Autumn seems to be big on self-improvement as everyone goes back to school, university or work after a hazy and probably lazy summer. So here’s a couple of books to maintain the curiosity.
1. Sapiens: A brief history of humankind followed by Homo Deus by Y. N. Harrari
Yes I am cramming two relatively large reads into one because you will not want to miss out on the sequel after reading Sapiens. Harrari has a talent of making you trust his objectivity while describing how humans came into the beings that we are now as well as what ways we will (hopefully) improve our future. You might think you know it all, but you most probably don’t.
2. The Life Changing Magic of Tidying by Marie Kondo
If you haven’t yet Konmari-ed your home, this is your chance to do so. It’s an easy read full of eye-opening information and you will want to reorganise not only your physical space, but mental one too. Don’t sleep on this!
3. No is Not Enough by Naomi Klein
Social media can be a bit of an echo-chamber. This book helps you delve deep into the issues surrounding today’s politics and how they have come to a state it is at now. Klein is great at explaining how the political, the socio-cultural and other environments are inter-connected.
4. How Not To Die by M. Greger, MD
A great way to start your own research on healthy diet and what it entails. The book is full of research-based facts and suggestions on how to avoid disease. Objective and excellent, this will make you want to be healthy.