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Explore more indian writing books, best selling indian authors, new & future releases in indian writing and more from site India. List of Famous Indian Authors and their Books. It is important for aspirans preparing for SSC, UPSC, Bank PO Exams. Take a browse through these 11 Indian books by authors that all literature life in this highly acclaimed work by the famous activist and writer.
He received his degree at St.
He initially started his career as a lawyer after which he got the opportunity to become the editor of important journals and magazines. His interest in reading was evident since a very young age and his hobby soon became a habit.
He later graduated and decided to become a stay at home writer. Narayan wrote many novels after this which were published and soon became a well renowned author during his time in India. Rabindranath Tagore Even though Tagore received his education in law he took great interest in Shakespeare and his literature.
Therefore following his works he became a poet and author. Ruskin Bond Bond was born in Punjab, British Indian and attained his education in Shimla and after completion of high school he moved to the U.
K to enhance his writing career.
He started his career as a freelance writer and eventually got jobs as editor in various magazines. Available on January 10, This work of speculative fiction looks at the different forces- censorship, technology and terrorism amongst others- that shape our lives in unexpected and often dangerous ways.
Available on February 20, It is a novel of immigration and assimilation, and of destiny and loss. With characters like an unfunny comedian, a girl dying prematurely of lung cancer, and a young man in search of Keith Richards, this book will make you laugh and cry at the same time.
Available on April 5, Poornima is a poor village girl waiting for an arranged marriage her father wants to secure for her.
When she meets Savitha, she finds herself dreaming of a life beyond marriage and her village. When Savitha is driven away, Poornima leaves everything behind to search for her friend.
This search takes her on a journey across India and finally to America. Available on May 3, Share with us in the comments below.
First Name. Consider Me Booked! It was also shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize. Rabindranath Tagore — Gitanjali This collection of poems by Tagore was originally published in Bengali in August and had poems.
The poems are mostly of a spiritual bent, though some of the pieces also have a hint of nature. This collection won the Nobel prize for Tagore in The story talks about the changes brought into the lives of people living in a small town of Assam by the militants. The plot revolves around the life of a girl who is married to a district collector.
The natural surroundings and characters are described very well and give a great insight into the life of a small town in Assam. The book touches upon the human angle and brings out the sense of reality and horror.
The way Singh has described a village where a peaceful and loving community transforms into one driven by hatred and fear is remarkable.
The description of the characters gives a lift to the book and makes it all the more interesting to read. Published in , the book has also been translated into Tamil and has been adapted into a film with the same name.
Nayantara Sehgal — Rich Like Us Rich Like Us is a political fiction novel set during a time of political and social change between and the mids. Sehgal won the Sahitya Akademi Award for English for this book.
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The backdrop is set at the time when Indira Gandhi declared martial law in India. The book was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in The book was published in , and received great reviews.
Ramanujan — The Collected Poems The book is a collection of poems that includes poems out of the three books he published during his lifetime. He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in for this compilation.
He was awarded Padma Shri in Nirad C. Published in , the book describes the life of the writer from the time he was born in in Bangladesh to his youth in Calcutta.Published in , the book has also been translated into Tamil and has been adapted into a film with the same name.
While acknowledging her "courage and commitment" to the cause, Guha writes that her advocacy is hyperbolic and self-indulgent,  "Ms. The story focuses on India post-partition as a family looks for a suitable boy to marry their daughter.
And the state, consequently has become as much an integral part of India as all the other erstwhile princely states have. Audible Download Audio Books. The Palace of Illusions. For Pri, her mother's homeland can only exist in her imagination.