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The Light We Carry

Michelle Obama

Memoir | Self-Help


Michelle Obama offers readers a series of fresh stories and insightful reflections on change, challenge, and power, including her belief that when we light up for others, we can illuminate the richness and potential of the world around us, discovering deeper truths and new pathways for progress. Drawing from her experiences as a mother, daughter, spouse, friend, and First Lady, she shares the habits and principles she has developed to successfully adapt to change and overcome various obstacles—the earned wisdom that helps her continue to “become.” 

Plains of Discontent: A Political History of Nepal’s Tarai

Maximillian Morch

History | Politics


Plains of Discontent sheds light on an often-overlooked aspect of the flatlands of the Tarai, where over 50 percent of the country’s population resides. It is in the Tarai that bitter political movements and battles have taken place, raising fundamental questions about Nepali identity and the structure of Nepal as both a nation and a state. To fully comprehend the anger, resentment, and discontent in the Tarai, the book argues, we must delve into its political history. This is a deeply insightful book to gain some perspective on what shapes Nepal. 

The Top Five Regrets of The Dying

Bronnie Ware

Self Help | Psychology


Bronnie has had a colorful and diverse past, but by applying the lessons of those nearing their death to her own life, she developed an understanding that it is possible for people, if they make the right choices, to die with peace of mind. In this book, she expresses in a heartfelt retelling how significant these regrets are and how we can positively address these issues while we still have the time. The book gives hope for a better world. It will leave you feeling kinder towards yourself and others, and more determined to live the life you are truly here to live.