Maybe you have some extra time you’re looking to fill this winter break, maybe a long flight coming up, or maybe it happens to be one of your New Year’s Resolutions. Whatever the reason, reading for a few hours a week is a great way for students to spend their downtime productively, keeping the mind sharp and letting original ideas grow.
Here are five great books from a variety of genres to help you help yourself this winter break:
Inferno, Dan Brown (2013) The fourth book in the bestselling series, Inferno will not only have you turning the pages, but also Wikipedia-ing plenty of valuable historical information.
David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell Partly practical self-help and wholly motivational, the bestselling author uses historical examples to show how setting goals can lead us to success against any odds.
Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson (2011) His influence was large. In fact, his creations are likely under your fingers or in your pocket right now. Learn all about the CEO that defined a generation in this most relevant autobiography.
Lexicon, Max Barry (2013) This novel explores the power of words and language through the unexpected medium of science fiction. It is both captivating and eye opening for students of science and technology as well as the arts.
America Again: Re-becoming The Greatness We Never Weren’t, Stephen Colbert (2012) The popular TV host explores US policy, big business, and presidential tics in this book, a continuation of I Am America (And So Can You) (2007), allowing readers to brush up on current events in a more winter break-suited tone.
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