Books can change the way you think or feel, process information, and reflect your interest. If you are looking for the best books of all time, our list of best books to read in India has you covered. Whether you are looking for a book to increase your vocabulary and form a reading habit or want to learn writing and overcome your doubts, this list of the best books to read is sure to come in handy for you.
Wish I Could Tell You By Durjoy Datta
Can you find yourself after you have lost that special someone?
A disillusioned and heartbroken Anusha finds herself in the small world of WeDonate.com. Struggling to cope with her feelings and the job of raising money for charity, she reluctantly searches for a worthwhile cause to support.
For Ananth, who has been on the opposite side, no life is less worthy, no cause too small to support.
Behind them are teams for whom going to extraordinary lengths to save lives is more than a full-time occupation. In front of them is the virtual world of social media-watching, interacting, judging, making choices, and sometimes, saving lives.
From the virtual to the real, their lives and their families, are entangled in a way that moving together is the only solution. They can’t escape each other.
In this world of complicated relationships, should love be such a challenging ride?
One Arranged Murder By Chetan Bhagat
‘One Arranged Murder’ is a murder mystery by famous contemporary author Chetan Bhagat.
The book follows two best friends who have a detective agency. Despite their differences, Keshav and Saurabh live together, work together, and are close. Saurabh is to marry Prerna, and though it’s an arranged marriage they seem very much in love. Even though they’re just engaged she fasts for him on Karva Chauth and insists on meeting him on the terrace so that she can eat.
Unfortunately, Saurabh reaches the terrace to find her murdered. He is determined to find the killer so he and Keshav investigate together. Prerna lived in a big house in Delhi and there were a lot of suspects.
The book is written in Bhagat’s signature easy style and those who have read the timeless romances by Bhagat will be thrilled to read this new genre.
The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari By Robin Sharma
A renowned inspirational fiction, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari is a revealing story that offers the readers a simple yet profound way to live life. The plot of this story revolves around Julian Mantle, a lawyer who has made his fortune and name in the profession. A sudden heart attack creates havoc in the successful lawyer’s life. Jolted by the sudden onset of the illness, his practice comes to a standstill. He ponders over material success being worth it all, renounces all of it, and leaves for India.
A visit to India about a spiritual awakening opens up new vistas and Julian begins to view life from a different perspective. He decides to live his life once again but in a way that is much more fulfilling and meaningful than before.
In the book, the reader goes through a spiritual journey into a very old culture that has gathered much wisdom over the millennia. The book advocates how to live happily, think deeply and rightly, value time and relationships, be more disciplined, follow the heart’s call, and live every moment of life.
Written in simple words, the book has turned out to be a bestseller and is more than just an endearing story. Through storytelling, Robin Sharma showcases the miracles and wonders of living a fulfilling life. In the process, the book introduces readers to enlightening yet simple principles that vouch to make life better, happier, and more meaningful.
A bestselling novel, what readers all over the globe appreciate about this book is its deft amalgam of the philosophies from both the western and eastern worlds. The book has been followed by important personalities around the world.
Wise and Otherwise By Sudha Murthy
Fifty vignettes showcase the myriad shades of human nature A man dumps his aged father in an old-age home after declaring him to be a homeless stranger, a tribal chief in the Sahyadri hills teaches the author that there is humility in receiving too, and a sick woman remembers to thank her benefactor even from her deathbed. These are just some poignant and eye-opening stories about people from all over the country that Sudha Murty recounts in this book. From incredible examples of generosity to the meanest acts one can expect from men and women, she records everything with wry humor and directness that touches the heart.
First published in 2002, Wise and Otherwise has sold over 30,000 copies in English and has been translated into all the major Indian languages. This revised new edition will charm many more readers and encourage them to explore their inner selves and the PBI – The world around us with fresh eyes.
The Power of Your Subconscious Mind By Dr. Joseph Murphy
An exquisitely designed leather-bound edition of one of the most potent self-help titles, this book comes with a ribbon bookmark, gilded edges, and beautiful endpapers. Ideal to be read and treasured, it makes for a perfect addition to any library. This remarkable book by Dr. Joseph Murphy, one of the pioneering voices of affirmative thinking, will unlock for you the staggering powers of your Subconscious mind. Combining time-honored spiritual wisdom with cutting-edge scientific research, Dr. Murphy explains how the subconscious mind influences every single thing that you do and how, by understanding It and learning to control its incredible force, you can improve the quality of your daily life. Everything, from the promotion you wanted and the raise you think you deserve, to overcoming phobias and bad habits and strengthening interpersonal relationships, The power of your Subconscious mind will open a world of happiness, success, prosperity, and peace for you. It will change your life and your world by changing your beliefs.