Combining the charm of physical bookstores with innovative digital features, Paper Trails has successfully carved its niche in the literary world. A visually pleasing website is the gateway to a unique digital experience, complete with a built-in “Discovery Engine.”
This immersive tool allows readers to embark on a curated journey guided by the expertise of the Paper Trails team. No robots or algorithms here, just passionate bibliophiles handpicking each book with care. In this article, we unveil a selection of must-read books carefully curated by Paper Trails. Spanning across international and local literature, these titles promise to captivate readers and take them on unforgettable literary journeys.
Unmissable International Reads
Confessions of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell: A witty memoir delving into second-hand bookshops, highlighting challenges in the digital age.
Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus: A captivating novel follows a brilliant scientist in the 60s. navigating challenges in love, and ambition.
The Change Book by Mikael Krogerus, Roman Tschappeler: Embark on a journey of personal and professional growth through 90 micro-ideas that can spark positive change in your life.
I Want to Die but I Want to Eat Tteokbokki by Baek Sehee: Explore the profound and sometimes humorous musings on life, love, and self-discovery in this Korean collection of essays.
Foreshadow by Leena Althekair: Discover a compelling collection of short stories by the talented Leena Althekair, who also happens to be an intern at the startup.
Diwan Al Noor by Reem Al Faisal: Lose yourself in a mesmerizing collection of black and white photography, capturing moments of beauty, emotion, and contemplation.
Bride of the Sea by Eman Quotah: Immerse yourself in a poignant tale of love, identity, and family, exploring the complexities of culture and heritage.
The Green Bicycle by Haifaa al Mansour: Based on her critically acclaimed film “Wadjda,” Haifaa al Mansour’s novel explores the determination and resilience of a young girl in Saudi Arabia.
Somewhere by Ibraheem Abbas: Take a thought-provoking journey through poetic verses that delve into themes of self-discovery, longing, and the pursuit of meaning.
Paper Trails has meticulously selected these books to provide readers with a diverse range of literary experiences. By blending international and local voices, they aim to ignite curiosity, foster cultural understanding, and celebrate the art of storytelling.