GENERAL KNOWLEDGE FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMS :BOOKS AND AUTHORS


BOOKS AND AUTHORS

A

A Bend in the River : V. S. Naipaul
A Brief History of Time :  Stephen Hawking
A China Passage : John Kenneth Galbraith
Accidental Death of an Anarchist:  Dario Fo
A Clockwork Orange : Anthony Burgess
A Critique of Pure Reason:  Immanuel Kant
A Doll's House : Ibsen
A Farewell to Arms : Ernest Hemingway
A Fine Balance : Rohinton Mistry
A Handful of Dust : Evelyn Waugh
A House for Mr. Biswas: V. S. Naipaul
A Million Mutinies Now: V. S. Naipaul
A Midsummer Night's Dream : William Shakespeare
A Passage to England : Nirad C. Choudhari
A Passage to India : E. M. Foster
A Prisoners Scrapbook : L. K. Advani
A Sense of Time : H. S. Vatsyayan
A Strange and Sublime Address:  Amit Chaudhary
A Streetcar Name Desire : Tennessee Williams
A Study of History : Arnold J. Toynbee
A Suitable Boy : Vikram Seth
A Tale of Two Cities : Charles Dickens
A Thousand Days : Arthur M. Schlesinger
A Thousand Suns : Dominique Lappierre
A Village by the Sea : Anita Desai
A Voice for Freedom : Nayantara Sehgal
A Week with Gandhi : Louis Fischer
A Woman's Life : Guy de Maupassant
Absolute Power : David Baldacci
Adam Bede : George Eliot
Adonis : P. B. Shelley
Adventures of Tom Sawyer : Mark Twain
Afternoon Raag : Amit Chaudhari
Agni Veena : Kazi Nazrul Islam
Akbarnama : Abdul Fazal
Alice in Wonderland : Lewis Carroll

All Quiet on the Western Front :Erick Maria Remarque
All the King's Men : Robert Penn Warren

All the President's Men: Carl Bernstein & Bob Woodward
All Things Bright and  Beautiful: James Herriot
All's Well that Ends Well : William Shakespeare
Amar Kosh : Amar Singh
An American Dilemma : Gunnar Myrdal
An American Tragedy  : Theodore Dreiser
An Area of Darkness : V.S. Naipaul
An Autobiography : Jawaharlal Nehru
An Equal Music : Vikram Seth
An Idealist View of Life : Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
Anand math :  Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

And Quiet Flows the Don :  Mikhail Sholokhov
Angels in America : Tony Kushner
Animal Farm :  George Orwell
Anna Karenina : Leo Tolstoy
Antony and Cleopatra  : William Shakespeare
Ape and Essence : Aldous Huxley
Around the World in Eighty Days : Jules Verne
Arrowsmith : Sinclair Lewis
As You Like It : William Shakespeare
Asia and Western Dominance : K.M. Panikkar
Asian Drama : Gunnar Myrdal
August 1914 : Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Autobiography of an Unknown Indian : Nirad C. Choudhuri

B

Babbit : Sinclair Lewis
Back to Methuselah : George Bernard Shaw
Bandicoot Run : Manohar Malgaonkar
Beginning of the Beginning : Bhagwan Sri Rajneesh
Being Digital : Nicholas Negroponte
Beloved : Toni Morrison
Ben Hur : Lewis Wallace

Beyond the Horizon : Eugene O'Neill
Bharat Bharati : Maithili Saran Gupta
Biographia Literaria : Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Black Holes and Baby  Universes : Stephen Hawking
Blood, Brain and Beer : David Ogilvy
Bonfire of the Vanities : Tom Wolfe
Born Free : Joy Adamson
Brave New World : Aldous Huxley
Bread Beauty and Revolution :  Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
Breakfast at Tiffany's : Truman Capote
Breakthrough : Gen. Moshe Dayan
Bubble, The : Mulk Raj Anand
Business @ the Speed of Thought : Bill Gates
Byzantium : W. B. Yeats

C

Cadillac Desert : Marc Reisner
Caesar and Cleopatra :George Bernard Shaw.
Candida : George Bernard Shaw
Candide : Voltaire
Catch-22 : Joseph Heller
Catcher in the Rye : J.D. Salinger
Centennial : James A. Michener
Chem meen : Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai
Cherry Orchard : Anton Chekov
Chidambara : Sumit ran andan Pant
Childe Harold's Pilgrimage : Lord Byron
Chitra :  Rabindra Nath Tagore
Choma's Drum : K. Shivaram Karanth
Chronicle of a Death Foretold : Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Circle of Reason : Amitav Ghosh
Circles of Silence : Preeti Singh
City of Joy : Dominique Lapierre
City of Djinns : William Dalrymple
Comedy of Errors : William Shakespeare
Coming of Age in Samoa :  Margaret Mead
Common Sense : Thomas Paine
Communist Manifesto : Karl Marx
Confessions : J. J. Rousseau
Confessions of an English Opium Eater
 : Thomas De Quincey
Confidential Clerk : T.S. Eliot
Conquest of Self  : Mahatma Gandhi
Coolie : Mulk Raj Anand
Count of Monte Cristo : Alexander Dumas
Coverly Papers : Joseph Addision
Creation : Gore Vidal
Crescent Moon : Rabindra Nath Tagore
Crime and Punishment : Feodor Dostoyevsky
Crisis into Chaos : E.M.S Namboodiripad
Cry, the Beloved Country : Alan Paton

D

Darkness at Noon : Arthur Koestler
Darkness Visible : William Styron
Das Kapital : Karl Marx
David Copperfield : Charles Dickens
Days of Grace : Arthur Ashe & Arnold Rampersad
Death in Venice : Thomas Mann
Death of a City : Amrita Pritam
Death of a Patriot : R.E. Harrington
 Death of a Salesman : Arthur Miller
Debacle : Emile Zola
Decameron : Giovanni Boccaccio
Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire : Edward Gibbon
Descent of Man : Charles Darwin
Deserted Village : Oliver Goldsmith
Devdas : Sharat Chandra  Chatterjee
Dilemma of Our Time : Harold Joseph Laski
Diplomacy : Henry Kissinger
Discovery of India : Jawaharlal Nehru
Distant Drums  : Manohar Malgaonkar
Divine Comedy : Dante Alighieri
Divine Life : Swami Sivananda
Doctor Zhivago : Boris Pasternak
Doctor's Dilemma : George Bernard Shaw
Don Juan : Lord Byron
Don Quixote : Miguel de Cervantes
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde : Robert Louis Stevenson
Durgesh Nandini : Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
Down Under : Bill Bryson
Dust to Dust : Tami Hoag

E

Earth : Emile Zola
Eminent Victorians : Lytton Strache
Emma : Jane Austen
Ends and Means : Aldous Huxley
English August : Upamanyu Chatterjee
Envoy to Nehru : Escott Reid
Essays of Elia  : Charles Lamp
Essays on Gita : Sri Aurobindo Ghosh
Eternal Himalayas : Major H.P.S Ahluwalia
Ethics for New Millennium : The Dalai Lama
Expanding Universe : Arthur Stanley Eddington


F


Faces of Everest : Major H.P.S Ahluwalia
Family Matters : Rohinton Mistry
Family Reunion : T. S. Eliot
Far from the Madding Crowd : Thomas Hardy
Farewell the Trumpets : James Morris
Farewell to Arms : Ernest Hemingway

Fasting Feasting : Anita Desai
Father and Sons : Ivan Turgenev
Faust : J.W. Goeth



Final Days, The : Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein
First Circle : Alexander Solzhernitsyn
For whom the Bell Tolls :  Ernest Hemingway
Forsyth Saga : John Galsworthy
Forty nine Days : Amrita Pritam

Freedom at Midnight : Larry Collins
and Dominique Lapierre
French Revolution : Thomas Carlyle
Friends and Foes : Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
From Here to Eternity : James Jones




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