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Feeding the Brain by Reading

Feeding the brain by reading

Reading, according to Google it is defined as “Reading is a multifaceted process involving word recognition, comprehension, fluency, and motivation. Reading is making meaning from print. It requires that we: Identify the words in print – a process called word recognition. Construct an understanding from them – a process called comprehension” or you can also define it as “Reading is the process of looking at a series of written symbols and getting meaning from them. When we read, we use our eyes to receive written symbols (letters, punctuation marks and spaces) and we use our brain to convert them into words, sentences and paragraphs that communicate something to us.”

Why should we read daily?

  • Reading basically helps in improving mental capability to read more and understand better.
  • It helps in improving
  • Reading loudly can help in improving speech, it also boosts
  • Reading can help in improving your imagination
  • Reading alleviates depression
  • Reading reduces

Books to Read for Beginners

  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
  • The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  • The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee
  • Sita: An Illustrated Retelling of the Ramayana by Devdutt Pattanaik
  • The Kite Runner By Khaled Hosseini
  • Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis
  • Malgudi Days by R K Narayanan
  • Train to Pakistan by Khushwant Singh
  • The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
  • The Fountainhead By Ayn Rand
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  • The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupér
  • Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami

Best Books by Indian Authors

  • The Private Life of an Indian Prince by Mulk Raj Anand
  • Godan by Munshi Premchand
  • The room on the roof by Ruskin Bond
  • The Complete Adventures of Feluda by Satyajit Ray
  • Manohar Malgonkar’s Combat of Shadows
  • The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian by Nirad C. Chaudhuri
  • The White Tiger by Arvind Adiga
  • The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
  • A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth
  • Narcopolis by Jeet Thayil
  • The Great Indian Novel by Shashi Tharoor
  • Fasting, Feasting by Anita Desai
  • David Davidar’s The House of Blue Mangoes And the list goes .

Best books by English Authors

  • White Teeth (Zadie Smith, 2000)
  • Jude the Obscure (Thomas Hardy, 1895
  • The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (Henry Fielding, 1749)
  • Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad, 1899)
  • Persuasion (Jane Austen, 1817)
  • Emma (Jane Austen, 1815)
  • The Remains of the Day (Kazuo Ishiguro, 1989)
  • The Waves (Virginia Woolf, 1931)
  • Nineteen Eighty-four (George Orwell, 1949)
  • Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen, 1813)
  • Vanity Fair (William Makepeace Thackeray, 1848)
  • Frankenstein (Mary Shelley, 1818)

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Written by shagun pandey

My name is Shagun Pandey and I'm pursing BA LLB (H). I am an UPSC aspirant and a writer, I have worked with the dramatic society of my college. I am a feminist by nature and have a wide field of vision about every ongoing problem crisis in the present century. I firmly believe in team work and individual hardwork.

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