Monday, June 1, 2020

Must Reads Before You Graduate

The under-graduate life is deemed to be the most happening time in a human’s lifetime. The reservoirs of energy and enthusiasm are so remarkably at peak, that we create the threshold to venture into adulthood. Learning therefore, becomes a very integral part of this phase of life.

While the University prescribes a curriculum for each course, it is always necessary reading our beloved ‚Äòbooks‚Äô to reach others realms of understanding and to ‘do the graduation’¬†right. After all, ‚ÄòMagic always happens after you read a good book.

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Following is the list of the must reads before you step out of college:

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1.FREEDOM by Jonathan Frenzen


“You may be poor, but the one thing nobody can take away from you is the freedom to fuck up your life whatever way you want to.”

This novel revolves around a love triangle. What would you choose: love or friendship? Each and every college student faces this dilemma in their lifetime.


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It examines moral dilemmas of current times and relates them to the dilemmas faced by the characters in the great epic Mahabharata. It dissects the concept of morality and religion – that have not only destroyed individual lives but caused widespread calamity as well, bringing communities, nations, and indeed the global economy to the brink of collapse!

3. ANIMAL FARM by George Orwell.

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This 200-page satire addresses the socialist/ communist philosophy with a pinch of humor. The story revolving around the events leading to the Russian Revolution is a MUST READ!

4. ALCHEMIST by Paulo Coelho

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“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” Read the book and you’d know the magic of following your own dreams!

5. Long Walk to Freedom – An autobiography of Nelson Mandela

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A chronicle of Nelson Mandela’s life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

Disclaimer: The above list involves author’s own preferences and discretion. Individual views may vary.

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Swati Mehta
Swati Mehta is currently lazying around and meanwhile pursuing her Bachelors in English Literature from Miranda House. She is a big time procrastinator and a food addict. A pen has always been her key to action. A satanist in practice, keep following to know more about her.

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