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City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi
1.  City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi by William Dalrymple
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  "A paean to Delhi; braids together the historical and the modern"
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The God of Small Things
2.  The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
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  "A slow-starting fantasy that nevertheless grips you and paints a beautiful picture of the caste system and Kerala"
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A Suitable Boy
3.  A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth
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  "An epic tale, a masterpiece with believable characters and situations an Indian can identify with completely"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (132 customer reviews)

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The White Tiger
4.  The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
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  "Hard-hitting, raw, furious commentary on the social chasm in modern day India. Not to be missed"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (318 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Indian Epics Retold
5.  The Indian Epics Retold by R K Narayan
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  "An easily accessible introduction to Hindu mythology"
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Brushing Up the Years: A Cartoonist's History of India 1947-2004
6.  Brushing Up the Years: A Cartoonist's History of India 1947-2004 by R.K. Laxman
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  "Excellent pictorial political history of modern India through the eyes of 'the common man'"
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A Passage to India
7.  A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
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  "Sensitively told tale of human nature, and a mockery of the hypocrisy of colonial rule"
6.99   Used & New from: 1.93
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

Malgudi Days (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)
8.  Malgudi Days (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) by R. K. Narayan
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  "Wonderful description of everyday life in a (fictional) sleepy South Indian town in the 1940s"
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India After Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy
9.  India After Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy by Ramachandra Guha
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  "Excellent reference"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

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The Discovery of India (Oxford India Paperbacks)
10.  The Discovery of India (Oxford India Paperbacks) by Indira Gandhi
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  "A masterpiece, amazing work of scholarship, given it was written when the author was in a British prison, fighting for India's independence!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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A Fine Balance
11.  A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
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  "Gut-wrenching tale, unputdownable"
6.29   Used & New from: 0.20
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (294 customer reviews)

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