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Book Title: Creative Living Beyond Fear
Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
Page Count: 288 Pages
Date of Publication: 22 September 2015
Previous Book by the Author: Eat, Pray, Love and City Girls
Big Magic reveals a powerful way in which we can live a creative life by daring us to be courageous and live a life that is driven more strongly by curiosity than by fear. The author digs deep into her generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. She encourages us to uncover the hidden creative channel that we all have. “Creativity is your birthright as a human being,” she argues.
Book title: Attached- The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find—and Keep—Love
Page count: 304 page
Date of publication: 30 December 2010
Attached reveals how an understanding of attachment theory can help us find and keep love. The book provides a lot of examples, checklists, and inventories so that we can figure out what’s going on in our relationship and how we might be exacerbating the problems to give suggestions about how we could respond instead. The book offers a wealth of advice on how to navigate relationships more wisely.
Book Title: Alemenor
Author: Dawit Wondimagegn (Dr.)
Page Count: 373 Pages
Alemenor by Dawit Wondimagegn (Dr.) has received an incredible amount of recognition in Ethiopia since it was published. The book has explorations and explanations of the mental states of characters that we do not usually see in Ethiopian fiction. The story follows the life of a very busy Doctor through internal-dialogue and instances of flashbacks. The book explores topics about humanity, self-reflection, and various perspectives towards the world we live in together.
Book Title: Alibaba: The House Jack Ma Built
Author: Duncan Clark
Page Count : 304 pages
Date of Publication: 12 April 2016
Focused on the personal and career journey of Jack Ma, the charismatic founder and long-time CEO of Alibaba Group, the global eCommerce giant, this books gives detailed accounts of Alibaba’s early days, the challenges Jack Ma had to overcome, the opportunities he was smart to tap into, and his successes. The book also lays out the impact Alibaba has brought on the Chinese economy and consumer behavior. While this book can be a great read for anyone, it can be an inspiration to people who are starting out on business ventures, especially tech and ecommerce.