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Download Famous Books and Authors PDF for Exams

Important books and their authors are very important from exam point of view. It’s also very important for your general awareness as well. You should know who wrote famous books. You must have read excerpts or chapters in your school time from some of these books. Normally you will either find very old famous books or recently released book from some popular personality in competition exams. 

Although you will find only 1 question from this topic but you already know how much difference that 1 marks can make in your final selection to any government job. Exams like IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO and Clerk, Insurance exams, SSC CGL and CHSL and every other RRB & state level exams will have atleast 1 question from this topic. You can easily get this one mark if you read all important and latest books and their authors.

Below you can download PDF file which contains list of important books along with Authors name.

Download Important Books and Authors PDF

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You can purchase below General knowledge books which can help you with lot more topics:

  1. Lucent’s General Knowledge
  2. General Knowledge 2016 by Arihant Publications
  3. Manorama Yearbook 2016

You can also read below all important books and authors:

Book Name Author Name – Award Name
A monument to suffering and courage in our time Svetlana Alexievich (Belarus) – Nobel Prize in Literature 2015
For the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation Patrick Modiano (France) – Nobel Prize in Literature 2014 Winner
master of the contemporary short story Alice Munro (Canada) – Nobel Prize in Literature 2013 Winner
A Brief History of Seven Killings Marlon James (Jamaica) – Man Booker prize 2015 Winner
The Narrow Road to the Deep North Richard Flanagan (Australia) – Man Booker prize 2014 Winner
The Luminaries Eleanor Catton (New Zealand) – Man Booker prize 2013 Winner
List of Latest Books  List of Authors Name
A well-known author of children’s books Kamala Laxman, passed away in Pune
What Happened to Netaji? Anuj Dhar (former journalist)
Rebooting India: Realizing a Billion Aspirations Nandan Nilekani & Viral Shah
Interlinking of Indian Rivers Radha Kant Bharati
Dreaming Big: My Journey to Connect India Sam Pitroda (Auto biography)
Smita Patil: A Brief Incandescence Maithili Rao
Ruled or Misruled: Story and Destiny of Bihar Santosh Singh
The Clintons’ War on Women Roger Stone & Robert Morrow
Two Years Eight Months and Twenty Eight Nights Salman Rushdie
To the Brink and Back: India’s 1991 Story  Jairam Ramesh (Forest Minister – Independent Charge)
 30 Women in Power: Their Voices, Their Stories  Naina Lal Kidwai
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1 Das Kapital Karl Marx
2 A Suitable Boy Vikram Seth
3 My Truth Indira Gandhi
4 A bend in the River V.S. Naipal
5 Between the Lines Kuldeep Nayyar
6 Envisioning an Empowered Nation Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
7 Indira Gandhi Returns Khushwant Singh
8 Interpreter of Maladies Jhumpa Lahiri
9 My President Years R. Venkataraman
10 Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and other Truths PC Parakh
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11 The Accidental Prime Minister: the making and unmaking of Manmohan Singh Sanjaya Baru
12 One Life is Not Enough Natwar Singh
13 The Lives of Others Neel Mukherjee
14 Lowland Jhumpa Lahiri
15 Playing It My Way Sachin Tendulkar and Boria Mazumder
16 The Narrow Road to the Deep North Richard Flanagan (Australian)(Man Booker)
17 Half Girlfriend Chetan Bhagat
18 My Name is Abu Salem Hussain Zaidi
19 Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years Pranab Mukherjee
20 Letters for a Nation Jawaharlal Nehru & Madhav Khosla
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21 Born Again on the Mountain Arunima Sinha
22 The Red Sari(Unofficial and Controversial Autobiography of Sonia Gandhi) Javier Moro
23 Flood of Fire Amitav Ghosh
24 Unbreakable (Autobiography of Mary Kom) Mary Kom
25 India at Risk Jaswant Singh
26 My country My Life L.K.Advani
27 Strictly Personal, Manmohan and Gursharan Daman Singh
28 12 Years A Slave Solomon Northup Pirates
29 A House For Mr. Biswas V.S. Naipaul
30 Five Point Someone Chetan Bhagat

Best of luck for your upcoming examinations.