Famous Books and their Authors

Famous Books and Authors



General Awareness plays a very significant role in IBPS, SSC, SBI and other competitive exams. You will always find some questions related to the “famous books and their authors” in the GA section. Questions will be related to the books, which are in the news or published recently.


Here, we provide you a list of the most important books and their authors, which will be very helpful for your preparation regarding IBPS General Awareness Books and Authors.




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Famous Books and Author 2016 (January – March)



1. Anything But Khamosh Shatrughan Sinha
2. Maru Bharat Saru Bharat (My India Noble India) Jain Acharya Ratnasundersuriswarji Maharaj
3. Jawaharlala Nehru and The Indian Polity in Perspective P. J. Alexander (Editor)
4. Objective Railway Engineering-Track, Works & Others M. M. Agarwal
5. The Z Factor Shri Subhash Chandra
6. Tolerance Mamata Banerjee
7. The Turbulent Years – 1980-1996-Vol-II Pranab Mukherjee
8. Transedence APJ Abdul Kalam
9. A Kingdom for his Love Vani Mahesh and Shine Antony
10. India 2016 & Bharat 2016 Ministry of I & B
11. Indian Paper Money Razack
12. Who Was Shivaji? Sri Govind Pansare
13. The Culture Heritage of Trans Himalayan-Kinnaur P. S. Nagi Loktus
14. Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography Pramod Kapoor



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Famous Books and Author 2016 (April – June)



1. The Kiss of Life How a Superhero and my son defeated Bilal Siddiqui
2. A State in Denial – Pakistan’s Misguided and Dangerous BG Verghese
3. Endurance: My Year in Space and Our Journey to Mars Scott Kelly
4. The Making of India: The Untold Story of British Kartar Lalvani
5. Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Cover Up Rana Ayyub
6. Book on ParamVir Chakra winners Manju Lodha
7. No Time to Pause – book Pavithra Ramesh
8. Shashi Kapoor – The Householder, The Star Shashi Kapoor
9. India vs Pakistan: Why Can’t we just be Friends Hussain Haqqani
10. Tagore’s Vision of the Contemporary World Indra Nath Choudhuri
11. My Favourite Nature Stories Ruskin Bond
12. Making It Big Binod Chaudhary
13. The Birds of Banni Grassland Scientists of Gujarat Institute of Desert Ecology (GUIDE)
14. A Life in Diplomacy MK Rasgotra
15. The Education President International Institute for Higher Education Research and Capacity Building, OP Jindal Global University
16. The World in 2050 – Striving for a More Just, Prosperous and Harmonious Global Community Harinder S. Kohli
17. The Unseen Indira Gandhi Dr. KP Mathur



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Famous Books and Author 2016 (July – September)



1. Ringside With Vijender Rudranjeil Sengupta
2. Autobiography ‘Ace Against Odds’ Sania Mirza
3. Who moved my interest rate? Mr. Subbarao
4. Autobiography ‘Courage & Commitment’ Margret Alva
5. The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable Amitav Ghosh
6. India’s most Powerful Women Mrs. Prem Ahluwalia
7. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child JK Rowling
8. Grassroots Innovation Prof. Anil K. Gupta
9. Uttarakhand: Fifteen Years of Development Edited by R. S. Tolia
10. One Indian Girl Chetan Bhagat
11. The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History Sanjeev Sanyal
12. AB: The Autobiography AB de Villiers
13. The Grolier Codex Josue Saenz
14. Shanti ki Talash mein Zindgi Radhika Nagrath
15. Sai Charitra Granth Ganpatrao Dattatreya Sahasra-buddhe
16. Six Machine Chris Gayle
17. North Eastern Council: A Story of Sagacity and Success Dr. Jitendra Singh
18. Citizen and Society Mohd. Hamid Ansari



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Famous Books and Author 2016 (October – December)



1. Modi’s Midas Touch in Foreign Policy Surendra Kumar
2. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness Arundhati Roy
3. Mahatma – Gandhi’s Life in Colour Untouchability No More Gandhi Serve India
4. e-nook on RTI Shailesh Gandhi
5. Philosophy of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Launched by PM Modi
6. The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad Twinkle Khanna
7. The Sleepwalker’s Dreams Dhrubajyoti Borah
8. Driven: The Virat Kohli Story Vijay Lokapally
9. Andhere se Ujale ki Aur Arun Jaitley
10. Rajiv Gandhi assassin, hidden rules, Priyanka meeting Nalini Pa Ekalaivan
11. An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India Dr. Shashi Tharoor
12. Charaiveti Charaiveti Shri Ram Naik
13. Shah Rukh Khan biography ‘SRK – 25 Years of a Life’ Samar Khan
14. Dipa Karmakar’s biography ‘Dipa Karmakar: The Small Wonder’ Vimal Mohan, Digvijay Singh Deo, Bishweshwar Nandi (her coach)
15. Life at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Indradhanush – 2 and Rashtrapati Bhavan –  From Raj to Swaraj Publications Division of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
16. Many Everests: An Inspiring Journey of Transforming Dream into Reality Ravindra Kumar
17. Courts of India – Past to Present Supreme Court of India – Bar & Bench
18. Amul’s India 3.0 Santosh Desai, Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Tharoor, Jug Suraiya, Indrajit Hazra, Jai Arjun Singh, Naresh Fernandes, Agnello Dias, Arnab Goswami and Karan Johar



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40 Most Popular Books Published in the Year 2015



1. Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights Salman Rushdie
2. The Red Sari Javier Moro
3. Neither a Hawk nor a Dove Khurshid M Kasuri (Pakistan’s Ex-Foreign Minister)
4. Faces and Places Prof Deepak Nayyar
5. Editor Unplugged: Media, Magnates, Netas and Me Vinod Mehta
6. Indian Parliamentary Diplomacy: Speaker’s Perspective Meira Kumar
7. Farishta Kapil Isapuri
8. Super Economies Raghav Bahl
9. China: Confucius in the Shadows Poonam Surie
10. Delhi to Islamabad Bhim Singh
11. Flora of Guntur City Andhra Pradesh PR Mohana Rao
12. Kiran Bedi: Kaise Bani Top Cop (Comic Book) Kiran Bedi
13. Fragile Frontiers: The Secret History of Mumbai Terror Attacks Saroj  Kumar Rath
14. Go Set a Watchman Harper Lee
15. Family Life Akhil Sharma
16. God’s Bankers: A History of Money and Power at the Vatican Gerald  Posner
17. Lucknow Boy: A Memoir Late Vinod Mehta
18. Education of Muslims: Islamic Perspective of Knowledge and Education J.S. Rajput
19. Flood of Fire Amitav Ghosh
20. Ahmedabad: A city in the world Amrita Shah
21. Lal Bahadur Shastri: Lessons in Leadership Pavan Choudary
22. Narendra Modi: A Political Biography Andy Marino
23. Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and other Truths PC Parakh
24. India at Risk Jaswant Singh
25. Water, Peace and War – Confronting the Global Water Crisis Brahma Chellaney
26. Public Issues Before Parliament Vijay Darda
27. The Political Economy of Energy and Growth Sh. Najeeb Jung
28. ModiNomics: Inclusive Economics, Inclusive Governance Sameer Kochhar
29. Rationalised Roman for Kashmiri Dr. R L Bhat
30. The Accidental Prime Minister Dr. Sanjaya Baru
31. Unbreakable (Autobiography of Mary Kom) Mary Kom
32. Ambedakar Awakening India’s Social Consciences Dr. Narendra Jadhav
33. My Country My Life L. K. Adwani
34. The God of Small Things Arundhati Roy
35. Untold Story of the Indian Public Sector Dr. U. D. Chaubey
36. Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years Pranab Mukherjee
37. China-India War: World’s First Water War General Sundarajan Padmanabhan
38. The Indian Parliament: A Critical Appraisal Prof. Sudha Rai & Avinash Kumar
39. Why I Assassinated Gandhi Nathuram Godse & Gopal Godse (edited by Virendra Mehra)
40. Born Against the Mountains Arunima Sinha




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