Top 5 autobiographies you must read before beginning the New Year

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With the New Year just around the corner, it’s that time of the year when we look back at our achievements and failures. We also analyze various things we could have done differently this year, while also planning about the future that lies ahead of us.

For readers, it’s the perfect time to take inspiration from books and come up with the resolutions for the coming year. We’ve listed top 5 autobiographies, which should help you in doing better and achieving more in 2020. You can also order these books from SapnaOnline.

1. Failure is an option – H. Jon Benjamin

This book is all about the story of H. Jon Benjamin’s life. It tracks the journey of the author from his early life to his professional career and beyond. For him, life is not only about success, it is also about embracing the failures, which often play a pivotal role in making us who we are. He doesn’t regard this book as a vision of failure, but a vision of freedom.

2.The Good Neighbour – Maxwell King

An influential character, Fred Rogers was a kind person, who took the concerns, questions and fears of children very seriously. The Good Neighbour charts the story of Fred Rogers, drawing through original interviews, oral histories and archival documents associated with him. This full-length biography penned by Maxwell King traces the personal, professional and artistic life of Rogers, who is also one of the most lovable TV figures of all time.

3. Heart Berries – Terese Marie Mailhot

A powerful and poetic memoir of a woman’s coming of age on Seabird Island Band in the Pacific Northwest. Marie Mailhot begins to write her way out of trauma after surviving a profoundly dysfunctional upbringing and facing a dual diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder. She discovers her own true voice and seizes the control of her story, reestablishing her connection with the family.

4.The year of less – Cait Flanders

Cait Flanders, like many of us, found herself stuck in the consumerism cycle of looking to earn more, buy more, want more and repeat. This is when she decided to challenge herself and stop shopping for an entire year. The Year of Less documents those twelve months of Cait’s life, in which she only bought consumables from the market. Cait also consumed less throughout the year, besides getting rid of 70 per cent of her belongings. The experiment changed her life and she realized true happiness comes from non-material things.

5. Engineering a life – Krishan K. Bedi

In 1961, Krishan K. Bedi came to the US with only $30 in his pocket. He wanted to get education in the country, beginning his new life in Knoxville, Tennessee. Engineering a Life is about the hardships faced by Bedi and the way he fought with all the challenges through determination and unwavering faith. It also talks about the importance of friendship, family and hard work. The book outlines how people often veer away from their plans and find themselves exactly where they were supposed to reach.

There are several other biographies of various individuals, which can inspire us and help us become a better individual and be thankful about everything we own. Visit SapnaOnline and grab your copy now!

Last modified: December 19, 2019

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