This weekend, take a tour through the sacred economics to know the history of money, read about the bizarre situations a Pakistani-American ends up in, and discover the mystery behind a certain Chinaman.
Sacred Economics: Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition by Charles Eisenstien - If the journey of money from the ancient era of gift economies (a practice prevalent in China) to the modern day's capitalism interests you, this is the book you should get your hands onto, this weekend.
Welcome to Americastan by Jabeen Akhtar
A delightfully comical read on the life of a Pakistani-American stuck with her family in North Carolina, this book is definitely meant to be read this weekend. If not anything else, it will stir some thought provoking nerves and bring about a chuckle or two at the same time.
Chinaman: The legend of Pradeep Mathew by Shehan Karunatilaka
Probably not the best bet for those who swear by cricket. But if cricket has never been your thing, this book has been written exclusively for you. So, this weekend, go ahead and find out who on earth is this Pradeep Mathew.