Indian Books and Authors

Important Books and Authors

Hi Friends,The Important Indian Books and Authors question is very commonly asked in the competitive exam .The Books released by the famous personalities,eminent leaders,Sports Persons carry an aura of their own and contains vast amount of Knowledge and their life experiences.There is a probability that at the time of setting up exam ,Examiner is reading a book,He might ask about the author of the book.I can tell you with my experience that the probability of getting a question like this very very high.Here we have a list of Important Indian Books and Authors.In This we have covered Indian bestsellers and books by eminent and famous writers.

Book Author
Two Year Eight Months and Twenty –Eight Night Salman Rushdi
The Red Sari Javier Moro
Neither a Hawk nor a dove Khurshid M Kasuari
Faces and Places Professor Deepak Nayyar
Indian Parliamentary Diplomacy Meira Kumar
Farishta Kapil Isapuari
Super Economies Raghav Bahal
China :Confucius in the Shadow Poonam Surie
My country My Life L.K.Advani
Joseph Anton Sulman Rushdie (Autobiography)
The Sahara Testaments Tade Ipadeola
Narendra Modi: A Political Biography Andy Marino
My Unforgettable Memories Mamata Banerjee
Rationalised Roman for Kashmiri R L Bhat
Strictly Personal, Manmohan and Gursharan Daman Singh
The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001‐ 2014 Carlotta Gall
Lal Bahadur Shastri: Lessons in Leadership Pavan Choudary
Walking With Giants G. Ramachandran
Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and other Truths PC Parakh
The Accidental Prime Minister: the making and unmaking of Manmohan Singh Sanjaya Baru
God of Antarctica Yashwardhan Shukla
My Years with Rajiv and Sonia R.D.Pradhan
Khushwantnama ‐The Lessons of My Life Khushwant singh
Syntheism – Creating God in The Internet Age Alexander Bard
One Life is Not Enough Natwar Singh
The Lives of Others Neel Mukherjee
My Music My Life Pt Ravi Shankar
I am Malala Malala Yousufzai and Christina Lamb
A Man and A Motorcycle, How Hamid Karzai Came to Power Bette Dam
True Colours Adam Gilchrist
Assassination of Rajiv Gandhi: An Inside Job? Faraz Ahmad
The God of Small Things Arundhati Roy
Interpreter of Maladies Jhumpa Lahiri
And then One Day: A Memoir Nasiruddin Shah
Unaccustomed Earth Jhumpa Lahiri
Lowland Jhumpa Lahiri
Truth Always Prevails Sadruddin Hashwani
Playing It My Way Sachin Tendulkar and Boria Mazumder
Unbreakable (Autobiography of Mary Kom) Mary Kom
Enoch, I am a British Indian Sarinder Joshua
Duroch ModiNomics Sameer Kochar
Public Issues Before Parliament Vijay Darda
Water, Peace and War – Confronting the Global Water Crisis Brahma Chellaney Ambedkar
Awakening India’s Social Conscience Dr. Narendra Jadhav
Munger through the Ages Late DP Yadav
Akbar – The Aesthete Dr. Indu Anand
Runs in Ruins Sunil Gavaskar
India at Risk Jaswant Singh
Untold Story of the Indian Public Sector Dr UD Choubey
Final Test: Exit Sachin Tendulkar Dilip D’Souza


Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace Leon Panetta and Jim Newton
Not Just an Accountant Vinod Rai
Grandmaster Repertoire ‐ 1.e4 vs The French, Caro‐Kann and Philidor Parimarjan Negi
A Bend in the river V.S. Naipaul
Dark Star: The Loneliness of Being Rajesh Khanna Gautam Chintamani
Half Girlfriend Chetan Bhagat
Iqbal: The Life of a Poet, Philosopher and Politician Allama Muhammad Iqbal
50 years of man in space Garik Israelien, Brian May and David J Eicher
Black Tornado: The Three Sieges of Mumbai 26/11 Sandeep Unnithan
Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years ‐ Pranab Mukherjee 2014: The Election That Changed India Rajdeep Sardesai
Your Dreams Are Mine Now: She Showed him What Love Ravinder Singh
Born Again on the Mountain Arunima Sinha
Flood of Fire Amitav Ghosh
30 Women in Power: Their Voices, Their Stories Naina Lal Kidwai
The Courage to Act – A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath Ben S. Bernanke
To the Brink and Back: India’s 1991 Story Jairam Ramesh
Globalisation, Democratization and Distributive Justice Dr. Mool Chand Sharma
Mrs Funny  bones Twinkle Khanna
Making India Awesome Chetan Bhagat
The Kumbh Mela: Mapping the Ephemeral Megacity Tarun Khanna
R.D. Burman: The Prince of Music Khagesh Dev Burman
Ghosts of Calcutta Sebastian Ortiz
Green Signals: Ecology, Growth, and Democracy in India Jairam Ramesh
Transcendence: My Spiritual Experiences with Pramukh Swamiji Abdul Kalam
Beyond Doubt: A Dossier on Gandhi’s Assassination Teesta Setalvad
Modi – Incredible emergence of a star (In Chinese Language) Tarun Vijay
Education of Muslims Professor JS Rajput
Sourav Ganguly: Cricket, Captaincy and Controversy Saptarshi Sarkar
Flood of fire Amitav Ghosh
Super Economies :Raghav BahlComplete Story of Indian Reforms: 2G, Power & Private Enterprise Pradeep Baijal
Unbelievable – Delhi to Islamabad Prof Bhim Singh
Food for All Uma Lele
Family Life Akhil Sharma
Faces and Places Prof. Deepak Nayyar
Indian Parliamentary Diplomacy- Speaker’s Perspective Meira Kumar
Editor Unplugged: Media, Magnates, Netas and Me Vinod Mehta
Fragile Frontiers: The Secret History of Mumbai Terror Attacks SK Rath
Why I Assassinated Gandhi Nathuram Godse and Gopal Godse
Vyomesh Darvesh Vishwanath Tripathi

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