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World Book Day: Binge-read these books at home amid COVID-19 lockdown

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The World Book Day, also known as the World Book and Copyright Day, is celebrated to promote reading, publishing and copyright.

Books serve the purpose of a good companion during the days like the current situation amid the coronavirus outbreak.


Here are some suggestions that span different subjects and states of mind for those who want to spend some time away from the current scenario or simply put it in context.

  1. The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton
  2. The Masque of the red death by Edgar Allan Poe 
  3. The Plague by Albert Camus
  4. The Stand by Stephen King 
  5. Zone One by Colson Whitehead
  6. The Eyes of Darkness by Dean Koontz