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5 Books That Have Helped Me Through My Depression. I'm a firm believer that whatever a problem may be, the solution for it lies in a book.

5 Books That Have Helped Me Through My Depression

A theory I apply to every aspect of my life, from bad breakups to important career decisions, the power reading has to affect my life has in profound ways has even proven itself in the books that help me through my depression. Without the help of one very important TBR pile, I don't know how I would have gotten through some of my darkest days. Summer Reading Recommendations, From 6 Novelists Who Own Bookstores - Books to Breeze Through This Summer - 10 Essential African Novels. We asked five novelists, each from a different African country and with a new novel out this spring, to select two of their favorite African novels.

10 Essential African Novels

Here's what each picked. Links to PW reviews are provided when available. Odafe Atogun Photo Credit: Adebayo Adekunle In Taduno's Song, Nigerian author Atogun combines a retelling of the Orpheus myth with a Kafkaesque meditation on identity in a powerful novel about a musician who runs afoul of the ruthless Nigerian government. Around the World in 80 Books: A Global Reading List. Ready for some serious armchair travel?

Around the World in 80 Books: A Global Reading List

Take a trip around the globe with these books from the eighty most populated countries in the world. Afghanistan – The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini: An unlikely friendship forms between a well-to-do boy and the son of his father’s servant in the years leading up to the Soviet-Afghan War. Algeria – Algerian White by Assia Djebar: The author remembers three friends–a psychologist, a sociologist, and a dramatist–who were killed during the Algerian struggle for independence. Angola – Good Morning Comrades by Ondjaki: A twelve-year-old boy and his friends grow up during the confusing time of the Angolan Civil War. Argentina – He Who Searches by Luisa Valenzuela: A professor of semiotics disguises himself and visits a prostitute two days a week in order to psychologically analyze her without her knowledge.

Barack Obama's book recommendations: POTUS' reading list. Whether he’s reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, President Barack Obama may as well be known as the Commander in Books.

Barack Obama's book recommendations: POTUS' reading list

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status. Culture - The 21st Century’s 12 greatest novels. 12.

Culture - The 21st Century’s 12 greatest novels

Jeffrey Eugenides, Middlesex (2002) What are the greatest novels of the opening years of this tumultuous century? In search of a collective critical assessment, BBC Culture contributor Jane Ciabattari polled several dozen book critics, including The New York Times Book Review’s Parul Sehgal, Time magazine's book editor Lev Grossman, Newsday book editor Tom Beer, Bookslut founder Jessa Crispin, C Max Magee, founder of The Millions, Booklist's Donna Seaman, Kirkus Reviews' Laurie Muchnick and many more. We asked each to name the best novels published in English since 1 January 2000. The critics named 156 novels in all, and based on the votes these are the top 12. Things to do before 30: read these 33 books. The non-western books that every student should read. The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon.

The non-western books that every student should read

Elena Ferrante: pourquoi "le plus grand écrivain contemporain" a décidé de se cacher. Great Books By Women: The Collaborative Directory - Google Sheets. 13 Illuminating Books That Should Be Required Reading. Five Necessary French Books You Should Read. 30 ans des Inrocks : nos meilleurs livres sortis depuis 1986. 11 Books That Will Hook You In From The Very First Line. I don’t know about you, but when I’m wandering between a bookstore’s shelves, browsing for a great new read, a book’s back cover summary isn’t always the first place I look — I mean, hello: spoilers.

11 Books That Will Hook You In From The Very First Line

(Nobody likes spoilers, am I right?) Nope, when I’m searching for my next potential favorite book of all time, sometimes I look no further than the very first sentence. Sounds crazy, I know, but there really are tons of books that will hook you in from the very first line (and then won’t let you go until the last). Sure, that might seem like a lot of pressure to put on one, tiny first sentence; especially when there are so many potentially fabulous sentences to follow. But think of it this way: kind of like renting a new apartment, or trying on a new pair of jeans, or sitting down to dinner on a blind date — you’ll know whether or not you’re into it pretty much right off the bat, right? Not sure you believe me yet? 30 ans, 30 œuvres : “American Psycho” de Bret Easton Ellis. Huffingtonpost. 43 Life-Changing Books You Need To Read. 10 Other Magical Books 'Harry Potter' Fans Should Read. In Memoriam: David Bowie's Top 100 Favorite Books.

The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2015. The 10 Best Books of 2015. Que lire quand on n’a jamais lu de classique? 15 Fantastic Books By Women To Read This Fall. 700 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices. Download 800 free eBooks to your Kindle, iPad/iPhone, computer, smart phone or ereader.

700 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices

Collection includes great works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, including works by Asimov, Jane Austen, Philip K. Dick, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Neil Gaiman, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Shakespeare, Ernest Hemingway, Virginia Woolf & James Joyce. Also please see our collection 1,000 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free, where you can download more great books to your computer or mp3 player. Learn how to load ebook (.mobi) files to your Kindle with this video Religious Texts. My 10 Favorite Books: Alan Hollinghurst. Photo For his bookshop installation, One Grand, the editor Aaron Hicklin asked people to name the 10 books they’d take with them if they were marooned on a desert island.

My 10 Favorite Books: Alan Hollinghurst

The next installment in the series comes from Alan Hollinghurst, the British writer who won the Man Booker Prize for “The Line of Beauty” in 2004. He shares his picks exclusively with T. The Best New York City Novels by Neighborhood. A lire ! « Brain on Fire », de Susannah Cahalan. 15 Books to Read This Fall. “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” David Lagercrantz, Sept. 1 The book arrives a decade after “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” vaulted punk protagonist Lisbeth Salander to fame, following the death of author Stieg Larsson.

15 Books to Read This Fall

The thriller by Swedish journalist and novelist Mr. Lagercrantz, which draws in the National Security Agency and Silicon Valley, has a global first print run of 2.7 million copies. As readers debate whether the book helps or hurts Mr. “The Story of the Lost Child” 34 Books By Indian Authors That Everyone Should Read. The 100 greatest novels of all time: The list. 1. Don Quixote Miguel De CervantesThe story of the gentle knight and his servant Sancho Panza has entranced readers for centuries. • Harold Bloom on Don Quixote – the first modern novel 2. The best novels in English: readers' alternative list. Which are the 100 best novels ever written in the English language?

No list could possibly satisfy everyone, as is always the case with listicles. When writer Robert McCrum completed his own, after developing it over the course of two years, it was greeted with a mix of enthusiasm and criticism. Most of the scepticism centred on the lack of diversity, though many readers had their own favourite omission. So we asked you to nominate the books you thought should have made the list.

Best Classic Literature Ever (393 books) The best novels in English: readers' alternative list. Amazon. - Shantaram - Gregory David Roberts, Pierre Guglielmina - Livres. 100 Best Books of the Decade So Far. Sélection de livres qui donnent envie de voyager. Besoin de rêver un peu ? La rédac vous a concocté une petite sélection de livres qui vous mettront des envies d’exploration plein la tête ! Ah… Que ce printemps qui se traîne vous épuise. L’ennui du quotidien ne fait rien pour vous améliorer le teint, et vous n’êtes pas loin de vous demander « à quoi bon ?

». Heureusement, à la rédac de madmoiZelle, on pense à vous. Voici donc en attendant vos prochaines vacances une première sélection de livres pour vous inspirer ! Voyage avec un âne dans les Cévennes de R. LadyDandy vous propose ce qu’on peut voir comme un grand classique, mais que tout le monde n’a peut-être pas lu pour autant. Mais je laisse LadyDandy vous expliquer elle-même ce qu’elle aime tant dans ce livre :