dazzling Don Quixote for the modern age.

The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire by William Dalrymple


The Anarchy tells the remarkable story of how one of the world's most magnificent empires disintegrated and came to be replaced by a dangerously unregulated private company, based thousands of miles overseas in one small office, five windows wide, and answerable only to its distant shareholders. In his most ambitious and riveting book to date, William Dalrymple tells the story of the East India Company as it has never been told before, unfolding a timely cautionary tale of the first global corporate power.

India Positive by Chetan Bhagat


In India Positive, bestselling author and columnist Chetan Bhagat brings together essays that work as a manifesto for change. Examining a gamut of subjects—from education to employment, from GST to infrastructure, from corruption to casteism—Bhagat reflects on what we can do right in order to move forward and become a truly modern, progressive country.

Get yourself a copy of these novels if you havent read them yet! Happy New Year!