Top 10 Trending Books in 2018

Posted on: June 10th, 2018

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“A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.”
― William Styron, Conversations with William Styron

If you have read a good book in your life or not, you must be aware of what reading offers you. It gives you unique pleasure. On the other hand there is no doubt about the fact that reading is a irreplaceable activity, it has been perceived that the habit of reading has declined lately. One of the main reasons for this downfall is the growth of technology. Nevertheless, most of the people are unaware of the benefits of reading in today’s modern world..

There are many books published every month and the basic goal of these books are to be exciting, well-written and very interesting. Books needs to be engaging to captivate the readers, however there is no companion as faithful as a book. The value of a book is measured by the things you learn from it. Here is the list of top 10 trending books in 2018.

  1. THE ART OF GATHERING: HOW WE MEET AND WHY IT MATTERS BY PRIYA PARKER 

In this mesmerizing book, Priya Parker claims that the gatherings in our lives are boring and unproductive. We depend too much on monotonous and the resolutions of gatherings when we had to focus on uniqueness and the people involved in it. At that time coming together is more important than ever, Parker sets forth a human-centered attitude of gathering that will help everyone create expressive, meaningful and unforgettable experiences.

  1. THE MARS ROOM BY RACHEL KUSHNER 

Spectacular and unemotional, The Mars Room validates new levels of depth in writer’s work. It is bold and sad and yet beautifully defined. As James Wood said in The New Yorker, “succeeds because it is so full of vibrantly different stories and histories, all of them particular, all of them brilliantly alive.”

  1. WARLIGHT BY MICHAEL ONDAATJI

From the globally acclaimed, best-selling author; a mesmerizing new novel that expresses a dramatic story took place in the decade after World War II through the lives of a small group of unexpected characters and two teenagers whose lives are forever shaped by their unaware involvement.

  1. LIKE BROTHERS BY MARK DUPLASS AND JAY DUPLASS

For the first time, Mark and Jay took readers on a tour of their enduring partnership in this unique story by sharing the secrets of their success, the pleasures and hindrances of intimate association, and the lessons they’ve learned in this hard way. Whether producing, writing, directing, or acting, the Duplass Brothers have made their mark to the top in film and television on the strength of their compassionate approach to storytelling.

  1. THE PISCES BY MELISSA BRODER 

Lucy has been writing her exposition on Sappho for nine years when she and her boyfriend broke up in a dramatic flameout. After she ends out in Phoenix, her sister insists her to dog-sit for the summer in Los Angeles.

“Bold, virtuosic, addictive, erotic – there is nothing like The Pisces. I have no idea how Broder does it, but I loved every dark and sublime page of it.” —Stephanie Danler, author of Sweetbitter 

  1. MISS EX-YUGOSLAVIA BY SOFIJA STEFANOVIC

A funny, deep, and affectionate story about the immigrant experience and life as a unending fish-out-of-water, from the acclaimed Serbian-Australian writer.

“Funny and tragic and beautiful in all the right places. I loved it.”

—Jenny Lawson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Let’s Pretend This Never Happened and Furiously Happy

  1. LOOK ALIVE OUT THERE BY SLOANE CROSLEY

From the New York Times-bestselling author Sloane Crosley comes up with Look Alive Out There―a brand-new collection of dissertations filled with her attribute of amusement, fun, and attraction. The characteristic over whelming observations are back, but with a newfound coat of maturity. A thin coat. More of a blazer, really.

“Sloane Crosley does the impossible. She stays consistently funny and delivers a book that is alive and jumping.” ― Steve Martin

  1. FUTUREFACE: A FAMILY MYSTERY, AN EPIC QUEST, AND THE SECRET TO BELONGING BY ALEX WAGNER

Alex Wagner has always been captivated by stories of refugee and migration. Her father’s ancestors immigrated to the United States from Ireland and Luxembourg. Her mother escaped to Rangoon in the 1960s, escaping Burma’s military dictatorship. In her professional career, Wagner testified from the Arizona-Mexico border, where military hardware, agents, cameras and drones are guarded by the route between two nations.

  1. THE OPPOSITE OF HATE: A FIELD GUILD TO REPAIRING OUR HUMANITY BY SALLY KOHN

As a open-minded critic on Fox News and now CNN, Sally Kohn has made a career out of political differences and learning how to talk respectfully with people whom she disagrees a lot. Her viral TED Talk on the need to practice emotional rather than political correctness flickered a new way of considering how often we magnify our differences and weaken our connections.

“A stunning debut by a truly gifted writer—an eye-opening read for both liberals and conservatives—and it could not come at a better time.”

—Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Option B, with Sheryl Sandberg

  1. CREATIVE QUEST BY QUESTLOVE

Questlove is sprofessor, designer, bandleader, musician, producer, culinary entrepreneurship and all-around cultural omnivore who shares his knowledge on the topics of encouragement and uniqueness in a one-of-a-kind guide to living your best creative life. In Creative Quest, Questlove combines all the creative stories, philosophies and lessons. He has been hearing from many creators and collaborators in his life, and replicates his own experience, to assist readers and fans on how to consider originality and where to find it.

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