Life is the existence of a human being, plant, or animal. It is the physical aspect of a living cell. It is a journey of all living things, with hopes, dreams, and aspirations from birth to death.
Many books have been written dealing with various aspects of life. Some of which are:
1. Motivational books: These books talk about aspiring dreams and being motivated to achieve one’s goal. Motivation does not only relate to one person but to a group of people as well.
Some of the most popular motivational books are:
â€¢ The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
â€¢ How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
â€¢ Think and Grow Rich by Napolean Hill
â€¢ Awake the Giant Within by Anthony Robbins
â€¢ As A Man Thinketh by James Allen
â€¢ The Greatest Salesman In the World by Og Minado
â€¢ Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff by Richard Carlson
â€¢ Drive by Daniel H Pink
â€¢ The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale
â€¢ Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach
2. Historical Books: These books bring to life events that have taken place in history. Examples: Anne Frank, The Diary Of A Young Girl, Train to Pakistan By Khuswant Singh, Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitchell.
3. Health: Looking good and feeling fit is the thing of today’s generation. Here are some books that help us maintain a healthy body and mind:
â€¢ Dr. Jensen’s Nutrition Handbook : A Daily Regimen for Healthy Living
â€¢ Good Calories Bad Gary Taubes
â€¢ Maximum Strength by Eric Cressey
â€¢ The Four Hour Body by Timothy Ferriss
â€¢ Healing with Whole Foods by Paul Pitchford.
4. Recreational Books: As the category mentions, these books are written for pure entertainment and relaxation. Examples: Eat, Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert, Forever by Judy Blume.
5. Cultural Books: Culture encompasses the language, eating habits, social mores, music, and the arts of people from different parts of the world. Some books in this category are: Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe and A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini.
6. Inspirational Books: This category of books deals with real life or fictatious events that inspire us in one way or another. For example, Chicken Soup For The Teenage Soul deals with real life events that people have had to face. These stories help people who face similar situations to deal with them in a calm and composed manner.
7. Satire: Satire is used in many works of literature to depict and mock the foolishness or vices of people, organizations, and even governments. It uses sarcasm, ridicule, and irony. Some examples of satire are Animal Farm by George Orwell, The Gift Of Magi by O. Henry.
8. Life Changing Books: In today’s ever-changing world and fast growing economies, we are all part of a race to change our lifestyle in order to be comfortable when we retire. A book that comes under this category is The Diving Bell and Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby.
9. Action and Adventure: This category is perfect for those who love a little action and adventure in life. A lot of authors have narrated their experiences with nature and wild life. The popular Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain tells the story of a white boy who interacts with a runaway black slave. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens sheds light upon the plight of orphans in the United Kingdom in the 19th century.
10. Autobiography: An autobiography is a type of book written in the first person where the author tells his or her life story. A good example is The Autobiography Of A Yogi by Yogananda Paramhansa.