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The 34 books of Indian authors that everyone should be reading.
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Anglo-Indian literature has come a long way - from a few British publications published a year earlier to tens of thousand new ones published every year. Today, with an estimate of 10,000 Swiss francs, India is the third largest publisher in the English-speaking world after the USA and the UK.
India released 21,600 new British publications from a modest post-independence launch in 2010. It can be a huge challenge to find the best books by Indian writers with so many books out there. In order to facilitate this, we have put together a shortlist of "Best Deutsch Books by Indian Authors" of all classes and styles.
NOTICE: We have not recorded books by Indian writers such as Salman Rushdie, Jhumpa Lahiri, V.S. Naipaul, Rohinton Mistry, etc. THE BEST CLASSIC BY INDIAN AUTHORS: This is a 1958 novel by the Indian writer R. K. Narayan in English. As most of his works, the novel is in Malgudi, the fictitious city in southern India.
This novel depicts the change of the hero Raju from a travel leader to a religious leader and then to one of India's greatest sacred men. In 1960, the novel earned its writer the Sahitya Akademi Award for English. There are 32 tales in the storybook, all of which take place in the fictitious city of Malgudi in southern India.
Every story shows a facette of Malgudi people. An Indian prince's personal history is a novel by Mulk Raj Anand, first released in 1953. The aim of this publication is the abolishment of the royal state in India. The parade to Pakistan tells of the partition of India in August 1947.
It is a novel by Munshi Premchand, which translates into English as The Gift of a Man. In 1957 it was interpreted into English by Jai Ratan. This is the tale of an abandoned Anglo-Indian kid, Rusty, who lives in a Dehradun neighborhood with his warden Mr. Harrison, who wants to keep him away from the Indians and keep him clean English.
Gopa Majumdar translates them into English. Malgonkar's Battle of the Shadows is the story of an Anglo-Indian women, Ruby Miranda, who is dreaming of becoming a Pucca-Memsahib for an Englishman but has to face the realities of raceism in India before becoming independent. This autobiography of an unknown Indian is an amazing work of self-discovery.
He mixes the growing and changing of India's policies, communities and nation's emotions with his own person. THE BEST LITERARY FICTION BY INDIAN AUTHORS: This is a tale about the infancy experience of the brotherly Gemini Esthappen and Rachel, whose life is ruined by the "laws of love" established by the company.
White Tiger offers a dark and funny view of India's struggles in a globalised age. Sai, an English-speaking Indian woman who lives with her grandpa in India, and The Inheritance of Loss follows the trip of Biju, an irregular migrant in the USA, who is trying to start a new career.
An apt young is seeded in a new post-independence, post-partition India. This novel follows the stories of four couples over a 18-month span and focuses on the attempts of wife Rupa Mehra to get her younger sister Lata married to a "suitable boy". In the centre of the history of Sea of Poppies is a huge Ibis.
Your fate is a turbulent journey across the Indian Ocean just before the onset of the opium wars in China and aboard are a variety of personalities. Shashi Tharoor's Great Indian Novel is a comic novel that picks up on the history of Mahabharata and reinterprets it in the contexts of the Indian movement for freedom and the first three centuries after the country's liberation.
Fast, feast is the history of a small Indian city where the traditions and attitude of the provinces determine the futures of all children: young women are to be marry and young men are to be well-trained. This novel revives a small part of India and at the same time offers a harsh accusation against the colonialists.
This is Vanity Bagh about the lives of a minorities kid. books on books on history b y indian winners: Early India investigates India's past very graphically and helps the reader to visualise the emergence of a country and how it has grown and prospered over the course of time. The book investigates all colour variations that India used to represent and document India from then until today as it has never been before.
Medieval India's story traces an interesting time in Indian evolution - from the eighth to the eighteenth centuries - when the country experienced dramatic changes and was profoundly affected by encroaching forces, religion and the evolving Indian politics, economy and culture. Plassey to Partition is an excellently legible report on the origin of India as a state.
Chandra's Bipin's book, India's Struggle for Independence, is a well-documented story of India's fight for independence against Britain's domination. This is one of the most precise books that has been produced after careful research on the basis of legally binding oral and writing origin. During India's conflict, the scholar Srinath Raghavan draws a convincing image of the conflicts abroad and living on the home front, and argues that the conflict is decisive in declaring how and why South Asian empire ended.
Sanjeev Sanyal leaves for the Land of the Seven Rivers to discover India and see how the country's past was marked by its many different forms, including its streams, hills and citys. The Himalayan Blunder examined the causes, effects and after-effects of the Sino-Indian War of 1962, which ended with the Chinese People's Liberation Army defeating India.
Dalvi the brigadier was a first-hand servant in the Indian army and reports about the conflict. It was forbidden by the Indian government after its release. The best-selling writer Shashi Tharoor shows in this exploding volume An Eras of Dark how catastrophic Britain's domination of India was with sharpness, flawless research and striking comedy.
In addition to investigating the many ways the colonisers used India, he destroys the argument of the West and Indian apologists for Empire over the alleged advantages of Britain's domination. THE BEST BOOKS ON RELIGION AND LEGEND BY INDIAN AUTHORS: This 8-volume book kit contains all books, lectures, debates, essays, prose, poems and epistles by Swami Vivekananda, a Hindu philosophy professor who taught Hindu philosophy such as Vedanta and yoga to the West.
Initially released in 1951, this is a shortened English re-narration by Vyasas Mahabharata. Mahabharata is not a simple epos; it is a romantic story that tells the story of men and woman heroes and of some who were godly; it is a whole literary work in itself that contains a codex of living, a philosophical approach to societal and moral relationships and contemplative thinking about man.
Pradip Bhattacharya translates it into English. It' a kit of 8 books - Prince of Ayodhya, Siege of Mithila, Demons of Chitrakut, Armies of Hanuman, Bridge of Rama, King of Ayodhya, Revenge of Ravana and Sons of Sita. THE BEST HISTORICAL LITERATURE BY INDIAN AUTHORS: Teufelswind narrates the tale of Nana Saheb, who was a leader in the war of independence in 1857.
It is an autobiographical account in which Nana Saheb described his own world. Taj Mahal Trilogy is a women-centered history of force, passions and loves. Part One, The Twentieth is about Mehrunnisa, the mighty Jahangiress. Part Two, The Rose Festival, tells the history of Mumtaz Mahal.
Part three, Shadow Princess, is the tale of Jahanara, Shah Jahan's daugther and Aurangzeb' sibling. It' the first of a four-book run. It is a tale of power and deception, deits and daemons, charity and ambitions. She is not from South India, but a Greekswoman defeated by a raid troop defeated by the Cholas.
The Zelaldinus is a fictitious tale about the great Mogul emperor Akbar and a visitor of the present Irv family. THE BEST MYTHOLOGICAL LITERATURE BY INDIAN AUTHORS: Shiva's trilogy is based on the extreme notion that all deities were once humans; it was their actions in man's lives that made them famous as deities.
Three books of the triology are - The Immortals of Meluha, The Secret of the Nagas and The Oath of the Vayuputras. This novel depicts the story of Panchaali, starting with her being born in the fire and her temperamental act of balance as a wife with five men who were deceived by her father's family.
Rather, it is a whole new mystery of personalities interwoven into the intimate stories of the Kauravas and Pandavas from the point of view of Govinda Shauri. The Thundergod is the tale of Indra, borne of a prophesying connection between the earth goddess Gaia and Daeyus, the Devaschieft. It' a gripping tale steeped in narrative, seasoned by legends and transformed by myths.
Karna's Wife: The Outcast's Queen recounts the exceptional tale of Karna, the unsung Mahabharata heroes, through the eye of his spouse Uruvi and brings his tale to the readers from a singular view. Kishkindha Chronicles present India's old history from a surprisingly new angle, which will make us reconsider what it means to be man and beast.
THE BEST ROMANCES BY INDIAN AUTHORS: The One You Cannot Have deals with the sensitive issue of sexual dysfunction and mental breakdown and takes things in a different direction. I don't want all of your romances to have a happy ending. The I Too Had a love story is one such story.
It' a gentle and cordial Ravin and Khushi affair - two humans who find each other in a marriage place and fell in loving each other until their lives put their loves to the final test. It is not your history following the history of 4 teenagers - Shaurya, Miraya, Anubhav and Kasturi, and how they approach their issues and capture the world.
It investigates what it needs to daydream without fear and to give second chances to it. This is the tale of Daman, who has amnesia after waking up from a comma after a crash in a tank. It' s All in the Planets is the tale of how the life of four humans and their two romances come together to make a lasting difference in their whole being.
It' a very refreshing and one-of-a-kind romance that goes beyond the borders of time and geography and makes you rave. Sorry, You're Not My Typ is the tale of VAYU - Vikrant, Anamika and Yuvi, a renowned Delhi collegiate musical group, and they will make you believe: "If your passions and goals are greater than your anxieties, you will find a way to overcoming them.
This is about a pair from two different states in India who have difficulty persuading their mothers to accept their marriage. It is the tale of a young pair, a fiery metropolitan maiden and a relaxed Desi-Boy, who have to adapt to each other and matrimonial lives with the help of their unconventional co-workers, Zarreena and Vinod, their crazy girlfriend Vivi and of course their family.
The Half-Baked Heart narrative is an honest account of an in-loved, amazed and enchanted Aarav, who admits every detail of his romance to his drunken boyfriends on a New Year's Eve. Anamika, the history of his first romance. The BEST THRILLERS/MYSTERIES BY INDIAN WRITERS: First released in 1971, BEST THRILLERS/MYSTERIES BY INDIAN WRITERS: Amber plays at the height of tension between India and China.
Out of fear of the China incursion, the supreme friar decided to give the treasures to India for safekeeping. The Sacred Games takes the readers deeply into the lives of Inspector Sartaj Singh and the criminals of Ganesh Gaitonde, the most wanted mobster in India. It' s a tale of friendliness and treachery, of horrible force, of an amazing contemporary town and its darkness.
Monimala Dhar translates the German language edition. Rivanah Bannerjee, a young and independant Mumbai based young woman, is the tale of Mambai. Your Iife is in jeopardy. Someone followed her, watched her every move and tried to take complete command of her being. THE BEST SCI-FI/FANTASY NOVEL BY INDIAN AUTHORS:
Shonku is a fictitious scholar that Satyajit Ray wrote in a set of Bengali sci-fi books from 1965. In 1981 Professor Shonku was transformed into English by Sukanya Jhaveri. The Simoqin Prophecies, The Manticore's Secret and The Unwaba Revelations are the three books that make up the GameWorld trilogy.
It is a series of trilogies about the awakening of the horrible Raksha, Danh-Gem, and the advent of a heroe to face him. Forerunner of the Indian flick Bahubali: The Beginning is Anand Neelakantan's The Route of Sivagami. Sivagami, a figure from Baahubali, is the centre of the film. The book also informs the reader about Kattappa, another important figure in the history.
During the Mughal Empire, The Devourers was settled in the 17th centuries and stretches as far as contemporary India. The film shows shape-shifters, more precisely vertebrates, and investigates the concept of true people. Tantrik's history is one of chaos, now above ground.
This is the tale of Anantya Tantrik fighting to stop the insanity of the white and red Tantriks and of a dark Tantriker who brews treacherous Sakti. This is the tale of two humans - Akila Raina, who vanished when she was only ten, and Shyam, who was with her on that fateful evening.
They tell him about their journeys between them and their meetings with odd people. The Skyfire will take place in May 2012, when India is plagued by a string of meteorological unrest and surprising pandemics that will take the nation to its knees. 2. A 15-year-old Alice in Deadland has lived all her lives in the Deadland to learn how best to use weapons and blades to survive the current battle against the Biters.
THE BEST HUMOR BOOKS BY INDIAN AUTHORS: The Serious Men narrates the tale of Ayyan Mani, a middle-aged Dalit who works as an assistent to a bright Brahmin astronome at a research institution in Mumbai. Angry at his modest living conditions, Ayyan creates an unheard-of tale that his 10-year-old boy is a mathematician - a falsehood that is getting more and more complex and out of hand.
All three books of the trilogy are - Dork: The story tells the stories of Robin "Einstein" Varghese, an amazingly naive but talented young man (he finished #41 in his class). Funnybones is a witty and delightful observer who catches the Indian girl's every night meal while she goes all night to work, leads her own lives, but has to pay attention to her Mummyji, who cares about her own body and the condition of the world.
In fact, the parallels are about Pakistan's grandpa Kalaam. India was atomized by the Chinese in the 2030s and is in a miserable state. Against this background, Shovon creates a funny tale that disfigures the powerful people. THE BEST CHICK-LITS BY INDIAN WRITERS: Against the background of the Hindi movie business, Trust Me is a funny tale about romance, heartache and toil.
The Piece of Cake is the tale of Minal who wants it all - a prosperous carreer, a fitting life style and an absolutely awesome dude who buys her diamond, brings her flower and laughs at her gags. Zoya factor, wrote in the first character, is the tale of a cricketer, Zoya, who must become part of the Indian cricketer squad, not as a gambler, cheeseleader, physical therapist or shrink, but as a good-lucky.
Konfessions of a Listmaniac is the tale of seventeen-year-old Layla, who knows that magazine publishing is very old-fashioned, but thinks, why not re-create the whole blogs thing in a notepad? Layla's diary notes often turn into strange schedules that capture her views on her own time. What now? is the tale of a marketer Nimisha, who after 7 years in her present firm is still not being handled the way she should be handled, and that makes her angry.
The tale of Madhurima Pandey, a twenty-five year old singles gal who is beginning to get to grips with the annoying'you're next' nudge ments of relatives and comrades. INDIAN BEST BIOGRAPHIES/MEMOIRS: My experiment with truth is Mohandas K. Gandhi's biography, which covers his entire career from early infancy to 1921.
The work was penned in monthly installments and printed in his magazine Navjivan from 1925 to 1929. Translated in German by Mahadev Desai. Play It My Way is the auto-biography of the god of Indian crime, Sachin Tendulkar. It summarizes Tendulkar's beginnings, his 24-year global careers and unpublished issues in his work.
The memoir, R.K. Narayan in his familiar engaging, funny way, tells his personal history, starting in his grandmother's yard in Madras with his wild pea. Lone Fox Dancing, one of India's greatest writers, shows us the origins of everything he wrote in this autobiograph. It begins with a soft chase and a nightmare before leading us into an adorable infancy in Jamnagar on the Arabian Sea, where he wrote his first poetry, and in New Delhi in the early 40s, where he found footage for his first film.
In an autobiography, Kalam investigates his early lives, his efforts, his toughness, his strength, his happiness and his coincidence, which finally prompted him to head Indian aerospace research, atomic and rocket progam. Paramahansa Yogananda tells the inspirational chronicles of his live with captivating openness, eloqueness and comedy. Kashmir's heart-rending history has so far been narrated by the Indian state's brutal price and the separatists' pro-independent claims.
There is another part of the history, however, that has not been recorded and has not been bury. The Moon has clotted is an unsaid section in the history of Kashmir, where it was purified by the Kashmir-Pandite fellowship in a brutal ethnical purge supported by Islamic fighters. On the way, the volume offers insight into Rajini's own private world.
The hunt for the robber is a clear and concise report on the ascent and downfall of the most feared Indian forester. THE BEST SELF-HELP BOOKS BY INDIAN AUTHORS: The monk who sells his Ferrari is telling the exceptional tale of Julian Mantle, a solicitor who is compelled to face the mental crises of his unbalanced world.
Exploring a life-changing journey to an old civilization, he finds strong, sage and hands-on teachings that give us the knowledge to live a passionate, purposeful and peaceful world. With good understanding and different teachings from old knowledge to contemporary philosophies, he shows how we can handle questions of our everyday existence and how we can otherwise turn poor conditions into good ones.
Chanakya's 7 Secrets of Governance is a showcase for guidance that was one of the most influential and prosperous empires of India from the Chanakya doctrines, who inhabited in the fourth century B.C., premier and sect. Teaching from Coke battles and crickets, Olympian characters and people.
The Wellness Sense shows you in easy words how you can take better charge of yourself and live a healthy lifestyle in today's modern day environment - a place where we have all the amenities but are still upset. THE BEST BOOKS ON TRIPS/OTE BY INDIAN AUTHORS:
A page from Jules Verne's classical fairy story "In 80 Tagen um die Welt", Monisha Rajesh set off in 80 moves on a 40,000 km long quest around India. Trapped in the inevitable hurricane of a lifetime, the hero chooses to break out of the dishonesty of daily routine and embark on a 4000 km long motorcycle tour through Ladakh.
Pisces live in the hearts of many different cultures in a coastal line as long and varied as India - of course nutrition, but also civilisation, trade, sports, local and national. Samanth Subramanian tells a story about a unique story in Following in Following Financial, a journey on the fringes of the penninsula. There is no motorway, street or country lane in India where you can't find a nice little pot of Chii whenever you want.
With these cups come meetings and events that make traveling in India a captivating experience. Rishad guides you through India in Hot Tea Across India, from Manali to Munnar, from Kutch to Khajuraho, with a marvelous mixture of humour, sensibility and understanding.
This is a travel report in which the writer describes his journey from Delhi to Turtuk, the most northern point of India on the LoC. Pankaj Mishra catches an India in Butter Chicken in Ludhiana that has twitched its drowsy, socialistic atmosphere and instead has become cheesy, noisy and swank.
Since the beginning of the story the Ganges is a torrent that holds India's hearts prisoner and has attracted countless million to its water. He and Devapriya throw away the revolving chair, collect a few rucksacks and embark on a transformative trip through India.