Best books to read in english by indian authors

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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.
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Favorite Books By Indian Authors - Best Indian Books To Read - Non-Fiction Books

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

34 Books By Indian Authors That Everyone Should Read

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.

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Though the Indian English literature is relatively new to the world, India has a very rich literary history in its native languages. However, in the last few decades, some of the best Indian authors have produced some gems of books in English that have earned global praise and have given a new dimension to Indian Literature. Here is a list of 15 of the best novels by Indian authors that everyone should read at least once in lifetime. The story is about a tour guide, Raju, who is the protagonist of the novel. It describes his transformation from a tour guide to a spiritual guide and then into one of the greatest holy men of India through a series of humorous and ironic circumstances. The God of Small Things was one of those great novels. The story is about two children, Rahel and Esthappen who come to learn at a very young age about the horrifying truths of life.


  1. Nuncio F. says:

    Here is a list of 15 of the best novels by Indian authors that everyone should read at least once in lifetime.

  2. Archard F. says:

    Originally Answered: Which is the best book that you read from an Indian author? Nice question. I love reading Indian fiction, and there are quite a few authors.

  3. Amy T. says:

    Let’s be friends :)

  4. Salvio M. says:

    Take a browse through these 11 Indian books by authors that all literature fans ought Indian English literature may have a relatively shorter history, but is ' Great Indian Novel' by Shashi Tharoor | Courtesy of Viking Press.

  5. Pertonebar says:

    20 Must Read Gems of Indian English Literature - The Better India

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