NoteThis post covers list of important, controversial and recently (2020) published popular books with their authors name. These books are most important as questions in current affairs section of Current Affairs section of Teaching, IBSP, SSC, AFCAT, CDS, NDA and Other Competitive Exams.
Name of the Book Author(s)Remarks
Wuhan Diary: Dispatches from a Quarantined City Fang Fang This book is a compilation of online diary entries and social media posts that document 60 days of lockdown during COVID-19.
Karmayoddha Granth Nitin Gadkari,Smriti Irani,Dr. Harshvardhan,
Prakash Javadekar,
Vijay Rupani,Ramesh Patange
Written on the life of Prime Minister Narendra Modi
The Ickabog JK Rowling The Ickabog’ is a story about truth and the abuse of power.
Hop On: My Adventures on Boats, Trains and Planes Ruskin Bond The book narrates some of his memorable travel adventures.
Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of A Modern Royal Family Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand Would be published on August 11, 2020. The book is a biopic on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s life
Vijyant at Kargil: The Life of a Kargil Hero Vijyant’s father Colonel VN Thapar and writer Neha Dwivedi This book is a biography of Vir Chakra awardee(posthumously) Captain Vijyant Thapar.
Shuttling to the Top: The Story of P.V. Sindhu V. Krishnaswamy The book narrates the journey of badminton player PV Sindhu
Messiah Modi: A Great Tale of Expectations Tavleen Singh
My Encounters in Parliament Bhalchandra Mungekar Bhalchandra Mungekar is an Indian economist.
An Extraordinary Life: A biography of Manohar Parrikar Sadguru Patil and Mayabhushan Nagvenkar The book is on the life of the former defence minister and Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar.
Relentless An autobiography of Yashwant Sinha The book describes Yashwant Sinha’s journey from normal life to a high political powered life.
Politics of Opportunism: Regional Parties, Coalitions, Centre-State Relations In India R P N Singh The book throws light on the subject related to rise of regional parties and Centre-States relation.
Dreams of a Billion: India and the Olympic Games Boria Majumdar and Nalin Mehta
Turbulence and Triumph: The Modi Years Rahul Agarwal and Bharathi S Pradhan The book is about the life journey of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.
A Child of Destiny Prof. K. Ramakrishna Rao
The Thin Mind Map Book Dharmendra Rai
Missing in Action: The Prisoners Who Never Came Back Chander Suta Dogra The book addresses the missing Indian soldiers during the mission of 1965 & 1971 Indo- Pak wars
Legacy of Learning Savita Chhabra This novel offers simplistic and relatable interpretations of the Bhagavad Gita.
Death- An Inside Story: A book for all those who shall Jaggi Vasudev ” Sadhguru “
The Bloomsbury Anthology of Great Indian Poems Abhay K.
A Commentary and Digest on The Air, Act 1981 Apoorva Kumar Singh
Courts of India Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi
Celestial Bodies Jokha Alharthi
The Overstory Richard Powers
Your Best Day is TodayAnupam Kher
Portraits of Power: Half a Century of Being at Ringside N.K. Singh
The Battle of Belonging Shashi Tharoor
Song Of India Ruskin Bond
Overdraft: Saving The Indian Saver Urjit Patel Written by former RBI Governor of
Karmayoddha Granth Amit Shah
Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems Abhijit V. Banerjee
Lockdown Liaisons: Leaving and Other Stories Shobhaa De
Quest for Restoring Financial Stability in India Viral V.Acharya
The Spirit of Cricket : India Steve Waugh
Miracle At Happy Bazaar Ruskin Bond
The Art of Her Deal: The Untold Story of Melania Trump Mary Jordan
The Khalistan Conspiracy: A former R&AW Officer Unravels the Path to 1984 GBS Sindhu
Kitchens of Gratitude Chef Vikas Khanna
One Arranged Murder Chetan Bhagat