Famous Books, Authors and Biographies

BookAuthorAutobiography of
Anything but KhamoshBharti S. PradhanShatrughan Sinha
Playing it My WayBoria MajumdarSachin Tendulkar
Six Machine (I Don’t Like Cricket … I Love It) Chris GayleChris Gayle
AB The autobiography AB De VilliersAB De Villiers’s
Ace Against Odds Sania MirzaSania Mirza
Unbreakable Mary KomMary Kom
Courage & CommitmentMargaret AlvaMargaret Alva
(Veteran Congress leader)
Dreaming Big: My Journey to Connect IndiaSam PitrodaSam Pitroda
Driven: The Virat Kohli Story Vijay LokapallyVirat Kohli

Books – Authors – Awards (2016)

Book/ContributionAuthorAward
Playing it my way Sachin Tendulkar
Boria Majumdar
Crossword Book of the Year
Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India Akshaya MukulShakti Bhatt first book prize
Poetic expressions for traditional American songs Bob Dylan Nobel Prize in Literature 2016
The VegetarianHan Kang (Author), Deborah Smith (Translator)Man Booker International Prize 2016
The SelloutPaul Beatty Man Booker Prize 2016
The SympathizerViet Thanh Nguyen Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2016
A God in RuinsKate AtkinsonCosta Novel Prize
Distinguished Academician of IndiaJancy JamesProf M V Pylee Award
Anu BandEla BhattSEWA Award
AshokaProfessor Nayonjot LahiriJohn F. Richards Prize
Love of Indian history  Aditi KrishnakumarScholastic Asian Book Award

50 Most Famous Books of 2016

BookAuthor
An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in IndiaShashi Tharoor
The Legend of Lakshmi PrasadTwinkle Khanna
‘Death under the Deodars: The Adventures of Miss Ripley Bean’Ruskin Bond
Rajiv Gandhi assassin, hidden truthsNalini
Conflicts of Interest: My Journey through India’s Green MovementSunita Narain
Ashoka in Ancient IndiaNayanjot Lahiri
The Ministry of Utmost HappinessArundhati Roy
The Sleepwalker’s DreamDhrubajyoti Borah
The Adivasis will Not Dance Hansda Sowendra Shekhar
Chain of CustodyAnita Nair
Tiger: The Life of Tipu SultanKate Brittlebank
The Burning Forest: India’s War in Bastar Nandini Sundar
The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable Amitav Ghosh
The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History Sanjeev Sanyal
Rage of the River: The Untold Story of Kedarnath Disaster Hridayesh Joshi
1991: How PV Narasimha Rao Made History Sanjaya Baru
Not War Not Peace: Motivating Pakistan to Prevent Cross-Border TerrorismGeorge Perkovi & Toby Dalton
Sleepwalking to Surrender: Dealing With Terrorism in Pakistan Khaled Ahmed
The Deed of Words: Two Considerations on Politics of LiteraturePothik Ghosh
Being the Other: The Muslim in India Saeed Naqvi
Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow Yuval Noah Harari
Democratic Dynasties; State, Party and Family in Contemporary Politics Ed Kanchan Chand
Democrats and Dissenters Ramachandra Guha
India Conquered: Britain’s Raj and the Chaos of Empire Jon Wilson
Not Out: The Incredible Story of The IPLDesh Gaurav Sekhri
The Rise and Fall of Nations: Ten Rules of Change in the Post-Crisis WorldRuchir Sharma
Citizen and SocietyHamid Ansari (Vice President)
One Indian girl  Chetan Bhagat
The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human HistorySanjeev Sanyal (Indian economist)
India Rising: Fresh Hope, New Fears Ravi Velloor
Maoism in India and Nepal Ranjit Bhushan
Old History, New Geography Jairam Ramesh
India’s Long Road: The Search for Prosperity Vijay Joshi
She Walks, She Leads Gunjan Jain
Bicycle Dreaming Mridula Koshy
Things That Can and Cannot Be Said  Arundhati Roy and John Cusack
The Games: A Global History of the Olympics David Goldblatt
Shashi Kapoor: The Householder, the Star Aseem Chhabra
The Unseen Indira GandhiDr KP Mathur
Who Moved My Interest Rate Duvvuri Subbarao (former Governor of RBI)
Ringside With VijenderRudraneil Sengupta
Blood on my Hands: Confessions of Staged EncountersKishlay Bhattacharjee
The Making of India: The Untold Story of British EnterprisesKartar Lalvani
India vs Pakistan. Why Can’t we just be Friends?Pakistani Ambassador to the U.S. Husain Haqqani
Who was Shivaji?Govind Pansare
Endurance: My Year in Space & Our Journey to MarsScott Kelly
Framed as a Terrorist Mohammad Aamir Khan
Standing Guard: A Year in Opposition P Chidambaram
Life Mantras Subrata Roy
And Then There Were None Agatha Christie

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