Top 10 Books of 2007 – India

 

Reading books teaches us about the love, friendship, heartbreak, social injustice, war along resilience of human spirit. Reading books and novels would be a great entertainment in the leisure time. Of course, it enhances our knowledge in much significant way. Reading at least once in your life would give you a good experience however it is important to read the best books or novels that interest you in much advance. Here is a list of top 10 books and award-winning novels that brings you quite an entertainment and enhancing your knowledge efficiently. Here are top 10 books of 2007opted to present you the best collection of books and novels with the ability to change your way to think and feel along with reflecting the diverse interests.

 

India After Gandhi: The History of the World’s Largest Democracy

India After Gandhi by Ramachandra Guha reveals us the magisterial account of pains, humiliations, struggles and glories of largest likely democracy of the world, India. Knowing the Indian history after the year of Independence or 1947 is more important to expand your knowledge little further. India is a country Born against civil war and privation background, divided along the lines of language, religion, caste, and class. Know the facts about how India’s independent emerged into one of the democratic and united country.

Read it For:
Hugely acclaimed book of Ramachandra Guha tells complete story of pain and struggle, glories and humiliations. Reading this breathtaking chronicle conflicts that rocked the giant nation with extraordinary factors held together.
Don't Read it For:
When you do not like to read about history, you will get bored
What makes this book stand out?:
Elegantly written epic history and intricately researched with larger-than-life characters in the book “India After Gandhi” shows complete information about our democratic country after independence. “India After Gandhi” is the work of major scholar – Ramachandra Guha.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

"The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” is a bestselling book by Sherman Alexie that tells the story of the Junior, budding cartoonist on Spokane Indian Reservation. To make his future bright, he left his troubled school on Rez and attends the all-white farm town high school in the city where others students in the school becomes a friend of him.

Read it For:
Story is quite funny, beautiful written and heartbreaking. “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” is based on the experience of author coupled with the poignant drawings by the famous Ellen Forney. It also reflects the art of character and the chronicles adolescence of the Native American boy.
What makes this book stand out?:
“The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” edition is perfect for the collectors and fans alike. Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney showcase their life experience which is much admirable to read.

The Feast of Roses

The Feast of Roses is one of Taj Mahal Trilogy #2 and love story of the famous Emperor Jahangir and Mehrunnisa. Story is critically praised as debut novel “The Twentieth Wife” and then the story continued in The Feast of Roses. Lush new novel shows the story of great tributes with romantic love as well as Taj Mahal, Seven Wonders of the World. Empress Nur Jahan also known as Mehrunnisa comes in Jahangir's harem as his last and twentieth wife. She fit as established norms of womanhood during the 17th century in India. Mehrunnisa is first woman who Jahangir marries for his love.

Read it For:
When you like to read about a true and romantic love story of the legendary Emperor Jahangir and Empress Nur Jahan, reading the “The Feast of Roses” is a perfect choice.
Don't Read it For:
It is not suitable for war and history lovers
What makes this book stand out?:
The Feast of Roses is not only a tale of power and love, but also story showcasing the power behind a veil. “The Feast of Roses” is excellent book that shows unforgettable and remarkable life story of the legend.

The Elephanta Suite

Paul Theroux is a master of travel narrative who weaves 3 intertwined novellas of the Westerners transformed by sojourns in India. Theroux’s Westerners ventures the risk beyond subcontinent path to discover the truth, peace or woe. We meet many Indian characters as the singular reflective of subtle ironies of our country.

Read it For:
Reading this startling and far-reaching best book to reads captures tumult, hardship, ambition as well as serenity that showcase India of today. It explains the growth of the country from its core to the modern world.
Don't Read it For:
Stay away from the book when you want to read an action, family or non-political related stories.
What makes this book stand out?:
Theroux portraits different people and places that explode the stereotypes into exhilarating effect in his story and it would be very good to read. Reading the fresh, compelling as well as inspiring notion of the country in the modern world is a great choice.
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Vishnu’s Crowded Temple: India Since the Great Rebellion

Few years back, India shed the popular image as tradition-bound backwater, and poor into the threshold of super-power status. India also rivaled by China as greatest winner in the order of post-Cold War world. Maria Misra explains in her book “Vishnu's Crowded Temple” about essential history that helps to understand fascinating history of the trajectory into the emerging third-world super-state.

Read it For:
Reading Maria Misra’s top books help you to easily dramatize dynamic counterpoint of resilient Indian people along with succession of ambitious even at the flawed vision of India.
Don't Read it For:
It is not ideal for those who are looking for funny stories
What makes this book stand out?:
“Vishnu's Crowded Temple” is an extraordinary story that tells about wit and style charismatically along with complete history of the contemporary state that shaped India by both the Eastern and Western ideas but slaves of neither.

Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire

At midnight of 15 August 1947 there were 400 millions of Indians are liberated from the British Empire. Of course, it is a defining moments on world history that brought many leaders into action that also includes Jawaharlal Nehru, fiery prime minister-to-be. Many others like Mahatma Gandhi, Father of our Nation, Edwina Mountbatten and Louis, glamorous couple who dispatched for getting the Britain from India without any delay.

Read it For:
Reading this book would be very interesting and unlocks many mysteries during the Indian independence.
Don't Read it For:
Only a book of history and not entertaining to read
What makes this book stand out?:
The book depicts epic sweep of events that had ripped apart greatest British Empire the world has ever seen and reveals secrets of many powerful players.

It Happened in India

Kishore Biyani is blue-blooded entrepreneurs who is baffled by the business colleagues and logic were the aghast are quite recklessness. It Happened in India shows many new classic options for the people to read and learn about trending India. Kishore Biyani was maverick of business industry that followed by instinct and cashes the latent opportunities.

Read it For:
Reading it helps to know about the current latent opportunities in booming Indian consumer market. Well written and super easy read.
Don't Read it For:
Only disappointing thing is that book hasn't lived up huge expectation and image gives him absolute way.
What makes this book stand out?:
“It Happened in India” is full of excellent anecdotes with insights of Indian consumer psyche.

What Young India Wants

“What Young India Wants” asks the hard question to the people and presents the solution in much better way to lead India prosperous. Some of the common stories includes why students regularly commit suicide, corruption in India, Can’t political parties ever work together, does vote make any difference, and many more

Read it For:
Chetan Bhagat is “One of Most Influential Person” and ranked as 21 by TIME magazine. What Young India Wants is a great book recommendations to those who like to change the country with massive results.
Don't Read it For:
You would not definitely search for great literary content when compared to his other books.
What makes this book stand out?:
Chetan Bhagat is often considered as a Youth Icon

I Too Had A Love Story

Do you think love stories ever dies? How would you react and take your life when the beautiful person comes into life? Not all love stories have perfect ending. This is one of the best books in such a saga. “I Too Had A Love Story” shows the heartfelt and tender tale of Ravin and Khushi, who found on the matrimonial site then fell in love with each other. They find more happiness until life put their love to a ultimate test.

Read it For:
Emotional, sincere and romantic, “I Too Had A Love Story” is a heartbreaking true life story that touched a million hearts.
Don't Read it For:
It is not ideal for readers who are looking for funny stories
What makes this book stand out?:
This is a bestselling novel and a must-read for anyone who believes in the magic of love.

One Amazing Thing

Teenager with unexpected gift awaits in the passport and visa office in unnamed American city. Along with this character there were many others like African-American ex-soldier, young Muslim-American man, Chinese grandmother and many others were in the story.

Read it For:
One Amazing Thing has the amazing walls dividing characters as well as cultures that endures chorus of voices in a single room.
Don't Read it For:
Not quite enjoyable to read
What makes this book stand out?:
One Amazing Thing is acclaimed novel by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, known for Before We Visit the Goddess and The Mistress of Spices.

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