Updated List Of Important Books & Authors 2021 PDF

Updated List Of Important Books & Authors 2021 PDF: Books and Authors is one of the most important parts of Static GK for competitive exams. It has been seen that questions from books and authors released in recent months are asked in SSC, Railway, Banking, UPSC, State PCS, and other exams.

In previous year exams, 3 to 4 questions have been asked about this topic. In this article, we are going to provide you Updated List Of Important Books & Authors 2021 PDF. You will get the latest books and authors’ current affairs 2021 pdf on this page.

Updated List Of Important Books & Authors 2021 PDF

Article NameUpdated List Of Important Books & Authors 2021 PDF
CategoryCurrent Affairs
TopicBooks And Authors
Useful ForAll Competitive Exams & Interviews
Exams CoveredSSC, Railway, Banking, UPSC & Others
Months CoveredAll Months Of 2021 & 2020
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Latest Books And Authors 2021 PDF

Books & Authors Current Affairs 2021 read all the latest Books & Authors Current Affairs Updates for 2021 at Examstocks.com. This is the right place to get quick updates of the Latest Books & Authors Current Affairs 2021 and events not only for the competitive exam but also for the interview.

Here we have shared the list of Important books and authors in year wise manner. You can note down them in your notebook and revise them before appearing in your exams.

List of Important Books Released in 2021

Book NameAuthors Name
All You Need is Josh: Stories of Courage and Conviction in 21st century IndiaSupriya Paul
Languages of Truth: Essays 2003-2020Salman Rushdie
All Roads Lead North: Nepal’s Turn To ChinaAmish Raj Mulmi
1232km: The Long Journey HomeVinod Kapri
Skill It, Kill ItRonnie Screwvala
Home in the WorldAmartya Sen
Believe-What Life and Cricket Taught MeSuresh Raina
The Nutmeg’s Curse: Parables for a Planet in CrisisAmitav Ghosh
Monk in a MercAshok Pangariya
The 7 Sins of Being a MotherTahira Kashyap Khurrana
Habba KhatoonKajal Suri
What is Consciousness?Dr Vipin Gupta
What is Para Consciousness?Dr Vipin Gupta
WillWill Smith and Mark Manson
My Joys and Sorrows- as a Mother of a Special ChildKrishna Saksena
It’s a Wonderful LifeRuskin Bond
Fiercely Female: The Dutee Chand StorySundeep Mishra
Kashmiri Century: Portrait of a Society in FluxKhemlata Wakhlu
Policymaker’s Journal: From New Delhi to Washington DCKaushik Basu
Climate Change Explained—For One and AllAakash Ranison
The BenchMeghan Markle
Elephant in the WombKalki Koechlin
Life in the Clock Tower ValleyShakoor Rather
1971: The Beginning of India’s Cricketing GreatnessBorai Majumdar and Gautam Bhattacharya
All Time Favorites for ChildrenRuskin Bond
Sikkim: A History of Intrigue and AlliancePreet Mohan Singh Malik
Buddha in GandharaSunita Dwivedi
Nehru, Tibet and ChinaAvtar Singh Bhasin
India and Asian Geopolitics: The Past, PresentShivshankar Menon
Sach Kahun TohNeena Gupta
Stargazing: The Players in my LifeRavi Shastri
Savarkar: A Contested Legacy (1924-1966)Vikram Sampath
Names of the WomenJeet Thayil
SuparipalanaDr Shailendra Joshi
Agriculture in India: Contemporary Challenges- in the context of doubling farmers incomeDr Mohan Kanda
Cinema Through Rasa: A Tryst with Masterpieces in the Light of Rasa SiddhantaPrachand Praveer
Wisdom for Start-ups from Grownups: Discovering Corporate AyurvedaR Gopalakrishnan and R Narayanan
Manohar Parrikar: Brilliant Mind, Simple LifeNitin Gokhale
Neelimarani- My Mother, My HeroDr Achyuta Samanta
Odisha ItihaasUtkal Keshari Harekrushna Mahtab
Akhtari: The Life and Music of Begum AkhtarYatindra Mishra
India’s Power Elite: Class, Caste and a Cultural revolutionSanjay Baru
The Christmas PigJK Rowling
Wanderers, Kings, Merchants: The Story of India through its LanguagesPeggy Mohan
The Living Mountain: A Fable for Our TimesAmitav Ghosh
Advantage India: The Story of Indian TennisAnindya Dutta
The Mystery of the Parsee Lawyer: Arthur Conan Doyle, George Edalji and the case of the foreigner in the English VillageShrabani Basu
Joe Biden: American DreamerEvan Osnos
Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Power: 5 BattlegroundsRajiv Malhotra
Dynasty to Democracy: The Untold Story of Smriti Irani’s TriumphAnant Vijay
The Green Queens of India- A Nation’s PridePrakash Javadekar
Karunanidhi: A LifeAS Pannerselvan
Baanjh: Incomplete Lives of Complete WomenSusmita Mukherjee
HunchproseRanjit Hoskote
Prince with a Paintbrush: The Story of Raja Ravi VarmaShobha Tharoor Srinivasan
My Life in Full: Work, Family and Our FutureIndra Nooyi
UndertowJahnavi Barua
Battle Ready for 21st CenturyLt Gen AK Singh and Brig. Narendra Kumar
India’s Power Elite: Caste, Class and Cultural RevolutionSanjaya Baru
The Pain-Free Mindset: 7 Steps to Taking Control and Overcoming Chronic PainDr. Deepak Ravindran
Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Dividend WorldKatharine Hayhoe
Bringing Governments and People CloserDr M Ramachandran
My Experiments with SilenceSamir Soni
Escaped: True Stories of Indian Fugitives in LondonDanish Khan and Ruhi Khan
Names of the WomenJeet Thayil
Indians: A Brief History of a CivilizationNamit Arora
From Incremental to ExponentialVivek Wadhwa, Ismail Amla and Alex Salkever
Wild and Wilful: Tale of 15 Iconic Indian SpeciesNeha Sinha
Name Place Animal ThingsDaribha Lyndem
YearbookSeth Rogen
Yes Man: The Untold Story of Rana KapoorPavan C. Lall
The Little Book of EncouragementDalai Lama
WhereaboutsJhumpa Lahiri
1857- The Sword of MastannVineet Bajpai
Parliamentary Messenger in RajasthanDr K N Bhandari
Beautiful Things’ A MemoirHunter Biden (Son of US President Joe Biden)
Platform Scale: For A Post-Pandemic WorldSangeet Paul Choudary
By Many a Happy Accident: Recollections of a LifeFormer Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari
The Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad Good NewsMeghna Pant
Turn Around India: 2020- Surmounting Past LegacyRP Gupta
UnfinishedPriyanka Chopra Jonas
Kamala’s Way: An American LifeDan Morain
Mapping LoveAshwiny Iyer Tiwari
Tipane Kashmirchi (Notes on Kashmir), Untold StoriesArun Karmarkar
ASOCA: A SutraIrwin Allan Sealy
Sarasvati’s GiftKavita Kane
The Epic Battle of LongewalaAir Marshal Retd Bharat Kumar
Indian Economy’s Greatest Crisis: impact of Coronavirus and the Raod AheadArun Kumar
Louiz Banks: A Symphony of LoveAshis Ghatak
Maverick Messiah: A Political Biography of N T Rama RaoRamesh Kandula
Agriculture Acts 2020Justice A K Rajan
They Found What/They Made What?
Dr Darlie O Koshy ‘Runway to Skilled India
Shweta Taneja
Leadership Lessons from 22 YardsSrikanth Ram
Because India Comes FirstRam Madhav
Stories I Must Tell: The Journey of an ActorKabir Bedi
The Lost SoulOlga Tokarczuk
#METOOKaran Puri
The Last Light of Glory Days: Stories from NagalandDr Avinuo Kire
India: A Scamstar Born Every MinuteSnigdha Poonam
Sabarimala VijnaanakoshamKS Vijayanath
Vahana MasterclassAlfredo Coveli
Right Under Our NoseR. Giridharan
India’s 71-Year Test: The Journey to Triumph in AustraliaR. Kaushik
Making of a General-A Himalayan EchoLt. Gen. Konsam Himalay Singh
Gazing Eastwards: Of Buddhist Monks and Revolutionaries in China, 1957Romila Thapar
Unscripted: Conversations on Life and CinemaVidhu Vinod Chopra and Abhijat Joshi
The Commonwealth of CricketRamachandra Guha
Manohar Parrikar-Off the RecordWaman Subha Prabhu
Abdul Kalam- Ninaivugalukku MaranamillaiDr APJM Nazema Maraikayar and Dr Y S Rajan
Flying Blind: India’s Quest for Global LeadershipMohamed Zeeshan
India 2030: The Rise of a Rajasic NationGautam Chikermane
The Law of Emergency Powers: Comparative Common Law PerspectivesDr Abhishek Singhvi and Prof. Khagesh Gautam
Soumitra Chatterjee: A Life in Cinema, Theatre, Poetry and PaintingArun Sengupta and Partha Mukherjee
Race With Me!Andre De Grasse and Robert Budd

List of Important Books Released in 2020

Updated List Of Important Books & Authors 2020 PDF
Updated List Of Important Books & Authors 2020 PDF
Book NameAuthors Name
‘The Shaurya Unbound-Tales of Valour of the Central Reserve Police Force’ (English Version) and ‘Samundar Samawe Boond Mein’ (Hindi version)Lok Sabha Speaker, Om Birla
Dharma: Decoding the Epics for a Meaningful LifeAmish Tripathi and Bhavna Roy
40 Years with Abdul Kalam-Untold StoriesDr. A. Sivathanu Pillai
Guru Nanak DevKirpal Singh Ji
Reporting India: My Seventy Year Journey as a JournalistPrem Prakash
Majhi Bhint (‘My Wall’)Rajendra Darda
I am No MessiahMeena Iyer
Your Best Day is Today!Anupam Kher
Pandemonium: The Great Indian Banking TragedyTamal Bandyopadhyay
Bye Bye CoronaDr. Pradeep Kumar Srivastava
The Fixer: Winning Has A Price. How Much Will You Pay?Suman Dubey
Portraits of Power: Half a Century of Being at RingsideN K Singh
The Battle of BelongingShashi Tharoor
The Khalistan Conspiracy: A former R&AW Officer Unravels the Path to 1984GBS Sindhu
Bapu- the UnforgettableManish Sisodia
Kitchens of GratitudeChef Vikas Khanna
Voices of DissentRomila Thapar
Azadi: Freedom. Fascism. FictionArundhati Roy
My Life in DesignGauri Khan
The Commonwealth of Cricket: A Lifelong Love Affair with the Most Subtle and Sophisticated Game Known to HumankindRamchandra Guha
National Security Challenges: Young Scholars PerspectiveIndian Army Chief, General M M Naravane
One Arranged MurderChetan Bhagat
Full Spectrum: India’s Wars, 1972-2020Arjun Subramaniam
Connecting, Communicating, ChangingRaksha Mantri Rajnath Singh
Our Only Home: A Climate Appeal to the WorldDalai Lama and Franz Alt
Amazing AyodhyaNeena Rai
The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain WorldDr. S Jaishankar
A Song of IndiaRuskin Bond
Overdraft: Saving the Indian SaverUrjit Patel
Miracle At Happy BazaarRuskin Bond
Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest ProblemsAbhijit V. Banerjee
ChaturangaAnand Neelakantan
Think Like a MonkJay Shetty
The Dharma ForestKeerthik Sasidharan
The Death Script: Dreams And Delusions In Naxal CountryAshutosh Bhardwaj
Checkmate: How The BJP Won And Lost MaharashtraSudhir Suryawanshi
Bad Money: Inside The NPA Mess And How It Threatens The Indian Banking SystemVivek Kaul
Akbar: The Great MughalIra Mukhoty
GreenlightsMatthew McConaughey
Midnight in ChernobylAdam Higginbotham
The Art of Her Deal: The Untold Story of Melania TrumpMary Jordan
Memoirs and MisinformationJim Carrey
The Wizenard Series: Season OneKobe Bryant & Wesley King
Shuttling to the Top: The Story of P V SindhuKrishnaswamy V
From the TrenchesAbhishek Singhvi
How the Onion Got Its LayersSudha Murthy
Shivaji in South Block: The Unwritten History of a Proud PeopleGirish Kuber
The Room Where It Happened: A White House MemoirJohn Bolton
Vijayant at Kargil: The Life of a Kargil War HeroNeha Dwivedi
Fear of GodBommadevara Chandravadhan
Wuhan Diary: Dispatches from a Quarantined CityFang Fang
Hop-On: My Adventures on Boats, Trains, and PlanesRuskin Bond
The IckabogJ.K Rowling
Lockdown Liaisons: Leaving and Other StoriesShobhaa De
A BurningMegha Majumdar
Naoroji: Pioneer of Indian NationalismDinyar Patel
Klara and the SunKazuo Ishiguro
Legend of Suheldev: The King Who Saved IndiaAmish Tripathi
Burnt Sugar (Released as “Girl in White Cotton” in India)Avni Doshi
Too Much and Never EnoughMary Trump
The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain WorldS Jaishankar
Quest for Restoring Financial Stability in IndiaViral V.Acharya
36 DaysKamlesh Sutar
Overdraft: Saving the Indian SaverUrjit Patel
If It BleedsStephen King
His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama: An
Illustrated Biography
Tenzin Geyche Tethong
Suraj Kade Marda Nahi (Sun Never Dies)Baldev Singh Sadaknama
Getting Competitive: A Practitioner’s Guide for IndiaRC Bhargava
The Pandemic CenturyMark Honigsbaum
Future of Higher Education: Nine Mega TrendsV Pattabhi Ram
The EndgameHussain Zaidi
The Spirit of Cricket: IndiaSteve Waugh
Mahaveer: The Soldier who never diedRupa Srikumar & A.K. Srikumar
A Song of IndiaRuskin Bond
A Commentary and Digest on The Air, Act 1981Apoorva Kumar Singh
The Bloomsbury Anthology of Great Indian PoemsAbhay K.
Karmayoddha GranthAmit Shah
BalwaMukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Raater KolkataHemendra Kumar Roy
Death – An Inside StoryJaggi Vasudev
A Child of DestinyK. Ramakrishna Rao
Messages from MessengersPriti K Shrof
The Crossfire of LoveDhiren Tiwari
The Thin Mind MapDharmendra Rai
How the Onion Got Its LayersSudha Murty
Sayajirao Gaekwad III : The Maharaja of BarodaUma Balasubramaniam
Shuttling to the Top: The Story of P.V. SindhuV. Krishnaswamy
The Art of Her Deal : The Untold Story of Melania TrumpMary Jordan
New India : Selected Writings 2014-19Arun Jaitley
The Winning Sixer: Leadership Lessons To MasterWV Raman
RelentlessYashwant Sinha
Human Dignity -A purpose in perpetuityAshwani Kumar
An Extraordinary Life: A biography of Manohar ParrikarSadguru Patil & Mayabhushan Nagvenkar
Sridevi: The Eternal Screen GoddessSatyarth Nayak
The Death of JesusJohn Maxwell Coetzee
Legacy of LearningSavita Chhabra
Missing in Action : The Prisoners Who Never Came BackChander Suta Dogra
Messiah Modi : A Tale of Great ExpectationsTavleen Singh
My Encounters in ParliamentBhalchandra Mungekar
Invincible – A Tribute to Manohar ParrikarTarun Vijay

Books & Authors 2019 PDF

Book NameAuthors Name
Politics of OpportunismR P N Singh
Ayodhya: City of Faith, City of DiscordValay Singh
Function of Data Sovereignty The Pursuit of SupremacyVinit Goenka
Defining India: Through Their EyesSonia Singh
Chandra Shekhar – The Last Icon of Ideological PoliticsShri Harivansh and Shri Ravi Dutt Bajpai
Kundan: Saigal’s Life & MusicSharad Dutt
Game ChangerShahid Afridi
Politics of Jugaad: The Coalition HandbookSaba Naqvi
Undaunted: Saving the Idea of IndiaRuchir Sharma
The Third PillarRaghuram Rajan
From Possession to FreedomR Uma Maheswari
Undaunted: Saving the Idea of IndiaP. Chidambaram
Virat: The making of a ChampionNeeraj Jha, Vidhanshu Kumar
Every Vote Counts- The story of India’s ElectionsNavin Chawla
Khooni VaisakhiMr. Suri
Law, Justice and Judicial Power- Justice P N Bhagwati’s ApproachMool Chand Sharma
The New Delhi ConspiracyMeenakshi Lekhi
Saffron SwordsManoshi Sinha Rawal
We are DisplacedMalala Yousafzai
The Braille edition of the book Exam WarriorsPM Narendra Modi
Mind-MasterViswanathan Anand and Susan Ninan
Hemant Karkare: A Daughter’s MemoirHemant Karkare’s daughter Jui Karkare
Courts of IndiaChief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi
Bridgital NationShri N Chandrasekaran
Girl Power: Indian Women Who Broke The RulesNeha J Hiranandani
From Leeches to Slug Glue: 25 Explosive Ideas that Made (and Are Making) Modern MedicineRoopa Pai
150 Years of Celebrating the Mahatma–the South African LegacyFakir Hassen
Quality, Accreditation, and Ranking – A Silent Revolution in the Offing in Indian Higher EducationM Venkaiah Naidu
Fire and Fury Corps — Saga of Valour, Fortitude and SacrificeLieutenant General Ranbir Singh
My JourneyDr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Making of New IndiaDr. Bibek Debroy
Darkness to lightLamar Odom
The Heartfulness way: Heart-Based Meditations for Spiritual TransformationKamlesh Patil & Joshua Pollock
Designing Destiny: The Heartfulness WayKamlesh Patel Alias Daaji
Chequered Brillance: The Many Lives of V K Krishna MenonJairam Ramesh
Indian Fiscal FederalismDr. Y.V. Reddy
Whispers of TimeDr. Krishna Saksena
Cricket World Cup: The Indian ChallengeAshis Ray
Turbulence and Triumph: The Modi YearsRahul Agarwal and Bharathi S Pradhan
Handbook on Fisheries Statistics – 2018Ministry of fisheries
Savarkar: Echoes from a forgotten past, 1883-1924Vikram Sampath
Glorious Diaspora-Pride of IndiaIndian Diaspora Club
First They Erased Our Name: A Rohingya SpeaksHabiburahman, Sophie Ansel
Obama: The Call of HistoryPeter Baker
Kashmir’s untold story: DeclassificationIqbal Chand Malhotra and Maroof Raza
Sridevi: Girl Woman SuperstarSatyarth Nayak
ManavDepartment of Biotechnology (DBT) and Persistent Systems
The Commonwealth at 70: From Westminster to the WorldSt James House and the History of Parliament Trust
VivekadeepiniAdi Shankaracharya
Listening, Learning and LeadingVenkaiah Naidu
My Life, My MissionBaba Ramdev
The Diary of Manu GandhiTridip Suhrud
A Prime Minister to Remember- Memories of a Military ChiefSushil Kumar
Lessons Life Taught Me UnknowinglyAnupam Kher

Books & Authors Question & Answers 2021 PDF

Here we have shared some questions and answers based on books and their authors. These questions are based on the latest exam pattern of competitive exams. You can try to solve them and note down them in your notebook for future purposes.

Books And Authors Quiz 2021

Q1. Which amongst the following is a book written by Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan?

(a) Chidambara
(b) Kapala Kundala
(c) Kamayani
(d) Prateeksha

Q2. Who is the author of the book “War and Diplomacy in Kashmir”?

(a) G. Parthasarathy
(b) Sir Owen Dixon
(c) C. Dasgupta
(d) Kuldeep Nayar

Q3. Who is the author of the book ‘Conquest of Happiness’?

(a) Thomas Hardy
(b) Aldous Huxley
(c) Bertrand Russell
(d) George Bernard Shaw

Q4. Whose autobiography is “My Life”?

(a) Nelson Mandela
(b) Bill Clinton
(c) Margaret Thatcher
(d) J. M. Lyngdoh

Q5. Who is the author of “Business @ Speed of Thought”?

(a) Dick Francis
(b) John Gray
(c) Bill Gates
(d) David Baldacci

Q6. Who wrote the play “Uttararamacharita”?

(a) Harsha
(b) Tulsidas
(c) Bhavabhuti
(d) Sudraka

Q7. Who is the author of the book “My Life”?

(a) Nelson Mandela
(b) Bill Clinton
(c) Hillary Roddham Clinton
(d) Margaret Thatcher

Q8. Who is the author of the book “Is New York Burning”?

(a) John Gresham
(b) Dominique Lapierre and Larry Collins
(c) Christopher Paolini Knaul
(d) Michael Moor

Q9. Who is author of the book ‘Apprenticeship of a Mahatma’ on which the film called ‘The Making of the Mahatma’ is based?

(a) Arundhati Roy
(b) Shyam Benegal
(c) Shobha de
(d) Fatima Meer

Q10. Which of the following was authored by Mulk Raj Anand?

(a) The Village
(b) A Stranger Called I
(c) Dark Room
(d) My God Died Young

Q11. Who is the author of the book Long Walk to Freedom?

(a) Nelson Mandela
(b) Louis Fischer
(c) Aung Sang Su Kyi
(d) Mao Tse Tung

Q12. ‘Indica’ was written by

(a) Justin
(b) Megasthenese
(c) Pliny
(d) Strabo

Q13. Who among the following has been awarded the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman for his outstanding achievement in their field and fostering understanding of India abroad?

(a) Vikram Seth
(b) Ms. Indira Nooyi
(c) Laxmi Mittal
(d) Sunil Mittal

Q14. The author of the book “Environmental Jurisprudence” is-

(a) Justice Y. V. Chandrachud
(b) Justice Ashok A. Desai
(c) Justice A. K. Sood
(d) Justice Prem Nagar

Q15. Who is the author of the book “The Three Mistakes in My Life”?

(a) Ruskin Bond
(b) Chetan Bhagat
(c) Amrita Pritam
(d) Jhumpa Lahiri

Latest Current Affairs 2021 For Competitive Exams PDF

How To Remember Books & Authors?

Here we have shared some simple ways and Important tips to remember books and authors:

  • Download the pdf provided below and go through it.
  • In the pdf, we have attached pictures of book covers with their authors.
  • Solve Books and authors quiz.
  • Practice books and authors’ questions and answers from previous year exams.
  • Make short notes and mnemonics.
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Q. What are the 10 best books of all time?
Ans. – The 10 Best Books of All Time, Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, Madame Bovary by Gustav Flaubert, War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy, Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, Hamlet by William Shakespeare, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fizgerald, In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust, The Stories of Anton Chekhov by Anton Checkhov, Middlemarch by George Eliot.

Q. Who are the top 10 authors of all time?
Ans. – The top 10 authors of all time are 1. Leo Tolstoy, 2. William Shakespeare, 3. James Joyce, 4. Vladimir Nabokov, 5. Fyodor Dostoevsky, 6. William Faulkner, 7. Charles Dickens, 8. Anton Checkhov, 9. Gustave Flaubert, 10. Jane Austen.

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