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Indian writers and their most recommended books.

Don’t you agree that there is a year-old connection between India and literature? If you are keenly observant of our country’s history, you will find that even before 3000 years, Indians practised literature.

Although Indian English writings got exposure after a period, Indian writers have given some bestsellers, which also created a buzz among international readers. So, it is a call out for all the bookworms over there. Here is a list of some writings by Indian writers that you cannot afford to miss.

RK Narayan’s Malgudi Days. It is a collection of 32 short stories about people living in Malgudi, a fictional town in South India. Malgudi Days, first published in 1943, was an excellent work of fiction by Sri RK Narayan India’s, one of the most celebrated writers. Another masterpiece that came from his collections was The Guide. 

Ravi Subramanian’s If God was a Banker. It is a story of two management students who take part in the never-ending race of success. Ravi Subramanian, in his novel, depicted the different behaviour and mentality of people who are desperate to achieve their goals in life. Originally it was published in 2007.

Novoneel Chakraborty’s Marry Me, Stranger. This 2014 published novel is a must-read by Novoneel Chakraborty. The story revolves around the life of RivanahBannerjee, who lives alone in Mumbai. She is scared when a stranger keeps stalking her every move and tries to control her life.

Radhakrishnan Pillai’s Chanakya’s 7 Secrets of Leadership. In this book, we get to learn about Chanakya and his teachings about leadership. Radhakrishnan Pillai puts forward the secrets of success laid behind by the great Prime Minister of the Maurya Empire. Originally it was published in 2015.

Prakash Iyer’s The Habit of Winning. Published in 2011, it is a collection of original success stories that will motivate the readers towards their goals. Here Prakash Iyer tells us about the most important pillars of success- leadership, teamwork, focus and hard work.

Ashwin Sanghi’s Keepers of the Kalachakra. It is one of Ashwin Sanghi’s bestsellers and most recommended to readers. The novel is a perfect blend of mythology and science-fiction. It tells the story of Vajrayana Buddhism or the Kalachakra.

Anita Desai’s In Custody. The story of the novel revolves around the life of an Urdu scholar and teacher, Deven Sharma. In Custody, published in 1984, was one of the bestsellers by Anita Desai and was nominated for the Booker Prize award.

So stop waiting, and grab any of these books and enjoy your reading time.

Orna Ghosh

Orna is an engineer from Northeast with a keen interest in creative writing. Mysterious facts and thriller stories creates a buzz in her. Living in the city but her heart always belong to the hills, after all Winter is Coming. Let's cosy up and grab a cup of Coffee with some new stories to read.
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