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List of Most Important Books and Authors 2020

Books NameAuthors Name
Portraits of Power’, autobiography of NK Singh, Chairman of 15th Finance Commission ‘The Battle of Belonging’, Shashi Tharoor
“The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain World” S Jaishankar
 “Quest for Restoring Financial Stability in India”  :Viral V.Acharya
 “Overdraft : Saving the Indian Saver” : Urjit Patel
 “A Song of India” :Ruskin Bond
 “Hop On: My Adventures on Boats, Trains and Planes”–Ruskin Bond
 “One Arranged Murder”:Chetan Bhagat
“Burnt Sugar”:Avni Doshi
 “Our Only Home: A Climate Appeal to the World” : Dalai Lama
 “Legend of Suheldev: The King Who Saved India”  –Amish Tripathi
 ‘Klara and the Sun’ –Kazuo Ishiguro
 “The lckabog” –JK Rowling
 “Shuttling to the Top: The Story of P.V. Sindhu ” – V. Krishnaswamy
 “Sridevi: The Eternal Screen Goddess”–Satyarth Nayak
“The Big Boss of tittle luv”:Karan Johar
“Voices of Dissent”:Romila Thapar
 “Kitchens of Gratitude”: Vikas Khanna
“10 Rules of Successful Nations”:Ruchir Sharma
 “A promised land” : Barack Obama
“The Commonwealth of Cricket” Ramachandra Guha
Azadi : Freedom. Fascism. Fiction AuthoredArundhati Roy
 “Judiciary, Judges and the Administration of Justice” :R. Banumathi
“Breaking The Cocoon @ 40” : Radha Nair
 “Let Us Dream”  : Pope Francis
“A bouquet of flowers”:Krishna SaksenaLaunched By : Rajnath Singh
 “Sach Kahun Toh”:Neena Gupta
 “The Little Book of Green Nudges” Launched By :UNEP
 “My Life In Design”:Gauri Khan
List of Most Important Books and Authors 2020

List of Important Books and Authors 2019

S. No.Authors NameBook Name
1.Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi“Courts of India”
2.Karkare’s Daughter Jui KarkareHemant Karkare: A Daughter’s Memoir
3.Prime Minister Narendra ModiBraille Edition of ‘Exam Warriors’
4.Shri N ChandrasekaranBridgital Nation
5.Neha J HiranandaniGirl Power: Indian Women Who Broke The Rules
6.Roopa PaiFrom Leeches to Slug Glue: 25 Explosive Ideas that Made (and Are Making) Modern Medicine
7.‘150 Years of Celebrating the Mahatma–the South African Legacy’Fakir Hassen
8.Rahul Agarwal and Bharathi S PradhanTurbulence and Triumph: The Modi Years
9.Ministry of fisheriesHandbook on Fisheries Statistics – 2018
10.Vikram SampathSavarkar: Echoes from a forgotten past, 1883-1924
11.Indian Diaspora ClubGlorious Diaspora-Pride of India
12.Habiburahman, Sophie AnselFirst They Erased Our Name: A Rohingya Speaks
13.Peter BakerObama: The Call of History
14.Iqbal Chand Malhotra and Maroof RazaKashmir’s untold story: Declassification
15.Satyarth Nayak“Sridevi: Girl Woman Superstar”
16.Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Persistent SystemsManav
17.St James House and the History of Parliament Trust‘The Commonwealth at 70: From Westminster to the World’
18.Adi ShankaracharyaVivekadeepini
19.Venkaiah NaiduListening, Learning and Leading
20.Baba Ramdev‘My Life, My Mission’
21.Meenakshi Lekhi‘The New Delhi Conspiracy’
22.Tridip Suhrud‘The Diary of Manu Gandhi’
23.Sushil Kumar“A Prime Minister to Remember- Memories of a Military Chief”
24.Adi ShankaracharyaVivekadeepini
25.Anupam Kher“Lessons Life Taught Me Unknowingly”.
26.Ashis Ray“Cricket World Cup: The Indian Challenge”
27.Dr. A.P.J. Abdul KalamMy Journey
28.Dr. Bibek DebroyMaking of New India
29.Dr. Krishna Saksena“Whispers of Time”
30.Dr. Y.V. ReddyIndian Fiscal Federalism
31.Jairam Ramesh‘Chequered Brillance: The Many Lives of V K Krishna Menon’
32.Kamlesh Patel Alias Daaji‘Designing Destiny: The Heartfulness Way’
33.Kamlesh Patil & Joshua Pollock‘The Heartfulness way: Heart-Based Meditations for Spiritual Transformation’
34.Lamar OdomDarkness to light
35.Lieutenant General Ranbir SinghFire and Fury Corps — Saga of Valour, Fortitude and Sacrifice’,
36.M Venkaiah NaiduQuality, Accreditation, and Ranking – A Silent Revolution in the Offing in Indian Higher Education
37.Malala YousafzaiWe are Displaced
38.Manoshi Sinha Rawal‘Saffron Swords’
39.Meenakshi Lekhi“The New Delhi Conspiracy”
40.Mool Chand Sharma‘Law, Justice and Judicial Power- Justice P N Bhagwati’s Approach’
41.Mr. Suri‘Khooni Vaisakhi’
42.Navin Chawla‘Every Vote Counts- The story of India’s Elections’
43.Neeraj Jha, Vidhanshu Kumar‘Virat: The making of a Champion’
44.P. Chidambaram‘Undaunted: Saving the Idea of India’
45.R Uma MaheswariFrom Possession to Freedom
46.Raghuram RajanThe Third Pillar
47.Ruchir Sharma‘Undaunted: Saving the Idea of India’
48.Saba NaqviPolitics of Jugaad: The Coalition Handbook
49.Shahid AfridiGame Changer
50.Sharad Dutt‘Kundan: Saigal’s Life & Music’
51.Shri Harivansh and Shri Ravi Dutt Bajpai.“Chandra Shekhar – The Last Icon of Ideological Politics”;
52.Sonia Singh‘Defining India: Through Their Eyes’
53.Vinit Goenka‘Function of Data Sovereignty – The Pursuit of Supremacy’
54.Valay Singh‘Ayodhya: City of Faith, City of Discord’
55.BJP MP Varun GandhiA Rural Manifesto – Realising India’s Future through her Villages
56.Dr. Manmohan SinghChanging India
57.Prime Minister Narendra ModiTimeless Laxman
58.Dr Murali Mohan ChuntharuArivu
59.Karunya Keshav and Sidhanta PathakThe Fire Burns Blue: A History of Womens Cricket in India
60.Rima HoojaMaharana Pratap: The Invincible Warrior
61.Shashi TharoorThe Paradoxical Prime Minister
62.Preeti ShenoyThe Rule Breakers
63.Union Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash JavadekarExperiential Learning — Gandhiji’s Nai Talim
64.Tamal BandyopadhyayFrom Lehman to Demonetisation: A Decade of Disruption, Reforms and Misadventures
65.Perumal MuruganPoonachi or the Story of a Black Goat
66.Bindeshwar PathakMaking of Legend
67.Anoop MisraDiabetes with Delight
68.Donald Anderson with Joshua MathewThe Last White Hunter
69.Romila ThaparIndian Cultures as Heritage
70.Sanjoy HazarikaStrangers No More: New Narratives from Northeast
71.Sumitra MahajanMatoshree
72.Yasser UsmanSanjay Dutt: The Crazy Untold Story of Bollywood’s Bad Boy
73Miniya ChatterjeeIndian Instinct
74.Pranab MukherjeeThe Coalition years
75.Snigdha PoonamDreamers: How Young Indians are Changing Their World
76.Michael WolffFire and Fury: Inside the Trump Whitehouse
77.Sheila DikshitCitizen Delhi: My Times, My Life
78.Tarun VijayMere Sapno Ka Bharat
79.Syeda Saiyidan HameedBorn to be Hanged: Political Biography of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
80.Dujatha GidlaAnts Among Elephants
81.Rajeev DhavanThe Constitution of India: Miracle, Surrender, Hope
82.James LawtonA Ringside Affair
83Kanwaljit SinghThe Year of the Hawks
84.Deepak SinghHow May I Help You
85.Mohammad YunusA World of Three Zeroes: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Carbon Emission
86.Mehr TararDo We Not Bleed? Reflections of a 21st-Century Pakistan
87.Jayadev RanadeXi Jinping’s China
88.Pradeep SebastiaThe Book Hunters of Katpadi
89.K Srilata and Fiona BolgerAll the Worlds Between
90.Satya NadellaHit Refresh
91.Ramin JahanbeglooLetters to a Young Philosopher
92.Sanjay ManjrekarImperfect (autobiography)
93.Amish TripathiImmortal India
94.Rima HoojaMaharana Pratap: The Invincible Warrior
95.Sunita NarainConflicts of Interest: My Journey Through India’s Green Movement
96.A Raja2G Saga Unfolds
97.GulzarTwo
98.Sreemoyee Piu KunduStatus Single
99.Neyaz FarooqueeAn Ordinary Mans Guide to Radicalism
100.Hilary ClintonWhat happened
101.Andy WeirArtemis
102.Adam RothsteinDrone
103.Shashi TharoorWhy I am hindu
104.Shilpa ShettyA dairy of deomestic diva
105.Surjit S BhallaThe New Wealth of Nations
106.Jairam RameshIndira Gandhi: A Life in Nature
107.PoonamDreamers: How Young Indians are Changing Their World and Yours
108.Avinash PaliwalMy Enemy’s Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal
109.Neel MukerjeeA state of freedom
110.Ian BlackEnemies and Neighbours: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017
111.Raghuram RajanI do what I do
112.Aakash Singh RathoreIndian Political Theory: Laying the Ground work for Swaraj
113.Anjana SukaniHisaab Kitaab
114.Perumal MuruganSongs of a Coward
115.Karan joharAn unsuitable boy
116.Stephen KotkinStalin: Waiting for Hitler 1928-1941
117.V V S Laksman281 and Beyond
118.Paul Auster4321
119.Emily FridlundHistory of Wolves
120.Mohsin HamidExit West
121.Fiona MozleyElmet
122.George SaundersLincoln in the Bardo
123.Ali SmithAutumn
124.Mushtaq BilalWriting Pakistan: Conversations on ldentity, Nationhood and Fiction
125.Sudeep ChakravartiThe Bengalis: A Portrait of a Community
126.Roshan TanejaMoments ofTruth: My Life with Acting
127.Perumal MuruganThe Goat Thief
128.Sujata MasseyThe Widow of Malabar Hills
129.Prerna Singh BindraThe Vanishing
130.Diane Coffey and Dean SpearsWhere India Goes
131.Minhaz MerchantThe Nationalist
132.Upinder SinghPolitical Violence in Ancient India
133.Sundar GanesanThe tall man biju patnaik
134.Lt Gen Baljit SinghA Tale of Two Victoria Crosses
135.Tim HarfordFifty Things that Made the Modern Economy
136.Surjit BhallaNew Wealth of Nations
137.A Surya PrakashThe Emergency: Indian Democracy’s Darkest Hour
138.Shimon PeresNo Room for Small Dreams
139.David GrossmanA Horse Walks Into a Bar
140.Nawazuddin Siddiqui with Rituparna ChatterjeeAn Ordinary Life: A Memoir
141.Rajdeep SardesaiDemocracy’s XI: The Great Indian Cricket Story
142.Gyanesh KudaisyaA Republic in the Making: India in the 1950s
143.Rajiv DograDurand’s Curse: A Line Across the Pathan Heart
144.Dan BrownOrigin
145.GN DenvyThe Crisis Within: On Knowledge and Education in India
146.Derek O’BrienInside Parliament: Views From the Front Row
147.Fredrick GrareIndia Turns East: International Engagement and US-China Rivalry
148.R K SinghWeather Information Portal for Indian Power System
189.Arundhati RoyThe Ministry of Utmost Happiness
150.Bertil LintnerChina & India War: Collision Course on the Roof of the World
151.Jayadeva RanadeCadres ofTibet
152.Maria SharapovaUnstoppable: My Life So Far
153.Jeet ThayilThe Book of Chocolate Saints
154.Sunita NarainConflict of Interest
155.Birendra RehiAtal Ji Ne kaha
156.Kiren Rijiju and Haulianlal GuiteConfessions of a dying mind: the blind faith of atheism
157.CP SurendranAvailable Light
158.Ashok K BankerAshoka: Satrap of Taxila
160.Khaled HosseiniSea Prayer
161.Chhimi Tenduf LaLoyal Stalkers
162.Shane WarneNo Spin
163.TCA RaghvanAttendant Lords
164.Vivek Wadhwa with Alex SalkeverThe Driver in the Driverless Car
165.Jaya JaitelyLife Among the Scorpions: Memoir of a Woman in Indian Politics
166.William TaubmanGorbachev: His Life and Times
167.Raja Shekhar VundruAmbedkar Gandhi and Patel: The Making of India’s Electoral System
168.Emmanuel MacronEvolution
169.Narendra ModiExam Warriors
170.Meena Arora NayakEvil in the Mahabharata
171.Jia PingwaHappy Dreams
172.N N Vohra6 TIMES THINNER
173.Azeem IbrahimRohingya Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide
174.Francis WadeMyanmar’s Enemy Within: Buddhist Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence
175.Husain HagganiReimagining Pakistan
176.Syeda HameedBorn to be Hanged: Political Biography of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
177.Meena MenonReporting Pakistan
178.David ReichWho We Are and How We Got Here
179.Sourav GangulyA Century ls Not Enough
180.Abhirup BhattacharyaWinning Like Sourav: Think & Succeed Like Ganguly
181.Soha Ali KhanThe Perils of Being Moderately Famous
182.Steye CollDirectorate S: The CLA and Americas Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan
183.Jean TiroleEconomics for the Common Good
184.Amy ChuaPolitical Tribes
185.KN RaghavanDividing Lines: Contours of the India-China Discord
186.CH Hanumantha RaoMy Journey from Marxism-Leninism to Nehruvian Socialism
187.Salman KhurshidTriple Talaq: Examining Faith
188.Khalid BashirKashmir: Exploring the Myth Behind the Narrative
189.Julian BarnesThe Only Story
190.Rashmi SaksenaShe Goes to War Women Militants of India
191.Michio KakuThe Future of Humanity
192.Ishrat HusainGoverning the Ungovernable: Institutional Reforms for Democratic Governance
193.KR MeeraThe Unseeing ldol of Light
194.Ajoy BoseAcross the Universe
195.Arun ShourieAnita Gets Bail: What Are Our Courts Doing? Whal Should We Do About Them?
196.Borta MajumdarEleven Gods and a Billion Indians
197.Bibek DebroyIndian Railway- The weaving of a National Tapestry
198.Amartya Sen and Jean DrezeAn Uncertain Glory: India and Its Contradiction
199.Robert Galbraith (JK Rowling)Lethal White
200.Michael OndaatjeThe English Patient

One Liner Notes Based on Books and Authors 2020

A new publication “The Little Book of Green Nudges” has been launched by the United Nations Environment Programme

Pope Francis is set to release the book “Let Us Dream” in December 2020. In the book, Pope Francis explains how a crisis can teach an individual to deal with problems they face in their lives

Indian Army Chief, General Manoj Mukund Naravane has released a book titled “National Security Challenges

A book title ‘Cricket Drona’ on renowned coach Vasudev Jagannath Paranjpe or Vasoo Paranjape released on September 2, 2020

Interior designer, Gauri Khan has authored her first book titled “My Life In Design”, which will be published by Penguin Random House India in 2021.

A book titled “Who painted my lust red?” has been authored by Sree Iyer. The book is something about when Bollywood meets Cricket meets Politicians.

Union Minister, Jitendra Singh has released a book on cancer named “Gastric Cancer” edited by Dr Ashok K. Vaid. 

Important GK Questions Based on Books and Authors 2020

Q.Who is the author of the book ‘The One and Only Sparkella‘?

A) Channing Tatum
B) Ruth Rendell
C) Kate Atkinson
D) Ruth Ware

Answer : A

Q.Who is the author of the book “Let Us Dream”?

A) Pope Francis
B) Zadie Smith
C) David Mitchell
D) Hilary Mantel

Answer : A


Q.Who is the author of the book “The Commonwealth of Cricket: A Lifelong Love Affair with the Most Subtle and Sophisticated Game Known to Humankind’’?


A) Ramachandra Guha
B) Chetan Bhagat
C) Sudha Murty
D) S. Jaishankar

Answer : A


Q.Who is the author of the book “Samvad Upanishad’ & ‘Akshar Yatra”?

A) Gulab Kothari
B) Sudha Murty
C) Kazuo Ishiguro
D) Chetan Bhagat

Answer : A

Q.Who is the author of the book Breaking The Cocoon @ 40?

Sudha Murty
Chetan Bhagat
Radha Nair
Karan Johar

Answer : C

Q.Who is the author of the book “Azaadi”

A) Chetan Bhagat
B) Sudha Murty
C) Shashi Tharoor
D) Arundhati Roy

Answer : B

Important Books and Authors 2020 : FAQs

  1. What are the best books by Indian authors?

    Ans: Here are the Some best books by Indian authors
    1. White Tiger
    2. The Great Indian Novel
    3. Train to Pakistan
    4.The Guide

  2. What are the 10 best Indian Books that one must read?

    Ans: Malgudi Days, The Talkative Man, The Guide – R. K. NarayanJaya, Sita – Devdutt Patnaik
    The Namesake – Jhumpa Lahiri
    Feluda Series, Professor Shonku Series – Satyajit Ray
    Everything written by Rabindranath Tagore
    Mere bachpan ke din & Gillu – Mahadevi Varma
    Grandfather’s private zoo, Adventures of Toto – Ruskin Bond
    Collected Stories – Khushwant Singh
    The God of small things – Arundhati Roy
    The collector’s wife – Mitra Phukan

  3. Which is the Best Selling Book by Indian authors.?

    Ans: The Courtesan, the Mahatma and the Italian Brahmin by Manu S. Pillai is one of the Best Selling Book by Indian authors

  4. Where can I download the books and authors’ PDF?

    Ans. – You can download the Books and authors pdf 2020 from DreamBigInstitution.com

  5. Who are the top 10 authors of all time?

    Ans: 1. Leo Tolstoy, 2. William Shakespeare, 3. James Joyce, 4. Vladimir Nabokov, 5. Fyodor Dostoevsky, 6. William Faulkner, 7. Charles Dickens, 8. Anton Checkhov, 9. Gustave Flaubert, 10. Jane Austen

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