Famous Books And Authors List for Competitive exams

Famous Books and Authors List:

Hello readers, CurrentAffairToday here presenting books and authors list for Competitive Exams. Questions based on Books are asked commonly in Static General Knowledge section of government job exams. Along with Authors, name of newly launched books can also be asked. So it is imperative to keep a close eye on this important GK topic. Normally, there is probability of 2 or 3 Questions from topic of books and authors in many competitive exams. Thus you can’t afford to ignore this vital topic while preparing for competitive exams as a single mark can make a huge difference.

This is well compiled list of all famous books with authors names. As you are preparing for Indian competitive exams, it doesn’t means that you only need to learn about Famous authors and their Books from India, but questions are also asked based on books written by foreign authors. So read this post very carefully as we have covered both.

Famous Books and Authors List

Famous Books Written By Indian Authors

Autobiographies of Famous persons

Book Name Author Name
Wings of fire A P J Abdul Kalam
Truth Love and little Malice Khushwanth Singh
My Country My life L K Advani
One life is not enough K Natwar singh
Matters of Discretion I K Gujral
My times J B Kripalani(acharya kripalani)
Autobiography of Yogi Paramahamsa Yogananda
The Z Factor Subhash Chandra
Raga Mala Pandit Ravi Shankar
The Score of My life Zubin Mehta
Then One Day Naseeruddin Shah
Anything But Khamosh Shatrugan Sinha
The Nice Guy who finished first(Rahul Dravid biography) Prabhu desai
The Fall of a Sparrow Salim Ali(Ornithologist)
Wandering in Many worlds V R K Iyer
The bandit Queen of India Phoolan devi
The Substance and the Shadow Dilip Kumar
The Auto biography of An Unknown Indian Nirad C Chaudhuri
Hold My hand Durjoy datta
Ideas of a Nation Sardar Vallabhai Patel
TheLife Divine Aurobindo
A Secular Agenda Arun Shourie
Annihilation of caste B R Ambedkar
Bhajagovindam C Rajagopalachari
Bridge of Rama Ashok banker
Coolie Mulk raj Anand
Cut like Wound Anita Nair
Eternal India Indira Gandhi
Train to Pakistan Khushwant Singh

Famous Books And Their Authors List (Multiple Books)

The list of Authors and Books written by them given below contains those personalities who have written more than one books. This is made a separate section to make easy for readers. Left column contains Author Name and right one lists Boos written by them.

Author Name Books
Anees Jung 1.       The Song of India
2.       Unveiling India Anees
Ramachandra Guha 1.       India After Gandhi
2.       The States of Indian Cricket
Chetan Bhaghat 1.       Half Girl Friend
2.       Revolution 2020
3.       One night at the Call centre
R K Narayan 1.       My days
2.       Guide
3.       Waiting for the Mahatama
Amrita Pritam 1.       Revenue Stamp:An Autobiography
2.       Forty nine days
3.       Pinjar
Anita desai 1.       Fasting Feasting
2.       The Peacock garden
Amitav Ghosh 1.       Flood of Fire
2.       River of Smoke
3.       Sea of Poppies
4.       The Hungry Tide
5.       The Imam and the Indian
Rabindranath Tagore 1.       Gitanjali
2.       The Post office
Jawaharlal Nehru 1.       An Autobiography
2.       Discovery of India
3.       Glimpses of World History
M K Gandhi 1.       My Experiments with Truth
2.       Key to Health
3.       My early life
Arundhati Roy 1.       Capitalism: A Ghost story
2.       The Algebra of Infinite Justice
3.       The Cost of living
4.       War Talk

Famous Books Written by Foreign Authors

Book Name Author Name
TomSawyer Mark Twain
The System of the World Isaac Newton
The war of the worlds HG Wells
The White Tiger ArvindAdiga
Mein Kampf Adolf Hitler
Losing My virginity Richard Branson
My Brief History Stephen Hawking
Moon Walk Michael Jackson
The Snowball:Warren buffett and business of life Alice Schroeder
Long walk to freedom Nelson Mandela
The Story of My life Helen Keller
An Auto biographical study Sigmund Freud
The Words Jean Paul Sartre
My story Marilyne Monroe
Auto biographical Notes Albert Einstein
My Life Bill Clinton
Living History Hillary Clinton
An American life Ronald Reagan(Former America President)
My Confession Leo Tolstoy
Songs My mother taught Marlon Brando
My Child hood Maxim Gorkhy
De Profundis Oscar Wilde
Walk this Way Aero Smith
Daughter of the Destiny Benazir Bhutto
It’s not about the bike : My Journey back to life Lance Armstrong
On writing Stephen King
Dreams from my Father Barack Obama
A Farewell to arms Ernest Hemingway
A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens
Hamlet Shakespheare
War and Peace Leo Tolstoy

Famous Books Written by Sportspersons : Biographies

Book Name Author
The race of my life Milkha singh
The test of My life Yuvraj singh
Playing it my way Sachin Tendulkar
A Shot at history Abhinav Bindra
Straight from the heart Kapildev
Open Andre Agassi
Sunny Days:An Auto biography Sunil Gavaskar
Un breakable Mary Com
The Greatest:My Own Story Muhammad Ali
Golden Girl P T Usha(Athlete)
Faster Than Lightening:My autobiography Usain Bolt(Athlete)
KP:The Auto biography Kevin Pietersen(South Africa Cricketer)
My World My side David Beckham(Foot ball player)
Wasim:Auto biography Wasim Akram(Pakistan Cricketer)
Controversially yours Shoaib Akhtar(Pakistan Fast bowler)

Other Important Books and Authors List

Book Name Author Name
Rajatarangini Kalhana
Rutusamhara Kalidasa
Dharma sutra Kashyapa
Panchatantra Vishnu Sharma
Yogabhashya Vyasa
Yogamanjari Vardhamana
Mahabharatha Vyasa
Malavikagnimitra Kalidasa

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