TOP TEN BOOKS OF 2016

TOP TEN BOOKS OF 2016

The association of small
bombs
written by KARAN MAHAJAN
This book was in the final of National book award.
“The association of small bombs” was based on horrifying terror attack in Delhi market which many people die, the attack was did by Kasmiri terrorists, it is also about the background of the people who came in influence of terror or join terror group. Generally the people who join terror because of their experience in society in which way society treat them. because of anguish or not satisfy by government they took the way of terrorism.

 

2. THE GENE
AN INTIMATE HISTORY
BY Siddhartha Mukherjee

This book is one of the most informative book on the topic of gene Dr. Mukherjee explore in history of gene and did his experiment on genes ,he also narrate the story of of his family where his uncle was suffering from mental illness, he also said about the ability of science to change the gene of the organism and what is the effect of environment on gene. “THE GENE AN INTIMATE HISTORY” you should read.


THE GENE

 

3.THE UNDERGROUND
RAILROAD
BY COLSON WHITEHEAD

The underground railroad is the” NATIONAL AWARD WINNING BOOK” this book take us in the history of America when it was in slavery. The whole book is about the slavery in america how people were treated women were raped by white people, the atrocities of white people on americans . If people try escape they were shoot. But after the 200 years of slavery and atrocities people of america wants to get rid of it some dare to flee from south to north .In this book “Colson Whitehead” narrate a story of a girl named Cora the young slave on georgia cotton plantation whose mother abandon her when she was a little girl.she was raped and humiliated many times. in the attempt to flee she kills a white man but later she was catched……

 

4.COMMONWEALTH
BY ANN PATCHETT

COMMANWEALTH

“COMMONWEALTH” is the story of the the family which form by the separation of two families. The story started at the Franny Keating’s christening party. Bert Cousins was not invited, but always looking for an excuse to get out of the house, away from his noisy children and pregnant wife for a some hours one weekend, he took up an another fellow’s invitation. He brought a bottle of gin and he took a kiss from Franny’s very beautiful mother that day. Thus began an affair that ended two marriages and led Bert to begin thinking up excuses to get out of the house away from his four children from southern California and his two stepchildren every day of their summer vacations in Virginia.

Bringing the children of two divorced people together in one may be called a “blended family” but this family does not blend. There made a curious commonwealth of ignored children. Their story about how their lives were interrupted and how they intertwined and what really happened the day that one child died. Twenty six years after her christening, when Franny embarks on an affair with a much older woman than him a very famous novelist, she had no idea that her childhood memories could, in time, be woven into a best-selling novel, entitled “Commonwealth.” When the baby of the family, ALBIE Cousins, discover his past in black and white, readers were struck by the theft of family secrets, raising questions about borders between fact and fiction. Over the course of five decades, while the Keating-Cousins children were all going their own ways, they were still a family, still bound by shared memories and ultimately real affection.

4. THE NORTH WATER
BY IAN McGUIRE
THE NORTH WATER
THE NORTH WATER

 

The novel begin with the man called Henry Drax  is one of the most unpleasant      and   wicked   person. at night he was wondering here and there but he enter in a brothel  he raped and murdered  a boy . He was a man whom no one knows. PATRICK SUMNER was a surgeon who was addicted of opium and  fired by the britishers from india . IAN McGUIRE  has wrote it in   wonderful  language. The whole story is about the adventure ,journey,voyage in ship where all the members  have the sinful nature .  At the end of story nothing change all remain  same them…

 

6. SECONDHAND TIME

BY   SVETLANA  ALEXIEVICH

 

SECONDHAND TIME
SECONDHAND TIME

Secondhand time is novel based on true story of the many people  who was suffering from consequences of breakdown of soviet union and Russia. Book is  also called ” voice records ” Svetlana Aleixievich is noble prize winner in 2015 for her literature. These stories is the stories at the time of socialism in Russia she met so many people and describe their stories  how they were exploited or humiliated by the  communist.  People at that time were love to die rather than live because of the atrocities , 20 century was one of the toughest time for the world in which soo many things happen which will  stumble you from inside .

 

7. Dark Money:  The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

BY  JANE   MAYER

Dark  Money  is the non-fiction story of  two rich people Charles and David koch . They were engineers and had the oil refineries .David and charles were  conservative libertarians

who funded for election to change the functioning of government, school ,professor ,courts for their benefit . They   want that government does not interfere in their business and lift all the taxation and rules from businesses that they can make their own set of rules in which  there is no barrier of government fort his they meet   so many  politicians to favor them.

 

DARK MONEY
DARK MONEY

 

8.Evicted
Poverty and Profit in the American City

                                                                                   BY MATTHEW DESMOND

“EVICTED” is the story  by the Matthew Desmond  it’s tells us the story of America’s tenants which is not different than any other tenants in the world .

     The book tell us how the life of tenants in the America at the time of civil war ,how landlords exploit the farmers  and whatever they cultivated they have pay 90% of it to the landlords or if they fail to do pay they will have to leave the house . How men and women live their life in lack of food ,cloth  and home  It seems difficult to abolish poverty from society because poor become poorer and rich become richer why people don’t let them blossom .Today, we are living in a society where people jealous of to other success .

9. THE VEGETARIAN

BY  HAN KANG

This is the story of a woman who  saw a dream and become vegetarian  by her decision to be vegetarian her  totally astonished  that why she become vegetarian and she said that she had dream about it  , everything going unusual  her  behaviour  and the  family reaction was soo  shocking , actually in country like kenya vegetarian means something which  does’t do . The story is divided into three  parts one about the husband of the woman, second about the her brother-in -law  and the  third part about her sister .this novel is translated by “DEBORAH SMITH”.

THE VEGETARIAN
THE VEGETARIAN

10.

The Return
Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between

BY HISHAM MATAR

“THE RETURN” IS THE STORY OF AN SON AND A   FATHER “JABALLAN MARTAR”  WAS THE YOUNG MAN AND WAS A DISSIDENT OF LIBYA EGYPTIAN SECRET POLICE  HELD JABALLA MARTAR AND SENT HIM TO LIBYA AFTER THAT NO NEWS OF THE FATHER OF “HISHAM MARTAR” CAME ,HISHAM  SEARCH FOR HIS FATHER FOR TWO DECADES ON THE BASIS OF THE INFORMATION HE GET FROM THE  EX-PRISONERS  WHETHER THEY WERE TELLING TRUTH OR LIE. MARTAR WAS THE PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH AND WROTE TWO NOVELS ABOUT THE HIS FATHER MISSING UNDER THE DICTATORSHIP OF MIDDLE EASTERN..
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