Spend Your Time Wisely: UAE Books You Must Read Staying at Home


Books can bring out imaginative and creativity skills from us. Enlighten yourself and attain knowledge from self-help and biography books. These kinds of books convey the most accurate information and you can get to know about the writer’s personal experiences.

Not only for gaining knowledge, but books also refresh your mind. Staying at Home and thinking what to do? Then, here it is. Fight your boredom and leisure time with these must-read UAE books for relaxation.

The Starless Sea

The Starless Sea book is authored by Erin Morgenstern who is an American multimedia artist. An ambitious and enchanting book driven by mystery and passion on every page. The story revolves around the lead character Zachary. His story is intertwined to many others, sometimes these are self-contained fairy tales and at times, fragments of other characters’ flashbacks are narrated.

Although the core part of the novel is simple, where a young man wants to know his fate, these other strands make a complex picture, that the images are blurred and unclear. Rather than a conventional fantasy novel, this is an unnatural myth. A reader might find the novel’s vagueness either maddening or uplifting but its ambition and scope are undeniable.

This is Going to Hurt

This book is penned by Adam Kay who is a British comedian, author and former doctor. The author was a junior doctor from 2004 to 2010, after an unpleasant experience in a ward, made him reconsider his career. He maintained a diary throughout his training period and this book gathers tales from the front line of National Health Survey (NHS). With reflection on the current situations, the novel depicts the life of a junior doctor who undergoes mixed emotions like pain, joy, sacrifice etc. Some of the stories included in the book are amazing and some are deeply saddening. The book ultimately builds up to the point why the author decided to end his future as a doctor.

Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe

The book ‘Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe’ is written by Roger McNamee. He is an American businessman, investor and musician. Earlier the author was a mentor to Mark Zuckerberg and an investor in Facebook. With the name of engagement, Facebook is trying to addict users to its renowned platform. He realized that this social media platform will do serious damage to society and set out the trial to stop it.

The story begins with a series of unpleasant awakenings. First, the writer emphasizes that the platform is manipulated by a few bad actors. And then comes the election of President Donald Trump, terrifying news one after another pop up having a connection with the online platform. The book is fascinating and a masterful demonstration of the events.

The Sheikh CEO: Lessons in Leadership From Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

The book was authored by Dr Yasar Jarrar. The rise of Dubai is a magnificent story and is said to be one of the leading cities in the world. Dubai has emerged as a hub for ease of doing business, tourism, futuristic projects etc. But this book isn’t about the city, it is about Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE. He played a significant role in developing Dubai and is known for his leadership style. He is a great visionary, despite all odds he created an extraordinary legacy. This book focuses on learning from the Dubai ruler, featuring his interviews and capturing insights from members and ministers of his executive office team.

The Giver of Stars

The Giver of Stars is written by Jojo Moyes. She is an English journalist, screenwriter and a romance novelist. This is a story of five amazing women and their astonishing journey through the mountains of Kentucky. Based on a true story, the book is an epic in its narration. Funny, heart wrenching and bewitching, a highly rewarding novel for women’s friendship. It depicts what true love is, and what happens when things get out of our control.

These bestsellers are quite thought-provoking and improve your thinking abilities. Insightful and knowledgeable books always question your thoughts. Pick your favourite novel and read till the end. These books keep you engaged and have interesting events to look into.

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