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The books every man should read much early in life

It is never too late to start the art of reading and learn a few lessons

There is enough been written and read about books that are for women to consume. But there is a whole range of books that are fit for men to read too. Just like all races of human beings, even men have a few things or two to learn about life and its functioning, because not everything is figured out for everyone. And there have been many great authors who keeping in mind the men’s world and perspective have penned down a few words. So here is a list of books that every man should read very early on in his life.

World Travel: An Irreverent Guide by Anthony Bourdain and Laurie Woolever

This is a comprehensive book that provides a one-stop solution to people seeking the great chef and traveller Bourdain’s thoughts on Tangier or where to stay in France. This book is a posthumous travel guide and is a mix of all, funny, practical, and sharp. The book also is a compilation of some thought-provoking essays from Bourdain’s friends, brother, and co-workers, all talking about the man he was. The essays talk about his passion for pushing people to want to make a journey to unknown parts of the world.

Crazy for the Storm: A Memoir of Survival by Norman Ollestad

This 2009 memoir is the New York Times best-seller. The book is a nerve-wracking tale of a young boy who went on to survive and live in a mountainside plane crash. The story of the boy surviving the crash is interwoven with surfing stories, and road trips, as well as taking stock of Ollestad’s troubled relationship with his father.

Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life’s Greatest Lesson, by Mitch Albom

This is a memoir about a series of visits Mitch Albom made to his former sociology professor Morrie Schwartz of nearly 20 years, who was diagnosed with ALS. During his professor’s, last time, Albom who is an overworked sports writer whose life is just starting to unravel, is finally able to reconnect with him.

Some other books to read are Cross Country: A 3,700-Mile Run to Explore Unseen America by Rickey Gates; Under the Wave at Waimea by Paul Theroux, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream by Hunter S. Thompson; The Mosquito Coast by Paul Theroux; Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed; and Population: 485: Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a Time by Michael Perry to name a few.

Nirtika Pandita

A follower of Master Oogway, living by his words of Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift, which is why it is called the ‘Present’, I am trying to master the art of now. Keeping that in the center I am combining my professional prowess as a writer and nerves of a gastronaut to conquer the Saha world.
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