Sunday, 20 November 2016

Important Books and Authors 2016

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List of Important Books and Authors 2016 (General Knowledge) for Bank Exams, UPSC, SSC, Banking, IBPS, Railways, NDA, SCRA, CDS.

Large number of books publishes each year all over the world in various categories. Not all the books are of equal importance. There are some books which gain more importance than others and useful for competitive exams. Here, we have collected the list of important books and authors of 2016 which you find useful if you're preparing for any competitive examination.

Important Books and Authors 2016

List of Books and Authors of India
  • For having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition → Bob Dylan 
  • The Sellout → Paul Beatty 
  • The Vegitarian → Han Kang (Author), Deborah Smith
  • The Sympathizer → Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • Ananta Jeevanam → Prof. Kalakaluri Enoch
  • Chitt-Chete → Padma Sachdev 
  • A monument to suffering and courage in our time  → Svetlana Alexievich (Belarus) 
  • Gujarati litterateur Raghuveer Chaudhary was selected for the 51st Jnanpith award 2015 for his contribution to the Indian literature → Raghuveer Chaudhary 
  • A Brief History of Seven Killings → Marlon James 
  • Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India → Akshaya Mukul
  • His Bloody Project → Graeme Macrae Burnet
  • The Adivasis will Not Dance → Hansda Sowendra Shekhar
  • The Sleepwalker's Dream → Dhrubajyoti Borah
  • The Ministry of Utmost Happiness →Arundhati Roy
  • Ashoka in Ancient India → Nayanjot Lahiri
  • Citizen and Society → Hamid Ansari (Vice President)
  • The Virat Kohli Story → Vijay Lokapally
  • One Indian girl (Genre: Fiction) → Chetan Bhagat
  • Six Machine (I Don't Like Cricket ... I Love It) → autobiography of Chris Gayle
  • AB The autobiography → autobiography of AB De villiers 
  • The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History → Sanjeev Sanyal (Indian economist)
  • R D Burmania: Panchamemoirs → Chaitanya Padukone
  • India Rising: Fresh Hope, New Fears → Ravi Velloor
  • A Life in Diplomacy → Maharajakrishna Rasgotra
  • The Unseen Indira Gandhi → Dr KP Mathur
  • Ace Against Odds → autobiography of Sania Mirza 
  • Who Moved My Interest Rate → Duvvuri Subbarao 
  • Ringside With Vijender  → Rudraneil Sengupta
  • Courage & Commitment → An Autobiography by Margaret Alva 
  • Anything But Khamosh: The Shatrughan Sinha Biography → Bharathi S Pradhan
  • Blood on my Hands: Confessions of Staged Encounters → Kishlay Bhattacharjee
  • The Making of India: The Untold Story of British Enterprises → Kartar Lalvani
  • India vs Pakistan. Why Can’t we just be Friends? → Pakistani Ambassador to the U.S. Husain Haqqan
  • The Kiss of Life: How a serhero & my son defeated cancer → Emraan Hashmi coauthored the book with author Bilal Siddiqi
  • The Drowned Detective → Neil Jordan
  • Who was Shivaji? → Govind Pansare
  • Endurance: My Year in Space & Our Journey to Mars → Scott Kelly
  • Framed as a Terrorist → Mohammad Aamir Khan
  • Standing Guard: A Year in Opposition → P Chidambaram
  • The Forgotten Roo →Lincoln Child
  • Cometh the Hour → Jeffery Archer
  • China: Behind the Miracle → Sumita Dawra
  • Swimmers among the Stars → Kanishk Tharoor
  • The Golden Son → Shilpi Somaya Gowda
  • Alphabet Soup for Lovers → Anita Nair
  • Incarnations: India in 50 Lives → Sunil Khilnani
  • Life Mantras → Subrata Roy
  • And Then There Were None → Agatha Christie
  • India-Myanmar Relations: Changing Contours → Rajiv Bhatia
  • Erotext → Sudeep Sen
  • The Story of the Lost Child → Elena Ferrante
  • The Invisible Man from Salem → Christoffer Carlsson
  • Baat Niklegi Toh Phir: The Life and Music of Jagjit Singh → Sathya Saran
  • Woodsmoke and Leafcups → Madhu Ramnath
  • Ghosts of Kingdoms past → Satyajit Ray
  • The Sea Lies Ahead → Intizar Husain
  • The Eighth Ring: An Autobiography → KM Mathew
  • JFK’s Forgotten Crisis: Tibet, the CIA and the Sino-India War → Bruce Riedel
  • The Noise of Time → Julian Barnes
  • Offend, Shock or Disturb →  Free Speech under the
  • Indian Constitution → Gautam Bhatia
  • The Turbulent Years →  Pranab Mukherjee
  • Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography → Pramod Kapoor
  • To Kill a Mockingbird → Harper Lee
  • In Other Words → Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Z Factor: My Journey as the Wrong Man at the Right Time → Subhash Chandra
  • On My Terms: From the Grassroots to the Corridors of Power → Sharad Pawar
  • Going for Gold  → Nanda Menon
  • A Handbook for My Lover →  Rosalyn D’Mello
  • The War That Wasn’t → Shiv Kunal
  • Three Seasons → Latha Anantharaman
  • Slade House → David Mitchell
  • Godfathers of Crime: Face to Face with India’s Most Wanted → Sheela Raval
  • The Window → Fiona Barton
  • The New Xenophobia → Tabish Khair
  • Sleeping on Jupiter  → Anuradha Roy
  • Maru Bharat Saru Bharat (My India Noble India) →  Acharya Ratnasundersuriswarji Maharaj
  • The Lives of Others →  Neel Mukherjee
  • Family Life → Akhil Sharma
  • Legal Confidential: Adventures of an Indian Lawyer → Ranjeev C Dubey
  • For King and another Country → Shrabani Basu
  • One Point Two Billion → Mahesh Rao
  • The Private Life of Ms Sharma → Ratika Kapur
  • Hangwoman → KR Meera 
  • The Book of Gold Leaves → Mirza Waheed
  • She will build Him a City → Raj Kamal Jha
  • Odysseus Abroad → Amit Chaudhuri
  • Flood of Fire → Amitav Ghosh
  • Seahorse → Janice Pariat
  • The Patna Manual of Style → Siddharth Chowdhury
  • When the River Sleeps → Easterine Kire
  • The Phoenix Moment: Challenges Confronting the Indian Left → Praful Bidwai
  • Eat Dust: Mining and Greed in Goa → Hartman De Souza
  • The Marvels → Brian Selznick
  • Career of Evil → Robert Galbraith
  • This Unquiet Land: Stories from India’s Fault Lines → Barkha Dutt
  • The Last Raja of West Pakistan → Priyajit Debsarkar
  • Red River Blue Hills → Ankush Saikia
  • Swimmer among the Stars → Kanishk Tharoor
  • The New Xenobhobia → Tabish Khair
  • The Untold Agony of 1984 → Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay
  • Kalkatta → Kunal Basu
  • Ancestral Affairs → Keki Daruwala
  • The Girl on the Train → Paula Hawkins
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