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Books have been taking us to series of never-ending knowledge. Open a book and you’ll drown in it – thrown into different settings and time zone makes you exhilarated and excited to explore the new world while absorbing the knowledge you found throughout the journey. The words, chapters, and pages found in a book leads us to dream and imagine the stories written by remarkable dreamers with an outstanding imagination. It is true then, “Books are uniquely portable magic”. 

Thus, in conjunction with the World Book Day on the 23 April 2016, Perdana Leadership Foundation showed its support by having the staff to nominate the books they found impactful/inspiring.The book nominations were used to create Perdana Leadership Foundation’s Writes of Passage – the ultimate list of books recommendations. 

1. Mereka yang tertewas- Hasanudin Md Isa
2. The Da Vincci Code – Dan Brown
3. For One More Day – Mitch Albom
4. 21 Formula Hidup Luar Biasa – Ustaz Asraff Ayob & Dr Azizan Osman
5. English Fast and Easy – Marianna Pascal
6. Dimana Dia Di Hatiku – Pahrol Mohd Juoi
7. The School of Good and Evil- Soman Chainani
8. The Best of Chef Wan: A Taste of Malaysia –
9. 366 Stories from Quran & Hadiths – Seyed Ibrahim Al-Bukhari
10. Anda Bertanya Ustaz Azhar Idrus – Ustaz Azhar Idrus
11. Me before You – Jojo Moyes
12. Dear John – Nicholas Spark
13. Steve Jobs- Walter Isaacson
14. Harry Potter Series – JK Rowling
15. The Spiral Staircase: My Climb Out of Darkness – Karen Armstrong
16. A light Inside – Jeannie Suk
17. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
18. Biografi Agung Rasulullah SAW – Rusydi Ramli
19. Chicken Soup for the Soul – Jack Canfield & Mark Victor Hansen
20. A Doctor In the House – Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad
21. All The Night We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr
22. Outliers : The Story of Success – Malcolm Gladwell
23. Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus – John Grey
24. The Hunger Games Trilogy – Susanne Collins
25. The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho
26. Tuhan, Aku Kembali – Sham Kamikaze ( Anuddin Kamaruddin)
27. 1984 – George Orwell
28. Why Nations Fail : The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty – Daron Acemoglu