The vacation season is approaching slowly. Many people like to grab some new books and take them with them on their travels. Whether you bring your digital library on an e-reader like the Kindle Paperwhite or another one doesn’t matter. If you’re not thinking about taking many books but maybe just one or two, you can also bring physical books like a paperback edition.
While reading novels and other kinds of fiction is excellent entertainment and can stimulate our creativity a lot, it’s also good to read through non-fiction at times. Learning something new, trying to improve yourself, broadening your horizon in general. You’d be surprised how often it can change your perspective even by finishing only a single book.
For that purpose, I sat down with Amina H., and we picked our current favorites within the category of science books. Each of us chose five publications that we hope to be relevant and interesting to you all. Ladies first – we start with Amina’s picks.
1. A Brief History of Time
By Stephen Hawking
2. Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
By Max Tegmark
3. How To Win Friends and Influence People
By Dale Carnegie
By Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan (Introduction), Neil deGrasse Tyson (Foreword)
5. The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
By Brian Greene
1. Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World–and Why Things Are Better Than You Think
By Hans Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund, Ola Rosling
2. Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
By Yuval Noah Harari
3. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
By Neil deGrasse Tyson
4. Addiction, Procrastination, and Laziness: A Proactive Guide to the Psychology of Motivation
By Roman Gelperin
5. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking
By Susan Cain
We hope that you found our book picks interesting. Do you have any recent favorites that you’d like to share? Make sure to drop your comments below!