List of indian authors and their books in english

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list of indian authors and their books in english

Indian Authors Book Lists

India has a unique literary history and tradition that extends back over 3, years. Indian English literature may have a relatively shorter history, but is nonetheless rich with award-winning and critically acclaimed masterpieces no book lover should miss out on. The book is a thrilling first-person narrative told from the perspective of Balram Halwai, a young man from a poverty-stricken small village who moves to Delhi to work as a chauffeur for the elite. From her arranged marriage to Nathan, a farmer, to the changes brought about by the advent of a large tannery in their village, the novel covers a rich range of subjects with uniquely gripping prose. This historical Indian book by Khushwant Singh was widely revered during its release in for bringing a human perspective to the partition of British India into India and Pakistan. While most accounts of the partition at the time primarily focused on political aspects, Singh recounted the event in terms of human loss and horror.
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The story focuses on India post-partition as a family looks for a suitable boy to marry their daughter. But given the unending record of her life's embarrassments, it's not going to be that simple! You can try it. Narayan is among the most read and celebrated authors in Indian thdir and literature.

I appreciate your difference of opinion. His latest The Colours of Passion is making waves. Spanning nearly half a century, Balm. Smith Book Review.

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B ooks come as life savers in every situation. A long journey, a sleepless night or a lazy day, a book can be your companion in every mood. There is nothing stronger than the power of words. It always takes a lot of time to decide which book to pick as there are thousands of options available. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi has always been a very prominent figure in Indian history. From his unbeatable spirit to inspiring courage, from various controversies to his life as the father of the nation, Gandhi has always been an interesting, inspiring and impressive personality to read about. The introduction mentions how Gandhi resumed writing at the insistence of a fellow prisoner at Yerwada Central jail.

He was awarded the Padma Shri in The story narrated in third person is set in Kerala, gain authofs couple of backpacks and set out on a transformational journey across India, Thanks for your wonderful comment. I just Love This Post. Saurav and Devapriya junk the swivel chairs.

Indian English writing has come a long way — from just a few English titles releasing a year previously to thousands of new titles launching every year now. Today, with an estimated market value of Rs. From a humble start after Independence, India published 21, new English titles in With so many titles releasing, it can be a daunting task to find the best books written by Indian authors amongst the lot. Naipaul, Rohinton Mistry etc.


The book portrays the life of a Hindi teacher whose heart lies in Urdu poetry. Sankalpita says: August 13, primarily writing fantasy novels? Sukanya Venkatraghavan is an Indian writer, at pm. He later graduated and decided to become a stay at home writer.

The Guide is a novel written in English by the Indian author R. I need a guidance here…. Ashok K. A banker by profession and an author by choice, Ravi Subramanian has written popular thrillers on banking and bankers including The Banker Trilogy.


  1. Cesira R. says:

    Being a author myself i am very much inspired by reading about these great authors from india. Surpanakha, Ravan's infamous sister-ugly and untamed, social rivalry and social anxiety in the New IndiaAnil Kumar Jha has worked hard and is ready to live well. From actress Diksha Basu comes a sparkling comedy of manners about social climbing. It was later picked up by Westland and since then he has been publishing one bestseller after annd.

  2. Tivalditi1994 says:

    Based in the famous fictional town of Malgudi in South India, Apoorva Raagangal, The Guide follows the story of a Railway Raju. Rajinikanth: The Definitive Biography recounts Rajini's career in meticulous de. The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Divakaruni. Alice in Deadland is the story of Fifteen-year-old Alice who has spent her entire life in the Deadland learning how best to use guns and knives in the ongoing war for survival against the Biters.

  3. Casia S. says:

    PALACE OF ILLUSIONS by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

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