What Should I read during the quarantine?

Updated: Jun 9


Bookworm or not, sometimes a totally addictive book comes the way that makes you put down the smartphone and pick up a hardback. With a myriad of gripping novels at our fingertips, dust off your Kindle or load up your library with these five addictive reads not to miss.


NOSTALGIA 


Remember To Kill a Mockingbird all those years ago? Well, it seems Harper Lee has been saving the best for last with the sequel, Go Set a Watchman. A narrative set in the deep south of the USA, this enthralling read takes you through the muddied waters of life as a young woman split between old and new America.


Go Set a Watchman, Lee Harper, Kinokuniya - AED 41



CUTTING EDGE

Margaret Atwood is renowned for her cutting feminist rhetoric and strong female protagonists, it comes as no surprise then that her newest offering, The Heart Goes Last, is a savage and rewardingly strange story of love in a dystopian society. Jarring and oddly prophetic, get lost in her surrealist land of adventure and chaos.

The Heart Goes Last, Margaret Atwood, Kinokuniya- 52 AED


FASHION JUNKIS


Anyone who has ever picked up a copy of Vogue will know that the catwalk mafia is strange and peculiar beasts. With the fashion industry a highly cloistered society of IT girls and style oligarchs, the humble fashion onlooker could only dream about life behind the velvet rope – until now. Cue, Tales From the Back Row, a true account of life slightly left of the limelight by Cosmo editor, Amy Odell.


Tales From the Back Row, Amy Odell, Kinokuniya- 49 AED


JUST FOR FUN


An homage to the fan art icon and Supreme Court octogenarian, Ruth Bader Kingsman, Notorious RBG is a fun-filled account of the progressive trail blazer's legal career and tough stance on women's rights. Annotated with hilarious excerpts and illustrated with imagery from her non-official merchandising line, fall in love with this weirdly wonderful champion for the modern woman. Notorious RBG, Kinokuniya, 60,29 AED

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