Books and Authors – 2020

Books and Authors segment is one of the most important parts of not only Current Affairs but in some exams, it is also an important part of Static GK question segment. from previous year questions, It has been seen that questions from this Books and Authors portion of GK from recent past are asked frequently in exams like SSC, Railway, Banking, State PCS and other competitive exams. In some exams also books from famous authors also asked even those books had been released a long time before. This is why the table below contains a list of Books and Authors of 2020.

Bijal VachharajaniA bend in time: Writings by children on the COVID-19 pandemic
Dr Krishna SaksenaA Bouquet of Flowers
Neena RaiAmazing Ayodhya
Arundhati RoyAzadi: Freedom Fascism Fiction
Manish SisodiaBapu- the Unforgettable
Narendra Singh TomarBest Practices in Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme
Dr Pradeep Kumar SrivastavaBye Bye Corona
Jatin Paranjpe and Anand VasuCricket Drona
Union Minister, Balasaheb Vikhe PatilDeh Vechwa Karani
Kumar Padampani BoraDiscovering the Heritage of Assam
Arjun SubramaniamFull Spectrum: India’s Wars, 1972-2020
R C BargavaGetting Competitive: A Practitioner’s Guide for India
Goonmeet Singh ChauhanInvertonomics: 8 ideas to transform India
Chef Vikas KhannaKitchens of Gratitude
Pope FrancisLet Us Dream
Pradeep GoorhaMr Prime Minister, We Shrank the Dragon
Sheela BirnstielMy story in my own words
Dinyar PatelNaoroji Pioneer of Indian Nationalism
Indian Army Chief, General M M NaravaneNational Security Challenges: Young Scholars Perspective
Sarbpreet SinghNight of the Restless Spirits: Stories from 1984
Sheela BirnstielNothing to lose
Deepankar AronOn the Trails of Buddha: A Journey to the East
Tamal BandyopadhyayPandemonium: The Great Indian Banking Tragedy
N K SinghPortraits of Power: Half a Century of Being at Ringside
Prahlad Singh PatelProf. B.B. Lal: India Rediscovered
Yatish YadavRAW: A History of India’s Covert Operations
Vijay Kumar ChoudarySiyasat Mein Sadasyata
Chinmay TumbeThe age of pandemic (1817-1920): How they shaped India and the World
Shashi TharoorThe Battle of Belonging
Suman DubeyThe Fixer: Winning Has A Price. How Much Will You Pay?
JK RowlingThe Ickabog
Dr S JaishankarThe India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain World
GBS SindhuThe Khalistan Conspiracy: A former R&AW Officer Unravels the Path to 1984
Richard H. Thaler Cass R. SunsteinThe Little Book of Green Nudges
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat & Smriti IraniThe Swachh Bharat Kranti
Pema KanduThe Tangrams
Randeep Guleria, Chandrakanta Lahariya and Gagandeep KangTill we Win: India’s Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic
Col. VN Thapar and Neha DwivediVijyant at Kargil: The life of a Kargil War Hero
Nirupama YadavVishesh: Code to Win
Romila ThaparVoices of Dissent
Sree IyerWho painted my lust red?
Smriti Zubin IraniChronicles of Change Champions
National book trust, IndiaCorona Studies Series
Nobel Laureate J M CoetzeeThe death of Jesus
Kamlesh Sutar36 Days
Megha MajumdarA Burning
K. Ramakrishna RaoA Child of Destiny
Apoorva Kumar SinghA Commentary and Digest on The Air, Act 1981
Ruskin BondA Song of India
Ira MukhotyAkbar: The Great Mughal
Sadguru Patil and Mayabhushan NagvenkarAn Extraordinary Life: A biography of Manohar Parrikar
Vivek KaulBad Money: Inside The NPA Mess And How It Threatens The Indian Banking System
Mukhtar Abbas NaqviBalwa
Avni DoshiBurnt Sugar (published in India under the title ‘Girl in White Cotton’)
Anand NeelakantanChaturanga
Sudhir SuryawanshiCheckmate: How The BJP Won And Lost Maharashtra
Raksha Mantri Rajnath SinghConnecting, Communicating, Changing
Jaggi VasudevDeath – An Inside Story
Claude ArpiEnd of an Era, India Exits Tibet
Bommadevara ChandravadhanFear of God
Abhishek SinghviFrom the Trenches
V Pattabhi RamFuture of Higher Education : Nine Mega Trends
Jitendra SinghGastric Cancer
RC BhargavaGetting Competitive: A Practitioner’s Guide for India
Abhijit V. BanerjeeGood Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems
Matthew McConaugheyGreenlights
Tenzin Geyche TethongHis Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama: An Illustrated Biography
Ruskin BondHop On: My Adventures on Boats, Trains and Planes
Sudha MurthyHow the Onion Got Its Layers
Ashwani KumarHuman Dignity -A purpose in perpetuity
Stephen KingIf It Bleeds
Tarun VijayInvincible – A Tribute to Manohar Parrikar
Amit ShahKarmayoddha Granth
Kazuo IshiguroKlara and the Sun
Savita ChhabraLegacy of Learning
Amish TripathiLegend of Suheldev: The King Who Saved India
Shobhaa DeLockdown Liaisons: Leaving and Other Stories
Rupa Srikumar and A.K. SrikumarMahaveer : The Soldier who never died
Jim CarreyMemoirs and Misinformation
Priti K ShrofMessages from Messengers
Tavleen SinghMessiah Modi : A Tale of Great Expectations
Adam HigginbothamMidnight in Chernobyl
Ruskin BondMiracle At Happy Bazaar
Chander Suta DograMissing in Action : The Prisoners Who Never Came Back
Bhalchandra MungekarMy Encounters in Parliament
Gauri Khan My Life in Design
Dinyar PatelNaoroji: Pioneer of Indian Nationalism
Arun JaitleyNew India : Selected Writings 2014-19
Chetan BhagatOne Arranged Murder
Dalai Lama and Franz AltOur Only Home: A Climate Appeal to the World
Urjit PatelOverdraft : Saving the Indian Saver
Gurcharan Singh and MS UnnikrishnanPitching is Straight
Viral V.AcharyaQuest for Restoring Financial Stability in India
Hemendra Kumar RoyRaater Kolkata
Yashwant SinhaRelentless
Uma BalasubramaniamSayajirao Gaekwad III : The Maharaja of Baroda
Girish KuberShivaji in South Block: The Unwritten History of a Proud People
V. KrishnaswamyShuttling to the Top: The Story of P.V. Sindhu
Satyarth NayakSridevi: The Eternal Screen Goddess
Mary JordanThe Art of Her Deal : The Untold Story of Melania Trump
Abhay K.The Bloomsbury Anthology of Great Indian Poems
Ramchandra GuhaThe Commonwealth of Cricket: A Lifelong Love Affair with the Most Subtle and Sophisticated Game Known to Humankind
Dhiren TiwariThe Crossfire of Love
John Maxwell CoetzeeThe Death of Jesus
Ashutosh BhardwajThe Death Script: Dreams And Delusions In Naxal Country
Keerthik SasidharanThe Dharma Forest
Hussain ZaidiThe Endgame
J.K RowlingThe Ickabog
S JaishankarThe India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain World
Mark HonigsbaumThe Pandemic Century
John BoltonThe Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir
Steve WaughThe Spirit of Cricket : India
Dharmendra RaiThe Thin Mind Map
Anand NeelakantanThe Very, Extremely, Most Naughty Asura Tales for Kids
WV RamanThe Winning Sixer: Leadership Lessons To Master
Kobe Bryant & Wesley KingThe Wizenard Series: Season One
Jay ShettyThink Like a Monk
Mary TrumpToo Much and Never Enough
Neha DwivediVijayant at Kargil: The Life of a Kargil War Hero
Fang FangWuhan Diary: Dispatches from a Quarantined City

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