Important books of the year 2021: 

Updated on:    24-07-2021

♦"Space Life Matters": book by Hari Pulakkat.


"A stranger in the mirror": the autobiography of Bollywood Film Producer Rakesh Om Prakash Mehra.


"Fiercely Female: The Dutee Chand story": a book by Sandeep Mishra, on famous Odishian racer Dutee Chand.


♦"It's a wonderful life": by Ruskin Bond.


"Habba Khatoon": written by Kajal Suri. Habba Khatoon, also known by the honorary title ‘The Nightingale of Kashmir’, was a Kashmiri poet and ascetic. She was the wife of Yousuf Shah Chak.


"The 7 Sins of being a Mother": a book by Tahira Kashyap Khurana ( a film producer, who is married to actor Ayushmann Khurrana)


'Beyond here & other poems': a book of 60 poems by senior bureaucrat 'Bishnupada Shethi'.  The poems, in their bite-sized pithy lines, exude a rare lyrical grace. The subjects are disparate yet fit nicely under the central theme of life and death.


♦"Home in the womb": is the memoir penned by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen. 'Home in the World': Amartya Sen's memoir to be released in July 2021.


"Believe: What life & cricket taught me": an autobiography of Indian Cricketer, Suresh Raina.


"1232 KM: The Long Journey Home": book by the  National Award-winning filmmaker Vinod Kapri, The book records their journey on the road from Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh to Saharsa in Bihar, spanning 1,232 kilometers. It is a story of courage as well as the desperation of the seven men braving police batons and insults, battling hunger and exhaustion to reach their destination – their home.


♦"Savarkar: a contested legacy(1924 - 1966)": book by Vikram Sampath.


"Stargazing: The players in my Life": a book by Cricket icon Ravi Shastri.


♦"International Transformation in the times of crisis": Nitin Rakesh & Jerry Wind.


"Languages of truths": Salman Rushdie.


♦"Learning from the Everest Expedition: Learning from life & Business": Aditya Gupta.


"India & Asian Geopolitics": is a new book by former NSA Shivsankar Menon. 


♦"Sach kahoo to": "If I tell the truth" is the autobiography of Bollywood actress 'Neena Gupta'.


Book: "Elephant": by Paul Pickering,  The elephant culturally symbolizes India more than any other country and British novelist Paul Pickering says the pachyderm in his new novel has her roots in India.


"Buddha in Gandhar": is a book by Sunita Dwivedi.


Kalki Koechlin": is a French-Indian actress and writer. Known for her unconventional body of work in the Hindi film industry, she is the recipient of such accolades as a National Film Award, a Filmfare Award, and two Screen Awards. Her debut book is "Elephant in Womb".


"The Bench": is the book by 'Megan Markel', the wife of British Prince Harry.


"The Living Mountain": is the latest book by 'Amitabh Gosh", the only author who has been awarded "The Gyanpeeth Award" for a work in English Language.


The book:"The Tale of Horse: A history of India on Horse Back": Yashswini Chandra.


J. K. Rowling: the author of "HaRRY POTTER"  came out with another book for children, named "The Christmas Pig".


4 books based on the life of Baba Saheb Ambedkar: written by Kishor Makwana were launched by P.M. Modi.


P.M. Modi launched book "Odisha Itihas": book by Hare Krishna Mahtab.


2nd version of P.M. Modi Ji bookreleased.


"Maverick Messiah": biography of NT Rama Rao(former C.M. of Andhra Pradesh).

                                                                                                                    

 

‘Rashtra Pratham – 82 Varshon Ki Swarnim Gatha’: is a book on CRPF, that chronicles the history, evolution and achievements of CRPF since its foundation in 1939.

 

♦"Kamala's Way-An american life": is the biography of U.S. vice-president "Kamala Harris", The biography was penned by Dan Morain(Los Angeles Times reporter)

 

Indian Symbolic Language Dictionary: 3rd edition of the same launched. It has some 10,000 words.

 

"Whereabouts": is a Fiction Book by Jhumpa Lahiri.

 

"The Little Book of Encouragement": by Dalai Lama.    "Yearbook": by Sheth Rogan       "Race With me":  Canadian Olympian sprinter Andre De Grasse

 

"Life Unknown: A passage through India": A book by Kartikeya Ladha.

 

"Many a Happy Accidents": by Former Vice President Muhammad Hamid Ansari.

 

♦"Gazing Eastwards of Buddhist Monks & Revolutionary in China: Romilla Thapar.

 

"The Commonwealth of Cricket: Dr. Ramchandar Guha.

 

♦"Population Myth:Islam, Family Planning & politics in India": a book by S. Y. Kuraisi.

 
♦"Right Under Your Nose": a book by R. Giridharan.
 

"India's 71 Year Test":  a book on Indian Cricket test' pursuits. This is a book by best Cricket author of India "R. Kaushik", launched by former Ace Indian Cricketer 'Ravi Shastri. The book reflects on India’s first 12 tours to Australia – from 1947/48, to face Don Bradman’s side, tracing the evening out of a rivalry dominated by the host nation until the turn of the Millennium. 

 

"Pursuit of Justice: is the biography of Late Justice Rajender Sachar.

 

"Ayoddha": book by Madhav Bhandari.

 

Important books of the year 2020: 

♦"Oh, Mizoram": a book by Governor of Mizoram P.S. Sri Dharan Pillai.

Few important books of those days & their Authors:

"Dharma": written by Amish Tripathi

•"Pioneer of Humanity: Maharishi Arvind": By union Education Minister Sh. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.

"A Promised Land": Barack Obama.    "Jugalbandhi: BJP before Modi e-book": Vinay Setapati.

"How to be a Writer": Ruskin Bond.

"Majhi Bhint": a book by Rajendra Darda.  

"I am no Massiah": an autobiography of Sonu Sood, Meena Iyer is the Co-Writer.        "Bookiyana": is a book on Gulzar.

"Rasathi:the other side of Transgender": A book by Sasindran Kallinkeel.  A new novel by an SPG officer involved in the prime minister's security from 2000-07 looks at the lives, customs, rituals and struggle of transgenders. "Rasaathi: The Other Side of a Transgender" is Sasindran Kallinkeel's debut novel. He was with the Central Govt.

"Your Best Day is Today": By Bollywood Actor Anupam Kher. (His other book is "Lessons Life taught me, unknowingly)

"The Pandemonium: The Great Indian Banking Tragedy" a book by Tamal Bandyopadhyay.

"Nights of Restless Spirits: Stories from 1984" A book by Sabarjit Singh

"On the Trial of Buddha": by Dipankar Aron. To read more, follow this link https://www.dailyexcelsior.com/on-the-trail-of-buddha/

"The Ultimate Goal": By Vikram Sood, an ex-RAW chief.

Ramesh Pokhriyal: the Union Education Minister, wrote "Meri Nanhi Kavitaye".

•"The Portrait Of Power": a book by N.K. Singh, Eminent Economist, Bureaurocrat & Chairman of 15th Financial Commission.

"The Battle Of Belonging" :  Shashi Tharoor, To read more, click this link https://indianexpress.com/article/books-and-literature/shashi-tharoor-new-book-673990/

"Deh Bichwa Karni": is an autobiography of Former Union Minister Dr. Babasaheb Vikhe.

"A Khalistani Conspiracy": is a book by an ex RAW officer Sh. G B S Siddhu.

"A Bouquet of Flowers": is a book by Dr. Krishna Saksena.

Romilla Thapar: "Voices of Dissents".

Vikas Khanna: "Kitchens of Gratitude.

Arundhati Roy: ”Azadi: Freedom, Fascism”

Chetan Bhagat: "One Arranged Murder".

Pradeep Chhibbar: wrote "India Tomorrow: Convention with the next generation".

Arjun Subramaniam: wrote "Full Spectrum: India's Wars1972-2020"

"Connecting, Communicating Charging": This book contains all the speeches by VP - Venkata Naidu.

 

Nina Rai:  "Amazing Ayodhya".

Nirupama Yadav: an Indian sportsperson wrote a book, titled “Vishesh: Code To Win”

Viral V Acharya(Former RBI deputy Governor)wrote a book titled  "Quest For restoring Financial Stability".

 

The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria and Hubris: a book by  Mark Honigsbaum,  a medical historian at the City University of London (UK), focuses on large-scale outbreaks since 1900. The author uses 9 examples to shine a light on epidemiological blind spots to avoid in future investigations.

 

Baldev Singh Sadaknama: authored a book titled "Sooraj Kade Ni Marda", on Shaheed Udham Singh.

 

Shobha Dey:  Lockdown Liaisons: Leaving & other Stories.

Megha Majumdar:  "A Burning" A Burning was a bright and emphatic debut novel by a talented writer who crafted a circus-like novel and she played all the parts with ease.

 

Naoroji- Pioneer of Indian Nationalism - Biography By Dinyar Patel

 

Karan Puri: wrote a book titled - "#MeToo"Noted fiction author and food and lifestyle blogger Karan Puri has launched his new book #MeToo – A collection of Short Stories. The book, which was launched on a popular e-commerce platform on June 1, 2020, is receiving good response from the readers and book fan community

 

Urjit Patel: Authored the book "Overdraft Saving the Indian Saver".

 

S. Husain Jaidi: "The Endgame", a novel

 

S. Jaishankar(external affairs Minister): wrote the book 

"The Indian Ways: Strategies for an Uncertain World".