List of Important Books and Authors 2015-2016

TCA have prepared a list of important books and authors from the year 2015 and 2016. We know 2016 has just started but we have mentioned some books of 2016 that are launched/published recently by famous writers. Questions related to the authors of a newly launched books are often asked in banking exams, IBPS, SBI, Insurance AO exams and SSC Exams. Sorry but it is not available in PDF format. Good for your GK!!!!

List of Important Books and Authors 2015-2016

  1. God’s Bankers—————-Gerald Posner
  2. Food for All: International Organizations and the Transformation of Agriculture—–Uma Lala
  3. Faces and Places———-Prof. Deepak Nayyar
  4. Indian Parliamentary Diplomacy-Speaker’s Perspective—–Meira Kumari
  5. Q&A(the Slumdog Millionaire was based on this book)—–Vikas Swarup
  6. Unbreakable (Autobiography of Mary Kom) – Mary Kom
  7. Enoch, I am a British Indian – Sarinder Joshua Duroch
  8. Runs in Ruins — Sunil Gavaskar
  9. India at Risk – Jaswant Singh
  10. My country My Life – L.K.Advani
  11. Joseph Anton – Sulman Rushdie (Autobiography)
  12. The Sahara Testaments – Tade Ipadeola
  13. Narendra Modi: A Political Biography – Andy Marino
  14. My Unforgettable Memories – Mamata Banerjee
  15. Rationalised Roman for Kashmiri – Dr R L Bhat
  16. Strictly Personal, Manmohan and Gursharan – Daman Singh
  17. The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014 – Carlotta Gall
  18. Lal Bahadur Shastri: Lessons in Leadership – Pavan Choudary
  19. Walking With Giants – G. Ramachandran(former Finance Secretary )
  20. Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and other Truths – PC Parakh
  21. China-India War- World’s 1st Water War-2029——–Former Army chief General Sundarajan Padamanabhan
  22. Price of Gujarat: The Extraordinary Story of Prince Gopaldas Desai———–Rajmohan Gandhi
  23. The Indian Parliament-A Critical Appraisal——–Prof. Sudha pai and Avinash kumar
  24. Why I Assassinated Gandhi——–Nathuram Godse and Gopal Godse
  25. Madhorubhagan—————-Perumal Murugan
  26. India’s Growth Resurgence: Sectorial Issues and Governance Risks———Yerram Raju, M Sitarama Murthy and Singala Subbaiah
  27. Ham Bhi Wahan Mojod Thay———Former Pakistan Minster Abdul Majeed
  28. Mandate: Will of the people——Vir Sanghvi
  29. The Accidental Prime Minister: the making and unmaking of Manmohan Singh – Sanjaya Baru
  30. God of Antarctica – 13 year old Yashwardhan Shukla
  31. My Years with Rajiv and Sonia – R.D.Pradhan
  32. Khushwantnama -The Lessons of My Life – Khushwant singh
  33. Syntheism – Creating God in The Internet Age – Alexander Bard
  34. One Life is Not Enough – Natwar Singh
  35. The Lives of Others – Neel Mukherjee
  36. My Music My Life – Pt Ravi Shankar
  37. I am Malala – Malala Yousufzai and Christina Lamb
  38. A Man and A Motorcycle, How Hamid Karzai Came to Power – Bette Dam
  39. True Colours — Adam Gilchrist
  40. Assassination of Rajiv Gandhi: An Inside Job? – Faraz Ahmad
  41. The God of Small Things – Arundhati Roy
  42. Interpreter of Maladies – Jhumpa Lahiri
  43. And then One Day: A Memoir – Nasiruddin Shah (Autobiography)
  44. Unaccustomed Earth – Jhumpa Lahiri
  45. Lowland – Jhumpa Lahiri
  46. Truth Always Prevails – Sadruddin Hashwani
  47. Playing It My Way – Sachin Tendulkar and Boria Mazumder
  48. The Narrow Road to the Deep North – Richard Flanagan (Australian)(Man Booker)
  49. Untold Story of the Indian Public Sector – Dr UD Choubey
  50. Final Test: Exit Sachin Tendulkar – Dilip D’Souza
  51. Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace – Leon Panetta and Jim Newton
  52. Not Just an Accountant – former CAG Vinod Rai
  53. Grandmaster Repertoire – 1.e4 vs The French, Caro-Kann and Philidor – Parimarjan Negi
  54. A Bend in the river – V.S. Naipaul
  55. Dark Star: The Loneliness of Being Rajesh Khanna – Gautam Chintamani
  56. Half Girlfriend – Chetan Bhagat
  57. Iqbal: The Life of a Poet, Philosopher and Politician – Biography of Allama Muhammad Iqbal (Spiritual Father of Pakistan)
  58. My Name is Abu Salem – Hussain Zaidi
  59. 50 years of man in space – Garik Israelien, Brian May and David J Eicher
  60. Black Tornado: The Three Sieges of Mumbai 26/11 – Sandeep Unnithan
  61. Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years – Pranab Mukherjee
  62. 2014: The Election That Changed India – Rajdeep Sardesai
  63. Your Dreams Are Mine Now: She Showed him What Love – Ravinder Singh
  64. Why I Assassinated Gandhi – Nathuram Godse and Gopal Godse – Edited by Virender Mehra
  65. The Indian Parliament – A Critical Appraisal – Prof. Sudha Pai and Avinash Kumar
  66. Madhorubhagan(One Part Woman) – Perumal Murugan (under controversies for description of Hindu’s half-female god, Ardhanareeswara)
  67. ModiNomics – Sameer Kochar
  68. Public Issues Before Parliament – Vijay Darda
  69. Water, Peace and War – Confronting the Global Water Crisis – Brahma Chellaney
  70. Ambedkar Awakening India’s Social Conscience – Dr. Narendra Jadhav
  71. Munger through the Ages – Late DP Yadav
  72. Akbar – The Aesthete – Dr. Indu Anand
  73. The Red Sari(Unofficial and Controversial Autobiography of Sonia Gandhi) – Javier Moro
  74. Neither a Hawk nor a Dove – Pakistan’s Ex-Foreign Minister Khurshid M Kasuri
  75. Kiran Bedi — Kaise Bani Top Cop – Reeta Peshawaria Menon and Anu Peshawaria
  76. Fragile Frontiers — The Secret History of Mumbai Terror Attacks – Saroj Kumar Rath
  77. Editor Unplugged — Media, Magnates, Netas and Me – Vinod Mehta
  78. Flora of Guntur City Andhra Pradesh – PR Mohana Rao
  79. India’s Growth Resurgence: Sectorial Issues and Governance Risks – Yerram Raju, M Sitarama Murthy and Singala Subbaiah
  80. Mandate: Will of the People – Vir Sanghvi
  81. Ham Bhi Wahan Mojod Thay – Former Pakistan Minister Abdul Majeed Malik
  82. The Crown Prince, The Gladiator and The Hope – Ashutosh
  83. Food for All: International Organizations and the Transformation of Agriculture – Uma Lele was in news in March 2015.
  84. God’s Bankers – Gerald Posner
  85. Faces and Places – Prof. Deepak Nayyar
  86. Indian Parliamentary Diplomacy- Speaker’s Perspective – Meira Kumar
  87. Q&A(the movie Slumdog Millionaire was based on this book) – Vikas Swarup
  88. Flood of Fire – Amitav Ghosh
  89. Suleiman Charitra – Kalyana Malla
  90. Vyomkesh Darvesh—Vishwanath Tripath
  91. Education of Muslims: An Islamic Perspective of Knowledge &
  92. Education- Indian Context—J S Rajput
  93. Flood of Fire —-Amitav Ghosh
  94. Sourav Ganguly: Cricket, Captaincy and Controversy—-Saptarshi Sarkar
  95. How to be Both——Ali Smith
  96. The Indian Parliament – A Critical Appraisal—-Sudha Pai and Avinash Kumar
  97. The Red Sari (Unoffical and Controversial Autobiography of Sonia Gandhi)— —-Javier Moro
  98. Farishta (Hindi Novel)———-Kapil Isapuri
  99. Neither a Hawk nor a Dove———-Khurshid M Kasuri
  100. Kiran Bedi: Kaise Bani Top Cop ——–Reeta Peshawaria Menon and Anu Peshawaria
  101. Fragile Frontiers: The Secret History of Mumbai Terror Attacks ——–S K Rath
  102. Editor Unplugged: Media, Magnates, Netas and Me—–Vinod Mehta
  103. China-India War – World’s First Water War – 2029 – Former Army chief General Sundarajan Padmanabhan
  104. Letters for a Nation – Jawaharlal Nehru & Madhav Khosla
  105. Prince of Gujarat: The Extraordinary Story of Prince Gopaldas Desai – Rajmohan Gandhi
  106. Born Again on the Mountain – Arunima Sinha (Launched by Narendra Modi, She is first female and also Indian Amputee to climb Mt. Everest)


  1. Flora of Guntur City Andhra Pradesh—-PR Mohana Rao
  2. Shivaji Kon Hota—————Govind Pansare
  3. Madhorubhagan ————Perumal Murugan
  4. “Family Life”———————Akhil Sharma
  5. Nehru and Bose- Parallel Lives———-Rudrangshu Mukherjee
  6. Lucknow Boy—————Vinod Mehta
  7. Letters for a Nation—————Jawaharlal Nehru & Madhav Khosla
  8. Born Again on the Mountain————–Arunima Sinha
  9. Suleiman charita—————Kalyana Malla
  10. The Crown Prince,The Gladitor and The Hope ———–Ashutosh
  11. Your Dreams Are Mine Now: She Showed him What Love—–Ravinder Singh
  12. “Aantank Ke Saaye Men”————–Garima Samjay

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