List Of Important Books & Authors 2021

List Of Important Books & Authors 2021

Dear Aspirant, today we sharing with you that important Book & Authors 2021 list,  this is one of the most important section of the GK for various competitive exams. Questions have been seen from books and authors section which were recent exams, SSC, Railway, Banking, UPSC, State PCS, and other exams.

Book Name

Authors Name

‘Why We Kneel, How We Rise’

Michael Anthony Holding

‘In An Ideal World’

Kunal Basu

‘My Own Mazagon’

Captain Ramesh Babu

‘Leopard Diaries – the Rosette in India’

Sanjay Gubbi

‘Balakot Air Strike: How India Avenged Pulwama’

Manan Bhatt

‘A Begum and A Rani: Hazrat Mahal and Lakshimibai in 1857’

Rudrangshu Mukherjee

‘The Earthspinner’

Anuradha Roy

‘How the Earth Got Its Beauty’

Sudha Murty

‘Accelerating India: 7 Years of Modi Government’

Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu


Major General Rajpal Punia & Ms. Damini Punia

‘Discordant Notes: The Voice of Dissent in the Last Court of Resort’

Retired SC Judge, Rohinton Fali Nariman

‘Lahore: Book 1 of the Partition Trilogy’

Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

Let’s Go Time Travelling Again: Indians Through the Ages

Subhadra Sen Gupta

Mission Domination: An Unfinished Quest

Boria Majumdar & Kushan Sarkar


Vishram Bedekar

‘Accelerating India: 7 Years of Modi Government’

K J Alphons

‘Nathuram Godse: The True Story of Gandhi’s Assassin’

Dhaval Kulkarni

‘Lady Doctors: The Untold Stories of India’s First Women in Medicine’

Kavitha Rao

‘The Fourth Lion: Essays for Gopalkrishna Gandhi’

Venu Madhav Govindu and Srinath Raghavan

‘The Light of Asia’

Jairam Ramesh

‘Kareena Kapoor Khan’s Pregnancy Bible’

Kareena Kapoor Khan

‘The Art of Conjuring Alternate Realities: How Information Warfare Shapes Your World’

Shivam Shankar Singh

‘Palleku Pattabhishekam’

Yalamanchili Sivaji

‘The Struggle Within: A Memoir of the Emergency’

Ashok Chakravarti

‘The Great Big Lion’

Chryseis Knight

‘Urdu Poets and Writers – Gems of Deccan’

J.S. Ifthekhar

‘The India Story’

Bimal Jalan

‘The Stranger in the Mirror’

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

‘Bank With A Soul: Equitas’

Dr C K Garyali

‘Kashmir Ki Kyari Mein Aag Ki Lapte Aakhir Kab Tak?’

Dr Beena Budki

‘An Ordinary Life: Portrait of an Indian Generation’

Ashok Lavasa

‘Shifting Orbits: Decoding the Trajectory of the Indian Start-up Ecosystem’

Thillai Rajan, Joffi Thomas and Rohan Chinchwadkar

All You Need is Josh: Stories of Courage and Conviction in 21st century India

Supriya Paul

Languages of Truth: Essays 2003-2020

Salman Rushdie

All Roads Lead North: Nepal’s Turn To China

Amish Raj Mulmi

‘1232km: The Long Journey Home

Vinod Kapri

Skill It, Kill It

Ronnie Screwvala

‘Home in the World’

Amartya Sen

‘Believe-What Life and Cricket Taught Me’

Suresh Raina 

‘The Nutmeg’s Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis’

Amitav Ghosh

‘Monk in a Merc’

Ashok Pangariya

‘The 7 Sins of Being a Mother’

Tahira Kashyap Khurrana

‘Habba Khatoon’

Kajal Suri

‘What is Consciousness?’

Dr Vipin Gupta

‘What is Para Consciousness?’

Dr Vipin Gupta


Will Smith and Mark Manson

‘My Joys and Sorrows- as a Mother of a Special Child’

Krishna Saksena

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

Ruskin Bond

‘Fiercely Female: The Dutee Chand Story’

Sundeep Mishra

‘Kashmiri Century: Portrait of a Society in Flux’

Khemlata Wakhlu

‘Policymaker’s Journal: From New Delhi to Washington DC’

Kaushik Basu

‘Climate Change Explained—For One and All’

Aakash Ranison

‘The Bench’

Meghan Markle

‘Elephant in the Womb’

Kalki Koechlin

Life in the Clock Tower Valley

Shakoor Rather

‘1971: The Beginning of India’s Cricketing Greatness’

Borai Majumdar and Gautam Bhattacharya

‘All Time Favorites for Children’

Ruskin Bond

‘Sikkim: A History of Intrigue and Alliance’

Preet Mohan Singh Malik

‘Buddha in Gandhara’

Sunita Dwivedi

‘Nehru, Tibet and China’

Avtar Singh Bhasin

‘India and Asian Geopolitics: The Past, Present’

Shivshankar Menon

‘Sach Kahun Toh’

Neena Gupta

‘Stargazing: The Players in my Life’

Ravi Shastri

‘Savarkar: A Contested Legacy (1924-1966)’

Vikram Sampath

Book Name

Authors Name

‘Names of the Women’

Jeet Thayil


Dr Shailendra Joshi

‘Agriculture in India: Contemporary Challenges- in the context of doubling farmers income’

Dr Mohan Kanda

‘Cinema Through Rasa: A Tryst with Masterpieces in the Light of Rasa Siddhanta’

Prachand Praveer

‘Wisdom for Start-ups from Grownups: Discovering Corporate Ayurveda’

R Gopalakrishnan and R Narayanan

‘Manohar Parrikar: Brilliant Mind, Simple Life’

Nitin Gokhale

‘Neelimarani- My Mother, My Hero’

Dr Achyuta Samanta

‘Odisha Itihaas’

Utkal Keshari Harekrushna Mahtab

Akhtari: The Life and Music of Begum Akhtar’

Yatindra Mishra

India’s Power Elite: Class, Caste and a Cultural revolution’

Sanjay Baru

‘Believe- What Life and Cricket Taught Me’

Suresh Raina and Co-authored by Bharat Sundaresan

‘The Christmas Pig’

JK Rowling

‘Wanderers, Kings, Merchants: The Story of India through its Languages’

Peggy Mohan

‘The Living Mountain: A Fable for Our Times’

Amitav Ghosh

‘Advantage India: The Story of Indian Tennis’

Anindya Dutta

Joe Biden: American Dreamer

Evan Osnos

‘The Mystery of the Parsee Lawyer: Arthur Conan Doyle, George Edalji and the case of the foreigner in the English Village’

Shrabani Basu

‘Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Power: 5 Battlegrounds’

Rajiv Malhotra

‘Dynasty to Democracy: The Untold Story of Smriti Irani’s Triumph’

Anant Vijay

‘The Green Queens of India- A Nation’s Pride’

Prakash Javadekar

‘Karunanidhi: A Life’

AS Pannerselvan

‘Baanjh: Incomplete Lives of Complete Women’

Susmita Mukherjee


Ranjit Hoskote

‘Prince with a Paintbrush: The Story of Raja Ravi Varma’

Shobha Tharoor Srinivasan

‘My Life in Full: Work, Family and Our Future’

Indra Nooyi


Jahnavi Barua

‘Battle Ready for 21st Century’

Lt Gen AK Singh and Brig. Narendra Kumar

‘India’s Power Elite: Caste, Class and Cultural Revolution’

Sanjaya Baru

‘The Pain-Free Mindset: 7 Steps to Taking Control and Overcoming Chronic Pain’

Dr. Deepak Ravindran

‘Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Dividend World’

Katharine Hayhoe

‘Bringing Governments and People Closer’

Dr M Ramachandran

‘My Experiments with Silence’

Samir Soni

‘Escaped: True Stories of Indian Fugitives in London’

Danish Khan and Ruhi Khan

‘Names of the Women’

Jeet Thayil

‘Indians: A Brief History of a Civilization’

Namit Arora

‘From Incremental to Exponential’

Vivek Wadhwa, Ismail Amla and Alex Salkever

‘1232 km: The Long Journey Home’

Vinod Kapri

‘Wild and Wilful: Tale of 15 Iconic Indian Species’

Neha Sinha

‘Name Place Animal Things’

Daribha Lyndem


Seth Rogen

‘Yes Man: The Untold Story of Rana Kapoor’

Pavan C. Lall

‘The Little Book of Encouragement’

Dalai Lama


Jhumpa Lahiri

‘1857- The Sword of Mastann’

Vineet Bajpai

‘Parliamentary Messenger in Rajasthan’

Dr K N Bhandari

‘Beautiful Things’ A Memoir

Hunter Biden (Son of US President Joe Biden)

‘Platform Scale: For A Post-Pandemic World’

Sangeet Paul Choudary

‘By Many a Happy Accident: Recollections of a Life’

Former Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari

‘The Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad Good News’

Meghna Pant

‘Turn Around India: 2020- Surmounting Past Legacy’

RP Gupta


Priyanka Chopra Jonas

‘Starstruck: Confessions of a TV Executive’

Peter Mukerjea

‘Kamala’s Way: An American Life’

Dan Morain

‘Mapping Love’

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari

‘Tipane Kashmirchi (Notes on Kashmir), Untold Stories’

Arun Karmarkar

‘ASOCA: A Sutra

Irwin Allan Sealy

‘Sarasvati’s Gift’

Kavita Kane

‘The Epic Battle of Longewala’

Air Marshal Retd Bharat Kumar

‘Indian Economy’s Greatest Crisis: impact of Coronavirus and the Raod Ahead’

Arun Kumar

‘Louiz Banks: A Symphony of Love’

Ashis Ghatak

‘Maverick Messiah: A Political Biography of N T Rama Rao’

Ramesh Kandula

‘Agriculture Acts 2020’

Justice A K Rajan

‘They Found What/They Made What?

Shweta Taneja

‘Runway to Skilled India’

Dr Darlie O Koshy

‘Leadership Lessons from 22 Yards’

Srikanth Ram

‘Because India Comes First’

Ram Madhav

‘Stories I Must Tell: The Journey of an Actor’

Kabir Bedi

‘The Lost Soul’

Olga Tokarczuk


Karan Puri

‘The Last Light of Glory Days: Stories from Nagaland’

Dr Avinuo Kire

‘India: A Scamstar Born Every Minute’

Snigdha Poonam

‘Sabarimala Vijnaanakosham’

KS Vijayanath

‘Vahana Masterclass’

Alfredo Coveli

Right Under Our Nose

R. Giridharan

India’s 71-Year Test: The Journey to Triumph in Australia

R. Kaushik

‘Making of a General-A Himalayan Echo’

Lt. Gen. Konsam Himalay Singh

‘Gazing Eastwards: Of Buddhist Monks and Revolutionaries in China, 1957’

Romila Thapar

‘The Population Myth: Islam, Family Planning and Politics in India’

S Y Quraishi

‘Unscripted: Conversations on Life and Cinema’

Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Abhijat Joshi’

‘The Commonwealth of Cricket’

Ramachandra Guha

‘Manohar Parrikar-Off the Record’

Waman Subha Prabhu

‘Abdul Kalam- Ninaivugalukku Maranamillai’

Dr APJM Nazema Maraikayar and Dr Y S Rajan

Flying Blind: India’s Quest for Global Leadership

Mohamed Zeeshan

‘India 2030: The Rise of a Rajasic Nation’

Gautam Chikermane

‘The Law of Emergency Powers: Comparative Common Law Perspectives’

Dr Abhishek Singhvi and Prof. Khagesh Gautam

‘Soumitra Chatterjee: A Life in Cinema, Theatre, Poetry and Painting’

Arun Sengupta and Partha Mukherjee

‘Race With Me!’

Andre De Grasse and Robert Budd

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