Whether male or female, most of us can appreciate a good book. If you’re stuck for Christmas gift ideas this year, then why not take a look at this list of current bestsellers to see what you can come up with?
1) “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” by Stieg Larsson: You can’t have failed to hear of this book by now, so if you know someone who loves to read fiction and hasn’t yet read it, this is the perfect gift. A posthumous bestseller by Stieg Larsson, the book is the first in the thrilling “Millennium Trilogy”.
2) “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest” by Stieg Larsson: Know somebody who liked the “Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” and its follow up “The Girl Who Played with Fire”? Then why not buy them the third book in the trilogy, which is still topping bestsellers lists three years after its original release?
3) “At Home: A Short History of Private Life” by Bill Bryson: For a non-fiction option, Bill Bryson’s “At Home” is a fascinating account of the social history of the home, full of weird and wonderful facts that you never realized could be so interesting.
4) “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Book): A Visitor’s Guide to the Human Race” by Jon Stewart: This is the perfect book for fans of Jon Stewart. It’s a social satire that seeks to explain human life to aliens of the future. A perfect laugh-out-loud book for Christmas 2010.
5) “The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values” by Sam Harris: After his last book sparked debate about whether religion is still valid, and how science can explain our values, Harris is now back to break the barrier between scientific fact and human value, attempting to eradicate false views of the link between human knowledge and morality.
6) “Conversations with Myself” by Nelson Mandela: Biographies are always popular at Christmas, and what biography could be as fascinating as Nelson Mandela’s? This new book offers a detailed insight into this remarkable life.
7) “The Grand Design” by Stephen Hawking: After the phenomenal success of his last book, Stephen Hawking is back and attempting to answer to huge questions. Topics include asking why there is something rather than nothing and why we exist at all. For those who like to ponder over the meaning of life, this book is the perfect scientific guide.
8) “The Help” by Kathryn Stockett: Part of numerous bestsellers lists ever since it was first released in early 2010, “The Help” tells the story of three unique women living in 1960s Mississippi who attempt to tell the story of black maids working for white women.