Top five books read this year

My top five books read this year in no particular order. Please share your top books of the year.



The picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde

The aim of life is self-development. To realize one’s nature perfectly–that is what each of us is here for. People are afraid of themselves, nowadays. They have forgotten the highest of all duties, the duty that one owes to one’s self.

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Here is new York by E.B.White

A poem compresses much in a small space and adds music, this heightening it meaning. The city is like poetry it compress all life, all races and breeds into a small island and adds music and the accompaniment of internal engines.
– E.B. White on NYC

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Without consent: the truth about forced marriage

The situation where someone says, ‘Marry this man or you will be killed,’ is very extreme. People don’t say that often. What they say is, ‘Marry this man or your mother will kill herself and your university funding will be cut off.’”

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Source : The Guardian