Some books make you laugh, some make you cry, and others stay with you long after turning the last page. From dramatic and redemptive memoirs that prove the importance of resilience to riveting non-fiction that gives an insight into the police corruption, these nine tomes will teach you something about life, love and everything in-between.
If you love a good-triumphs-over-evil tale, you must read this story of Amanda Lindhout – a woman whose curiosity led her to the world's most beautiful and remote places, its most imperilled and perilous countries, and then into fifteen months of harrowing captivity. A New York Times bestseller, prepare to be seriously hooked from start to finish.
An astonishingly candid insight into the life and work of a modern neurosurgeon, Do No Harm is gripping from the offset, relaying Henry Marsh’s triumphs, harrowing disasters and haunting regrets during his time as a brain surgeon.