Jiddu Krishnamurthy(11 May1895-17 Feb 1986)
He is famously known for his work in Psychology, meditation, the nature of the mind, and much more. Jiddu moved to the US in his later years and became a very famous author and motivational speaker. He was always about bringing radical change in society. His Famous Books include The First and Last Freedom, The Only Revolution, and Krishnamurti’s Notebook. Click here to purchase one of his works.
Aravind Adiga (23-Oct-1974)
The Booker Prize winner for his debut novel “The White Tiger”. He was the fourth Indian to do so. Additionally. he was a finance journalist before becoming a writer. Educated from the Oxford and the University of Columbia. Click here to purchase his work “The White Tiger” from Amazon.in
Shashi Tharoor ( 9 March 1956)
Shashi Tharoor is not only a famous writer but also one of the most influential politicians in India. Famously known for his exclusive and extensive grammar usage in addition to using eulogies. An Era of Darkness: The British empire in India is one of his famous books. Click here to purchase it
Arundhati Roy (24-Nov-1961)
Winner of the Man Booker Prize award for her book “The God of Small things”. She is a political activist and known for her witty “Tweets”. The other famous worlds include The Banyan Tree, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness. Click here to purchase her work.
Anita Desai ( 24 June 1937)
Anita Desai is 3 times finalist for the Booker Prize and also the winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1978 for her Novel “Fire on the Mountain”. There are various other famous works by Anita Desai that are exclaimed worldwide. Click here to purchase her famous work “Fire on the Moutain”
Jhumpa Lahiri ( July 11, 1967)
Her Book “Interpreter of Maladies” has won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. A PEN/ Hemingway Award for Her Novel “The Namesake”(2003). In Addition, to this, he novel “Unaccustomed Earth” won the Frank O Connor International Short Story Award. Most of her work is based on the Indian immigrant experience. Click here to purchase her work
Amitav Ghosh (11 July 1956)
Known for his works in English Literature, Amitav Ghosh is receipt of the Jnanpith Award. His famous works include The Sea of Poppies, The Shadow Lines, The Calcutta Chromosome. His works have won many awards ranging from the Sahitya Akademi Award to Dan David Prize. Click here to purchase one of his works.
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni (29 July 1969)
“Arranged Marriage” a novel by Chitra Banerjee Devakurni won the American Book Award in 1996. Her works the Mistress of Spices and Sister of my Heart have been shortlisted for the Orange Prize. Her works mostly cover India, US giving a glimpse of Immigrant life. Click here to purchase her work
Salman Rushdie (19 June 1947)
The famous Indian Author has won many prizes for his literary work. He is a British Indian Author who won the Booker Prize award for his book “Midnights children”. From there going on to win many other awards for his works. His infamous book “The satanic verses” caught the eye of media where there was even a Fatwa against him. Click here to purchase his book.
Amish Tripathi (19 May 1974)
One of the most famous Indian Authors is Amish Tripathi. He book the Shiva Trilogy was sold out like Hot Pancakes once the book reviews stormed the market. 5.5 million copies. His books have been the best Seller for weeks in a row. He has been awarded many prestigious awards for his literary work. Click here to purchase his work.