I myself enjoy reading these books but you cannot buy all of them. Train To Pakistan is a compelling portrayal of the partition of India. This book is actually a collection of letters that Buffett wrote to shareholders over the past few decades. Books come as life savers in every situation. Here is a list of 15 books on India written by both Indians and foreigners that one should read to understand India better. Will his friend, the scaly Miss Snake, be able to help him out? Buy your copy Notes for Healthy Kids Rujuta Diwekar Westland Almost everyone has heard of Rujuta Diwekar, the nutritionist who Kareena Kapoor swears by.
What is it to be Indian American? It is extensively researched, gives incredible details that you never knew for instance, do you know who actually drew the dividing line between the two nations and on what basis? Ages 12+ A Trail of Paint by Anjali Raghbeer introduces kids to the paintings by Jamini Roy, the famous artist from West Bengal. In fact, the first English novel to be written by an Indian was in 1793. But when her sworn enemy, Vikram, offers her the chance to win back her kingdom, she must take it, even if it means working with a man she hates. This book is considered by many as a perfect textbook for any student of India. India: A History by John Keay Masterfully tracing over 5,000 years of civilization on the Indian subcontinent, is a perfect read for anyone looking for a crash course on Indian history. Narrated by a parrot, it has stories within stories within stories.
Request: Lets make this list bigger and better. An additional book which I recommend from my Heart. Persepolis especially strikes the perfect balance between being an engaging, funny read, and very accessible to kids, and being a heart-wrenching story of growing up in the middle of a war. Equally applicable to aspiring Businessmen. Narrated by Sita herself, it is a powerful meditation on the fate of women. Anandamath in Bengali, 1882 by Bankim Chandra Chatterji, translated by Basanta Kumar Roy 1992 Roughly based on the Sannyasi Rebellion of 1771, this was banned by the British.
The story focuses on India post-partition as a family looks for a suitable boy to marry their daughter. One that stands the test of time for its superb quality. All ages Olivia Fraser takes us on a delightful journey around the various states of the country and gives us a glimpse of some of the many things that are handmade in India. When a young woman, who has been assisting a powerful senator on the campaign trail is found dead, Lena recalls her own fraught history with the senator and the violent incident that ended their relationship. Thus, begins this sexy and electric novel that flips between modern-day Los Angeles and Paris in 1992—back when Jay was 21 and burning with the desire to make art that was going to change the world.
Yet, this project ends in misery. The book also includes interviews with Lord Mountbatten, the last viceroy of British India. This is because the list includes names that are born in India. In the book, the protagonist, Balram Halwai, narrates his life to the Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao: how the son of a rickshaw puller works as a chauffeur in Delhi and then flees to Bangalore after killing his employer, stealing his money and becoming a successful businessman. The couple are soon blessed with a child but their happiness is short-lived. Fifty classic literary works from the world's great writers listed on a stainless steel bookmark.
This book is an outcome of his rigorous study of India. To all the men out there who want to be allies should read this book and get up to speed. The Death Of Vishnu 2001 by Manil Suri This debut novel by a mathematician was longlisted for the Booker and is about the spiritual journey of a dying man named Vishnu, working on a Bombay building. India has been celebrated for its art, literature and writing since ancient times. Ammu Ipe escapes to Kolkata from Kerala and marries a man.
The Hungry Tide 2005 by Piyali Roy is a young marine biologist from Seattle in search of an endangered river dolphin. When it comes to learning about investment, the internet is the fastest, most up-to-date way to make your way through the jungle of information out there. Benjamin Graham is undisputedly the father of. This all too timely novel is a gripping and unnerving reflection of our times. The poems are mostly of a spiritual bent, though some of the pieces also have a hint of nature. Full disclosure: The links and images contain Amazon affiliate links which provides us a small sum of money every time you buy.
This list is drawn from my own experience and also from various sources on internet after going through their reviews. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi has always been a very prominent figure in Indian history. He penned down his experiences in Mumbai in his incredible work Maximum City, published in 2004, and a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2005. When the money runs out, he turns to robbing banks. It unfolds as Babur sweeps in and invades India.