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Book Review

Best Books on Pakistan’s Economy

1. New Perspectives on Pakistan’s Political Economy: State, Class and Social Change, edited by Matthew McCartney and S. Akbar ZaidiFor the most part, the media discourse on Pakistan’s economy has focused on the International Monetary Fund (IMF), revenue shortages, food inflation, the country’s increasing debt, how few Pakistanis pay direct taxes, rising utility rates, the growing burden on the poor …

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Eckhart Tolle’s THE POWER OF NOW

Eckhart Tolle’s THE POWER OF NOW   “The ‘Power of Now’ can transform your thinking. The result? More joy, right now.” —Oprah Winfrey “Forget about life situation for a while and pay attention to your life … your life situation is mind-stuff, your life is real.” (Page 52) Leading a very troubled and problematic life, created by many periods of …

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AWAKEN THE GIANT WITHIN

  AWAKEN THE GIANT WITHIN  Are you in charge of your life? In one sentence, it means that you are taking charge of everything about your life, and that there never was or is anyone but yourself to blame for anything that you experience. It means that no matter what you are living right now; you know it is up …

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Living a life Worth Living

Living a life Worth Living Self-help books are always a matter of controversy in academic circles. There is a difference of opinion between realistic and optimistic schools of thought. Realists think that motivational content pumps you up for a moment; you start thinking about doing the wonders, then you sleep at night but when you wake up the next day, …

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind By Yuval Noah Harari

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind By Yuval Noah Harari  Agha Shahriyar Khan This review was declared winner of the Book Review Competition conducted by World Times Institute   If you are interested in the most intriguing tale of all times: the story of Humankind; if you are curious to know about the events that changed the fate of Sapiens from …

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What We Think, We Become.

What We Think, We Become. ‘The Power of Positive Thinking’ by Norman Vincent Peale Saba S.Chand ‘’Children are more expert in happiness than adults. The adult who can carry the spirit of a child into middle and old age is a genius, (Page 78) This international bestseller written by the father of positive thinking, Dr Norman Vincent Peale, has sold …

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Stephen R. Covey

Stephen R. Covey ‘We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence is then not an act but a habit’. — Aristotle In 1989, Stephen R. Covey, a noted American educator, author, businessman and keynote speaker, introduced a new genre in literature: personal development. This book sold like hot cakes and became an international bestseller in no time. All the successful and …

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