Books and Authors

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Books and Authors 2020

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Authors Name Book Name
Apoorva Kumar Singh A Commentary and Digest on The Air, Act 1981
Abhay K. The Bloomsbury Anthology of Great Indian Poems
Amit Shah Karmayoddha Granth

Books and Authors 2019

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Authors Name Book Name
R P N Singh Politics of Opportunism
Akkitham Achuthan Namboodri Malayalam poetry
Margaret Atwood The Testaments
Jokha Alharthi Celestial Bodies
Vasdev Mohi Cheque book
Richard Powers The Overstory
PM Narendra Modi The Braille edition of the book Exam Warriors
Viswanathan Anand and Susan Ninan Mind-Master
Hemant Karkare's daughter Jui Karkare Hemant Karkare: A Daughter’s Memoir
Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi "Courts of India"
Karkare's Daughter Jui Karkare Hemant Karkare: A Daughter’s Memoir
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Braille Edition of ‘Exam Warriors’
Shri N Chandrasekaran Bridgital Nation
Neha J Hiranandani Girl Power: Indian Women Who Broke The Rules
Roopa Pai From Leeches to Slug Glue: 25 Explosive Ideas that Made (and Are Making) Modern Medicine
‘150 Years of Celebrating the Mahatma–the South African Legacy’ Fakir Hassen
Rahul Agarwal and Bharathi S Pradhan Turbulence and Triumph: The Modi Years
Ministry of fisheries Handbook on Fisheries Statistics - 2018
Vikram Sampath  Savarkar: Echoes from a forgotten past, 1883-1924
Indian Diaspora Club Glorious Diaspora-Pride of India
Habiburahman, Sophie Ansel First They Erased Our Name: A Rohingya Speaks
Peter Baker Obama: The Call of History
Iqbal Chand Malhotra and Maroof Raza Kashmir’s untold story: Declassification
Satyarth Nayak “Sridevi: Girl Woman Superstar”
Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Persistent Systems Manav
St James House and the History of Parliament Trust ‘The Commonwealth at 70: From Westminster to the World’
Adi Shankaracharya Vivekadeepini
Venkaiah Naidu Listening, Learning and Leading
Baba Ramdev 'My Life, My Mission'
Meenakshi Lekhi 'The New Delhi Conspiracy'
Tridip Suhrud ‘The Diary of Manu Gandhi’
Sushil Kumar "A Prime Minister to Remember- Memories of a Military Chief"
Adi Shankaracharya Vivekadeepini
Anupam Kher “Lessons Life Taught Me Unknowingly”.
Ashis Ray “Cricket World Cup: The Indian Challenge”
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam My Journey
Dr. Bibek Debroy Making of New India
Dr. Krishna Saksena "Whispers of Time"
Dr. Y.V. Reddy Indian Fiscal Federalism
Jairam Ramesh ‘Chequered Brillance: The Many Lives of V K Krishna Menon’
Kamlesh Patel Alias Daaji ‘Designing Destiny: The Heartfulness Way’
Kamlesh Patil & Joshua Pollock ‘The Heartfulness way: Heart-Based Meditations for Spiritual Transformation’
Lamar Odom Darkness to light
Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh Fire and Fury Corps -- Saga of Valour, Fortitude and Sacrifice',
M Venkaiah Naidu Quality, Accreditation, and Ranking – A Silent Revolution in the Offing in Indian Higher Education
Malala Yousafzai We are Displaced
Manoshi Sinha Rawal ‘Saffron Swords’
Meenakshi Lekhi “The New Delhi Conspiracy”
Mool Chand Sharma ‘Law, Justice and Judicial Power- Justice P N Bhagwati’s Approach’
Mr. Suri ‘Khooni Vaisakhi’
Navin Chawla ‘Every Vote Counts- The story of India’s Elections’
Neeraj Jha, Vidhanshu Kumar ‘Virat: The making of a Champion’
P. Chidambaram ‘Undaunted: Saving the Idea of India’
R Uma Maheswari From Possession to Freedom
Raghuram Rajan The Third Pillar
Ruchir Sharma ‘Undaunted: Saving the Idea of India’
Saba Naqvi Politics of Jugaad: The Coalition Handbook
Shahid Afridi Game Changer
Sharad Dutt ‘Kundan: Saigal’s Life & Music’
Shri Harivansh and Shri Ravi Dutt Bajpai. "Chandra Shekhar - The Last Icon of Ideological Politics";
Sonia Singh ‘Defining India: Through Their Eyes’
Vinit Goenka 'Function of Data Sovereignty - The Pursuit of Supremacy'
Valay Singh ‘Ayodhya: City of Faith, City of Discord’

Books and Authors 2018

Check the important books and its authors of 2018 in the table below.

Book Name Authors Name
A Rural Manifesto – Realising India’s Future through her Villages BJP MP Varun Gandhi
Changing India Dr. Manmohan Singh
Timeless Laxman Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Arivu Dr Murali Mohan Chuntharu
The Fire Burns Blue: A History of Womens Cricket in India Karunya Keshav and Sidhanta Pathak
Maharana Pratap: The Invincible Warrior Rima Hooja
The Paradoxical Prime Minister Shashi Tharoor
The Rule Breakers Preeti Shenoy
Experiential Learning -- Gandhiji's Nai Talim Union Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar
From Lehman to Demonetisation: A Decade of Disruption, Reforms and Misadventures Tamal Bandyopadhyay
Poonachi or the Story of a Black Goat Perumal Murugan
Making of Legend Bindeshwar Pathak
Diabetes with Delight Anoop Misra
The Last White Hunter Donald Anderson with Joshua Mathew
Indian Cultures as Heritage Romila Thapar
Strangers No More: New Narratives from Northeast Sanjoy Hazarika
Matoshree Sumitra Mahajan
Sanjay Dutt: The Crazy Untold Story of Bollywood’s Bad Boy Yasser Usman
Indian Instinct Miniya Chatterjee
The Coalition years Pranab Mukherjee
Dreamers: How Young Indians are Changing Their World Snigdha Poonam
Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump Whitehouse Michael Wolff
Citizen Delhi: My Times, My Life Sheila Dikshit
Mere Sapno Ka Bharat Tarun Vijay
Born to be Hanged: Political Biography of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Syeda Saiyidan Hameed
Ants Among Elephants Dujatha Gidla
The Constitution of India: Miracle, Surrender, Hope Rajeev Dhavan
A Ringside Affair James Lawton
The Year of the Hawks Kanwaljit Singh
How May I Help You Deepak Singh
A World of Three Zeroes: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Carbon Emission Mohammad Yunus
Do We Not Bleed? Reflections of a 21st-Century Pakistan Mehr Tarar
Xi Jinping's China Jayadev Ranade
The Book Hunters of Katpadi Pradeep Sebastia
All the Worlds Between K Srilata and Fiona Bolger
Hit Refresh Satya Nadella
Letters to a Young Philosopher Ramin Jahanbegloo
Imperfect (autobiography) Sanjay Manjrekar
Immortal India Amish Tripathi
Maharana Pratap: The Invincible Warrior Rima Hooja
Conflicts of Interest: My Journey Through India’s Green Movement Sunita Narain
2G Saga Unfolds A Raja
Two Gulzar
Status Single Sreemoyee Piu Kundu
An Ordinary Mans Guide to Radicalism Neyaz Farooquee
What happened Hilary Clinton
Artemis Andy Weir
Drone Adam Rothstein
Why I am hindu Shashi Tharoor
A dairy of deomestic diva Shilpa Shetty
The New Wealth of Nations Surjit S Bhalla
Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature Jairam Ramesh
Dreamers: How Young Indians are Changing Their World and Yours Poonam
My Enemy’s Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal Avinash Paliwal
A state of freedom Neel Mukerjee
Enemies and Neighbours: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017 Ian Black
I do what I do Raghuram Rajan
Indian Political Theory: Laying the Ground work for Swaraj Aakash Singh Rathore
Hisaab Kitaab Anjana Sukani
Songs of a Coward Perumal Murugan
An unsuitable boy Karan johar
Stalin: Waiting for Hitler 1928-1941 Stephen Kotkin
281 and Beyond V V S Laksman
4321 Paul Auster
History of Wolves Emily Fridlund
Exit West Mohsin Hamid
Elmet Fiona Mozley
Lincoln in the Bardo George Saunders
Autumn Ali Smith
Writing Pakistan: Conversations on ldentity, Nationhood and Fiction Mushtaq Bilal
The Bengalis: A Portrait of a Community Sudeep Chakravarti
Moments ofTruth: My Life with Acting Roshan Taneja
The Goat Thief Perumal Murugan
The Widow of Malabar Hills Sujata Massey
The Vanishing Prerna Singh Bindra
Where India Goes Diane Coffey and Dean Spears
The Nationalist Minhaz Merchant
Political Violence in Ancient India Upinder Singh
The tall man biju patnaik Sundar Ganesan
A Tale of Two Victoria Crosses Lt Gen Baljit Singh
Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy Tim Harford
New Wealth of Nations Surjit Bhalla
The Emergency: Indian Democracy's Darkest Hour A Surya Prakash
No Room for Small Dreams Shimon Peres
A Horse Walks Into a Bar David Grossman
An Ordinary Life: A Memoir Nawazuddin Siddiqui with Rituparna Chatterjee
Democracy’s XI: The Great Indian Cricket Story Rajdeep Sardesai
A Republic in the Making: India in the 1950s Gyanesh Kudaisya
Durand's Curse: A Line Across the Pathan Heart Rajiv Dogra
Origin Dan Brown
The Crisis Within: On Knowledge and Education in India GN Denvy
Inside Parliament: Views From the Front Row Derek O'Brien
India Turns East: International Engagement and US-China Rivalry Fredrick Grare
Weather Information Portal for Indian Power System R K Singh
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness Arundhati Roy
China & India War: Collision Course on the Roof of the World Bertil Lintner
Cadres ofTibet Jayadeva Ranade
Unstoppable: My Life So Far Maria Sharapova
The Book of Chocolate Saints Jeet Thayil
Conflict of Interest Sunita Narain
Atal Ji Ne kaha Birendra Rehi
Confessions of a dying mind: the blind faith of atheism Kiren Rijiju and Haulianlal Guite
Available Light CP Surendran
Ashoka: Satrap of Taxila Ashok K Banker
Sea Prayer Khaled Hosseini
Loyal Stalkers Chhimi Tenduf La
No Spin Shane Warne
Attendant Lords TCA Raghvan
The Driver in the Driverless Car Vivek Wadhwa with Alex Salkever
Life Among the Scorpions: Memoir of a Woman in Indian Politics Jaya Jaitely
Gorbachev: His Life and Times William Taubman
Ambedkar Gandhi and Patel: The Making of India’s Electoral System Raja Shekhar Vundru
Evolution Emmanuel Macron
Exam Warriors Narendra Modi
Evil in the Mahabharata Meena Arora Nayak
Happy Dreams Jia Pingwa
6 TIMES THINNER N N Vohra
Rohingya Inside Myanmar's Hidden Genocide Azeem Ibrahim
Myanmar's Enemy Within: Buddhist Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence Francis Wade
Reimagining Pakistan Husain Haggani
Born to be Hanged: Political Biography of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Syeda Hameed
Reporting Pakistan Meena Menon
Who We Are and How We Got Here David Reich
A Century ls Not Enough Sourav Ganguly
Winning Like Sourav: Think & Succeed Like Ganguly Abhirup Bhattacharya
The Perils of Being Moderately Famous Soha Ali Khan
Directorate S: The CLA and Americas Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan Steye Coll
Economics for the Common Good Jean Tirole
Political Tribes Amy Chua
Dividing Lines: Contours of the India-China Discord KN Raghavan
My Journey from Marxism-Leninism to Nehruvian Socialism CH Hanumantha Rao
Triple Talaq: Examining Faith Salman Khurshid
Kashmir: Exploring the Myth Behind the Narrative Khalid Bashir
The Only Story Julian Barnes
She Goes to War Women Militants of India Rashmi Saksena
The Future of Humanity Michio Kaku
Governing the Ungovernable: Institutional Reforms for Democratic Governance Ishrat Husain
The Unseeing ldol of Light KR Meera
Across the Universe Ajoy Bose
Anita Gets Bail: What Are Our Courts Doing? Whal Should We Do About Them? Arun Shourie
Eleven Gods and a Billion Indians Borta Majumdar
Indian Railway- The weaving of a National Tapestry Bibek Debroy
An Uncertain Glory: India and Its Contradiction Amartya Sen and Jean Dreze
Lethal White Robert Galbraith (JK Rowling)
The English Patient Michael Ondaatje
In a Free State VS Naipaul
Michael Ondaatje Warlight
Yug Purush, Bharat Ratna, Atal Ji Ramesh Pokhriyal
Moon Tiger Penelope Lively
Wolf Hall Hilary Mantel
Lincoln in the Bardo George Saunders
The Only Story Julian Barnes
Like a Psalm Perumbadavam Sreedharan
Indian Cultures as Heritage: Contemporary Pasts Romila Thapar
Note by Note: The India Story 1947-2017 Ankur Bhardwaj, Seema Chishti and Sushant Singh
Vedvigyan Alok (Maharishi Aitareya Mahidas Praneet - Aitareya Brahmina ki Vaigyanik Vyakhya) Acharya Agnivarat Naishthik
The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India's New Guided Age James Crabtree
India Moving: A History of Migration Chinmay Tumbe
Blessings from Beijing: Inside China's Softpower War on Tibet Greg Bruno
The Unending Game: Insights into Espionage Vikram Sood
Straight Talk Abhishek Manu Singhvi
The President Is Missing Bill Clinton and James Patterson
Vernon Subutex Virginie Despentes
The White Book Han Kang
The World Goes On Laszlo Krasznahorkai
Like a Fading Shadow Antonio Munoz Molina
Frankenstein in Baghdad Ahmed Saadawi
Flights Olga Tokarczuk
Travails with the Alien Satyajit Ray
The Spy Chronicles: RAW ISI and the Illusion of Peace Asdulat, Aditya Sinha, Asad Durrani
The Zero Cost Mission/The Wily Agent Amar Bhushan
The Most Dangerous Place: A History of the United States in South Asia Srinath Raghavan
Eleven Gods and a Billion lndians Boria Majumdar
Syama Prasad Mookerjee: Life and Times Tathagata Roy
Republic of Caste Anand Teltumbde
Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World (1914-1948) Ramachandra Guha
The Way I See It Gauri Lankesh, edited by writer and sociologist Chandan Gowda
Rebel Sultans: The Deccan from Khilji to Shivaji Manu Pillai
From Kargil to Coup: Events That Shook Pakistan Nasim Sehra
Kashmir: Glimpses of History and the Story of Struggle Saifuddin Soz
President’s Lady Sangeeta Ghosh
Republic of Caste: Thinking Equality in the Time of Neo-liberal Hindutva Anand Teltumbde
Missing Sumana Roy
God Save the Hon'ble Supreme Court Fali S Nariman
Pakistan Adrift: Navigating Troubled Waters Asad Durrani
Ten ldeologies: The Great Asymmetry Between Agrariansm and Industrialism S Jaipal Reddy
Mann Ki Baat – A Social Revolution on Radio Devendra Fadnavis

Books and Authors: FAQs

Q 1. Who won the Jnanpith Award 2019?

Ans. Akkitham Achuthan Namboodri won the Jnanpith Award 2019.

Q 2. Won won the Man Booker Prize 2019?

Ans. Margaret Atwood won the Man Booker Prize 2019.

Q 3. Who won the Man Booker International Prize 2019?

Ans. Jokha Alharthi won the Man Booker International Prize 2019.

Q 4. Who won the Saraswati Samaan 2019?

Ans. Vasdev Mohi won the Saraswati Samaan 2019.

Q 5. Who won the Pulitzer prize for fiction 2019?

Ans. Richard Powers won the Pulitzer prize for fiction 2019.