5 Books by Indian Authors You should Read Now

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Books by Indian Authors

“Suggest me some good books for reading.” – Whenever we say this, we are suggested innumerable books that are equally amazing. However, among these suggestions most books are written by foreign authors, and books by Indian authors get a relatively lower mention. But we all know that our land has given birth to many incredible authors who have written revolutionary books. So, if you are looking for some good books for reading, below appears a list of some must-read books written by Indian authors.


  1. ‘The God of Small Things’ by Arundhati Roy

This is the debut novel of Arundhati Roy and it’s a masterpiece. The book illustratesboth tragedy and hope. The book will take the reader through different lanes of emotions and explores the entire range of emotions experienced by humans. The book’s story and its feel will linger for a long time after you have completed reading it.

The God of Small Things


  1. ‘The Blue Umbrella’ by Ruskin Bond

This book captures life in village. The story is set in hills of Garhwal and illustrates the life of the villagers who also portray heroic characters.

The Blue Umbrella


  1. ‘The Palace Of Illusions’ by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Banerjee has stepped into the shoes of Draudapi and has written a male dominant work from the point of view of a female. The author has described the emotions like insecurity, jealousy and love amazingly. This book makes Mahabharat’s best fictional account.

The Palace of Illusions


  1. ‘The Inheritance of Loss’ by Kiran Desai

In spite of the wittiness and humor this book comprises, ‘The Inheritance of Loss’ is an incredible book written with honesty. Desai has conveyed the characters’ inner struggles well enough. Desai has put exact words for the most abstract feelings.

The Inheritance of Loss


  1. ‘Godaan’ by MunshiPremchand

Godaan written by MunshiPremchand deals with themes like caste discrimination, marriage, and exploitation of the poor and women in general.


Books are powerful things capable of transforming our thoughts and mindset. If you are looking for some brilliant books that make you think, consider these books by some of the most infamous authors of India.


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Reshma Banerjee
Reshma Banerjee works as a content writer. Drawn to stories since childhood, reading is her favorite pastime. She loves admiring nature’s beauty and thinking about the mysteries of the cosmos. Follow her on Facebook or Twitter