4 Lessons Learned: Entertainment">4 Lessons Learned: Entertainment

By , March 9, 2017 12:22 pm

Books That Are Worth A Second Look

If you want to increase your knowledge in several things then reading is something that you can do. The advantage of reading is that you get a taste of what other people experiences, from inspiring fiction, procedural books and even an autobiography of a significant person in the human history. However, some books are just worth remembering and so most people keep them forever, they might change their residency but those books will never be left out. Some books provide people happiness even just for a while. There are also books that are worth a second look, these books are the ones you shouldn’t miss reading. Some of those books are the following mentioned below.

Rubin Hurricane Carter’s book with a title The Sixteenth Round

To begin with, the author of this book is actually a boxer. During his time, discrimination is widespread, people are so engross with the societal view on skin coloration. He was exposed to violence which in turn leads him to make a living out of it as a matter of fact he was in and out of jail because of minor incidents, the first one is when he protected his friend. If you want to survive, you need to fight back. In his life, he come across a time wherein everything is going in the right direction that eventually led him to met a woman who became his wife. However, there was one event that was every unfortunate in his life; he was convicted for a crime that took place after a night out. He was allegedly identified as one of the gunmen involve in a horrible robbery.

As for the description, it was only said that the criminal has a black man who ride in a nice car. It was this time when he wrote the book, The Sixteenth Round while fighting for his innocence. But wait, there is more as to why you should take a second read of it. There was even a film adaptation of his life that was released 15 years ago. There was this one boy who has read the book that he had written. This is the first literary piece that he has read in his life.

He was so inspired by the story that prompted him to communicate with Rubin. Eventually the boy was able to urge his family to help the family of Rubin in their quest of freedom. He was then released because the police force were held liable for corruption and dishonesty in their service. This is just a manifestation of how powerful books can be and if you are able to watch the film, you will surely feel surge of emotions such as empathy, thrill, excitement and the like.

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