Too often, books featuring Indian people are utterly depressing. Her books have simple storylines but they go to the crux of the matter in a way that makes the readers to want to reach out and sympathise with the characters. I saw her in a car with a strange man parked outside the building very late at night! Arundhati Roy is one of the most celebrated writers produced by India, whose book The God of Small Things won the Man Booker prize and put Indian literature on the map. She was born as Shobha Rajadhyaksha to the Saraswat Brahmin family of Maharashtra on the January 7, 1947. Also referred to by the name of Mahakavi Bharathiyar meaning Great Poet of Tamil, Bharathi's name is counted amongst the most celebrated bards of the country. She provides some great insight in her books that connect with the readers.
In Hot Tea Across India, Rishad takes you across the length and breadth of India, from Manali to Munnar, from the Rann of Kutch to Khajuraho, with a wonderful combination of wit, sensitivity and insight. While there is the sense that sex sells and so must be written, it is not at all the case with Sreemoyee, who makes an honest effort to bring to light the pressure placed on a woman to curb her sexual desires in a society that is oppressive. Brigadier Dalvi served in the Indian Army and gives a first-person account of the war. Narayan Murthy - A Better India A Better World Nandan Nilekani - Imagining India Narendra Modi - Jyoti Punj Authors Name Starting with 'Q' and their books Qurratulain Hyder - Aag Ka Dariya Authors Name Starting with 'P' and their books P. Madhulika Liddle is a writer that is best known for her detective Muzaffar Jang series, but she has also written quite a few short stories that have won awards or been selected for anthologies. It explores all varieties of hue that India represented from then to now and documents India like it has never been documented before. Maithili Sharan Gupt is one of the most recognizable names in the world of modern Hindi poetry.
His forefathers came as indentured labourers from India. Her must-read book is her short story collection Happy Birthday, which covers a range of topics, with each story having a wonderful ebb and flow. . Rabindranath Tagore became the first Asian to became Nobel laureate when he won Nobel Prize for his collection of poems, Gitanjali, in 1913. Her must-read book is The God of Small Things, which brought her fame and popularity.
Harrison, who wants him to stay away from Indians and groom him as a pure Englishman. She completed her graduation from St. A Jacobean writer, more or less a contemporary of Shakespeare, Fletcher and Webster, but very distant from those theatre writers, both regarding his social class and his literary work… George Eliot was the pen name of Mary Ann Evans, a novelist who produced some of the major classic novels of the Victorian era, including The Mill on the Floss, Adam Bede, Silas Marner, Romola, Felix Holt, Daniel Deronda and her masterpiece, Middlemarch. While her works can be pretty depressing, they also reflect the ground realities that most people often lose sight of. With so many titles releasing, it can be a daunting task to find the best books written by Indian authors amongst the lot. Many of you responded with some wonderful suggestions. I hope that those people would be like the famous writers that we all love.
It is a compelling saga, blended by history, spiced by legend and mutated by myth. Their works vividly portray the picture of Indian society and subtly bring out the ills it. In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin Pakistani gentry, lapidary prose and servant-master dynamics come together in beautiful harmony in this debut collection of short stories that won the Story Prize. The first part, The Twentieth Wife, narrates the story of Mehrunnisa, the powerful wife of Jahangir. Her writings have primarily been an attempt to bring about social change and tried to bring about unity in the different Assamese communities through her works.
Being a person with flawless language and great writing skill, it is no wonder that Aravind Adiga bagged Britain's most prestigious literary award - The Man Booker Award for his book 'The White Tiger'. Krishna Udayshankar is the debut author of The Aryavarta Chronicles, a trilogy that takes a look at the Mahabharata with the physical restrictions that we face in the modern world. In 13 Steps to Bloody Good Luck, Ashwin Sanghi explores that critical, much-longed-for element called luck. I tried romanticizing it then, and I romanticize it today when people ask me about it. The book is is partly autobiographical.
Vikram Seth was born on June 20, 1952 at Kolkata. Vikram Seth's childhood was spent in the town of Batanagar near Calcutta, Patna, and London. She primarily wrote books in the Assamese language, which were translated to English. The basic intention of his literature was to make people aware of the social and religious evils that were prevalent during his time. He was without doubt the most influential English playwright of the twentieth century and so earns his place on this list… Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet, best known in his time as a literary critic and philosopher. Besides examining the many ways in which the colonizers exploited India, he demolishes the arguments of Western and Indian apologists for Empire on the supposed benefits of British rule.
Rabindranath Tagore was an icon of Indian culture. They hold informative and entertaining content that is of general or special interest. Jhumpa Lahiri is a famous Indian American author of Bengali origin. Roy writes about children like no one else and plays with language much the way Rushdie does. The Norfolk-born author, who lived in India for two years as a child, covered 40,000km on a quest to rediscover the country that had become a stranger to her. Her must-read book is The Zoya Factor, which revolved around an advertising rep becoming a lucky charm for the Indian cricket team, and was well-received after publication. Together they rediscover the gloomy city of Fatehpur Sikri; a city which was abandoned soon after its completion.
Instead, significant power was wielded by the Congress party's president Sonia Gandhi. Giri - My life and Times Valmiki- Ramayana Veda Vyas- Bhagwad Gita, Mahabharata Vikram Seth - Two Lives, The Golden Gate, A Suitable Boy, Arion and The Dolphin, An Equal Music, From Heaven Lake:Travels Vishnu Sharma - Vijay Tendulkar Ghasiram Kotwal. He was born on 23 November in 1897 at Kishoreganj located in the Mymensingh district of East Bengal of those days or today's Bangladesh. His unique approach makes the ancient hymn accessible, combined as it is with his trademark illustrations. In 1857, the first war against the British known popularly as the Sepoy Mutinee marked the end of the Mughal rule.