Don’t Know What to Read? Salma Abu Deif’s Reading List is a Great Place to Start

Since most of us are staying at home, Egyptian Actress and Model Salma Abu Deif decided to give her followers some tips to keep them busy, as well as entertained, during these rough days.

Through her Instagram stories, Abu Deif took us into her world of books, recommending some, remembering others, and even telling us the names of books she didn’t like.

Abu Deif recommended a range of books that were mainly non-fiction. Topping the list was Elif Shafak’s Forty Rules of Love, which she picked as her favorite.

Here’s the list of books she strongly recommended:

  • The Forty Rules of Love
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
  • Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
  • Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
  • The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  • Living Presence: A Sufi Way to Mindfulness & the Essential Self
  • Princesses Behaving Badly: Real Stories from History—Without the Fairy-Tale Endings
  • The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
  • The Sun and Her Flowers
  • Nejma by Nayyirah Waheed
  • Why Men Don’t Listen and Women Can’t Read Maps
  • Intimacy: Trusting Oneself and the Other
  • A Short History of Nearly Everything
  • The Four Daughters of Eve
  • All of Ahmed Mourad’s novels

WE SAID THIS: Which one will you start with?