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The 5 Best Books You Can Read In Coronavirus Time.

The 5 Best Books You Can Read In Corona Time


The book is the best companion that protects us from the darkness of ignorance, so we must care about reading and devote every day a portion of our time to it, in order to read some books that benefit us. Reading books opens the door wide for civilizations and the experiences of scientists and sages, whether contemporary or former.

Because of the prevalence of COVID-19 virus in the whole world, the routine of daily life has changed greatly. We are currently living in a health emergency during the past few weeks, and governments have asked millions of people to keep their homes and social spacing for a certain period. It is an opportunity to read more books in various fields. Under the current circumstances, reading is the best way to interact.


Hence, ThingsToKnow.us was keen to provide the best 5 books and novels that you can read during the time of Corona Virus. Here is the list:



1 - “Decameron” by Giovanni Boccaccio (1351).


It is a collection of novels written by Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio in the fourteenth century (1313-1375). The book is designed as a framework story containing 100 stories told in ten days by a group of seven young women and three young men taking refuge in an isolated villa outside Florence to escape the Black Death (The Bubonic Plague in Florence) that afflicted the city.
The stories of love, lust, fortune and misfortune, happiness, desire and generosity in Decameron vary from nationality to tragic, and tales of wit, pranks and life lessons contribute to the mosaic of this book.
Along with its literary value and great influence, the book also provides documentation of life in that period of time.


2- “The plague” of Albert Camus. 


Published in 1947. The novel tells the story of medical workers who collaborated in their work during the plague in the Algerian city of Oran. Describes the impact of the epidemic on the popular class.
The plague novel is considered as the first major success for Albert Camus in terms of sales (161,000 copies in the two years following publication, and millions of copies since that date).
Albert Camus won the Nobel Prize for Literature.


3 - “The STAND”. A novel by American Stephen King.


The novel STANDARD was published in 1978 and presents a detailed view of the total collapse of society after the accident of the release of a flu strain of biological warfare pandemic, killing the world, killing more than 99% of the world's population.



4 - “The ROAD”. A novel by Cormac McCarthy


The Road is a 2006 post-apocalyptic novel by Cormac McCarthy. The novel is about predicting the occurrence of a catastrophe (the end of the universe) as a result of nuclear wars, the spread of an epidemic, or any other reason. The dismal grey scene after the disaster.
The book was adapted to a film of the same name in 2009, directed by John Hillcoat.

5 - “STATION ELEVEN”. A novel by Emily ST. JOHN MANDEL


The novel deals with good and bad in life, the crises and problems facing people, as it displays life in America after a terrible virus has spread there, water floats the roads in cars, kills a large number of people, and explains the struggle of people to stay alive amid that suffering.

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