List of Important Books Released in 2017

Name of the book

Author

About the book

Khullam Khulla uncensored
Rishi kapoor and Meena Iyer
eveals some interesting facts about the actors life
Jinnah often came to our house
Kiran Doshi
(Hindu Prize 2016 Winner)
is a work of historical fiction which serves as a testimony to the Indian independence struggle, with accurate references to events from 1900- 1948
The Adivasi Will Not Dance:
Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar
About:
political book of stories
The People's President
Dr A P J Abdul Kalam
Author : SM Khan
Acquaints us with lesser known facts and stories which went towards making the great Dr Kalam the 'People's President'
Kalkatta
Kunal basu
Half of What I Say
Anil Menon
General fiction
The Island of lost girls
Manjula Padmanabhan
sequel to the feminist dystopia introduced in Escape (2008)
Gandhi in Champaran
Dinanath Gopal Tendulkar
Home of the Brave
Nitin A Gokhale & Brig S K Chatterji
Home of the Brave traces the early history of the RR, its organization, including its raising and subsequent deployment in Punjab, the North East and in Jammu & Kashmir.
The Rise of Sivagami
Anand Neelakantan
Aprequel to the blockbuster Baahubali,
Indian Railway- The weaving of a National Tapestry
Shri Bibek Debroy (Member, NITI Aayog) Shri Sanjay Chadha (Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce) & Ms. Vidya Krishnamurthi.
Hope in a challenged democracy; An Indian narrative’
Shri Ashwini Kumar
About :
It provides a statesman’s perspective on addressing challenges and optimizing responses with a view to transforming our democracy as a true reflection of the collective conscience of the nation.
Flaming Tresses of Draupadi
M Veerappa Moily (SENIOR CONGRESS LEADER )
About: -
An English translation by D A Shankar of Moily’s original work in Kannada.
Matoshree
Sumitra Mahajan (Lok Sabha Speaker)
Based on life of Maratha Queen Ahilyabai Holkar
Number Do Lie
Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra co written with Jaideep Varma,
The book titled “Numbers Do Lie” delves into the stories of several players whose performances often did not receive the adulation they deserved.
Rekha: The Untold Story
Yasser Usman
My Story
An autobiography of Michael Clarke (former international cricketer and captain of Australia)
Thamel: Dark Star of Kathmandu
Rabi Thapa
Thamel: Dark Star of Kathmandu suggests that the world needs to get to know Thamel’s residents – both Nepali and those visitors that arrived but never left.
First philosophical novel for God titled "Confessions of a dying mind: the blind faith of atheism
IAS officer Haulianlal Guite
Hema Malini: Beyond the Dream Girl
Ram Kamal Mukherjee.
Goras and Desis: Managing Agencies and the Making of Corporate India
Omkar Goswami
An insightful view on the origin and evolution of Indian corporates’
Veerappan: Chasing the Brigand
retired police officer K. Vijay Kumar
About:
It is part-autobiography and part-biography, as much about Veerappan as it is about the author himself
The Golden House,
Salman Rushdie
It tells the story of a wealthy family from Mumbai desperately seeking to forget the tragedy of 26/11 as they try to reinvent themselves in New York City.
Conflicts of Interest: My Journey through India’s Green Movement
Sunita Narains
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She talks about how corporate lobbies and political interests often scuttle effective resolution of environmental research undertaken by her, along with her team at the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
Death Under The Deodars: The Adventures of Miss Ripley-Bean
Ruskin Bond
Author brings to life a mystery and murder featuring the elderly Miss Ripley-Bean and her friends
The Room on the Roof
Ruskin Bond
The Blue Umbrella
Ruskin Bond
The story is about a little girl who trades her old leopard claw necklace for a pretty, frilly blue umbrella. Set in a small village in Himachal Pradesh
A Flight of Pigeons
Ruskin Bond
"Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra
Ruskin Bond
Sahitya Akademi award in 1996
An Era of Darkness : The British empire in India
Shashi Tharoor
The Adivasi Will Not Dance
Hansda Shekhar
The Sleepwalker’s Dream
Dhrubajyoti Borah
About:
Through the novel, the readers peep into Bhutan’s beautiful valley of lush green forest
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
Arundhati Roy
The God of Small Things
Arundhati Roy (debut novel )
Won booker prize
Modi’s midas touch in foreign policy
Surendra kumar
Son of the Thundercloud –
Easterine Kire
From Mumbai to Durban: India’s Greatest Tests,
S Giridhar and VJ Raghunath
The Untold Vajpayee: Politician and Paradox
Ullekh N P
Front Page Murders
Puja Changoiwala
My Odyssey: Memoirs of the Man behind the Mangalyaan Mission
Koppillil Radhakrishnan
Faith, Unity and Discipline: The ISI of Pakistan'
Hein G Kiessling
largely about the first story but what also becomes clear is that the ISI’s two functions, ultimately, are the sides of a single coin.
There are two stories about the Inter-Services Intelligence of the Pakistan military. One is about its support for various jihadi groups which it then throws against India, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. The other is the ISI’s role as an instrument used by the Pakistani military to keep their country’s civil society under its thumb. This book is
A Full Night’s Thievery: Stories
Mitra Phukan
The Sellout
Paul Beatty
MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNER 2016
The novel concerns a narrator, referred to only by his last name, "Me", who attempts to reintroduce slavery and segregation in his Los Angeles neighborhood, Dickens. This attempt leads to a Supreme Court case, Me Vs. The United States of America.
A Life in Science
Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao (CNR Rao
How and why he took up science as a career.
The Pigeon Tunnel
John Le Carre
Pakistan - Courting the Abyss'
Tilak Devasher
Courting the Abyss is a comprehensive and clinical survey of a deeply troubled country which has become a centre of extremist ideologies and terrorist violence; consequently, a threat to many of its own nationals as also to countries in its neighbourhood and beyond.
An Unsuitable Boy
Karan Johar co-authored by Poonam Saxena (autobiography)
Akhada: The Authorized Biography of Mahavir Singh Phogat
Saurabh Duggal
It tells the story of a man of tremendous fortitude, of a father who fought against all odds to give his daughters - Olympians Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari -- a future they could not have dreamed for themselves, says publisher Hachette India.
"Winning like Virat: Think & Succeed like Kohli"
Abhirup Bhattacharya
Marching with a Billion- Analysing Narendra Modi’s Government at Midterm
Uday Mahurkar
It analyses the monumental changes that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has brought on multiple fronts as Prime Minister on India’s governance landscape
‘Mann Ki Baat – A Social Revolution on Radio Rajesh Jain It is a compilation of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s addresses to the nation on radio every month under the programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’.
Metaphysics, Morals and Politics Prof. Amal Kumar Mukhopadhyay
M.S. Swaminathan: The Quest for a world without hunger M.S. Swaminathan
India’s Indira: A Centennial Tribute” Senior leader Anand Sharma has edited the book.
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