Here is a compilation of Books and Authors that were released recently. You can expect a question from this for 2 or 3 marks in your SSC CHSL, SSC CGL, IBPS CLERICAL and IBPS PO exams.

Akhada : The Authorized Biography of Mahavir SinghSourabh Duggal
The People’s President: Dr. A P J Abdul KalamS.M. Khan
Cyber PathshalaTarun Vijay
KhullamKhulla: Rishi Kapoor UncensoredRishi Kapoor
‘India-2017’ & ‘Bharat-2017’M.Venkaiah Naidu
Veerappan, Chasing the BrigandShri Vijay Kumar
Hema Malini: Beyond the Dream GirlRam Kamal Mukherjee
Amarinder Singh’s Biography ‘The People’s Maharaja’Khushwant Singh
Number Do LieAakash Chopra
Autobiography My StoryMichael Clarke
50 Years – The Great Indian Milk RevolutionRadha Mohan Singh
Flaming Tresses of DraupadiVeerappa Moily
Hope in a Challenged Democracy – An Indian NarrativeDr Ashwani Kumar
MatoshreeSumitra Mahajan
Asha Parekh’s autobiography ‘The Hit Girl’Khalid Mohamed
Building the land of five riversArjun Gaind
India’s Indira- a Centennial TributeAnand Sharma
Metaphysics, Morals and Politics’Amal Kumar Mukhopadhyay
M.S. Swaminathan: The Quest for a world without hungerMS Swaminathan
India 2017 YearbookRajiv Mehrishi
Winning like Virat: Think & Succeed like KohliAbhirup Bhattacharya
Mann Ki Baat: A Social Revolution on Radio’ andUday Mahurkar
‘Marching with a Billion – Analysing Narendra Modi’s Government at Midterm’Uday Mahurkar
Colour Atlas of Oral ImplantologyDr. Prafulbali & Lanka Mahesh
Conservative Dentistry – basicsDr. RK bali & Dr.Mazoomdar
The Ministry of Utmost HappinessArundhati Roy
Lalan Shah Fakir KeGeetProf. Muchkund Dubey
The Crisis WithinGanesh Devy
Indira Gandhi – A life in NatureJairam Ramesh
Yug Purush, Bharat Ratna, Atal Ji’Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank
The Emergency — Indian Democracy’s Darkest HourSurya Prakash
Cryptocurrency for BeginnersAmit Bhardwaj
Making of A LegendBindeshwar Pathak
Dalhousie…Through My EyesKiran Chadha
President’s LadySangeeta Ghosh
Playing With FireKatie Price
Future of Indian Universities: Comparative and International PerspectivesC. Raj Kumar
I am HIV positive, so what?Jayanta Kalita
I Do What I Do’Raghuram Rajan

Award Winning Books 2017

Books that win Pulitzer Prize, Man Booker Prize and other prizes are also important. The ones which have won these awards for the last 3 years have been listed below:

Pulitzer Prize winning Authors and Books


  1. The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead (Fiction)
  2. The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between – Hisham Matar (Autobiographies and Biographies)
  3. Drama: Sweat Lynn Nottage
  4. History: Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising in 1971 and Its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson 
  5. Poetry: Olio by Tyehimba Jess


  1. The Sympathizer – Viet Thanh Nguyen (Fiction)
  2. Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life – William Finnegan (Biography or Autobiography)
  3. Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS – Joby Warrick (Nonfiction)


  1. All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr (Fiction)
  2. The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe – David I. Kertzer (Autobiographies and Biographies)

Man Booker prize Winning Books and Authors

  1. The Sellout – Paul Betty (Fiction)
  2. A Brief History of Seven Killings – Marlon James (Fiction)
  3. The Narrow Road to the Deep North – Richard Flanagan (Fiction)
  4. The Luminaries – Eleanor Catton (Fiction)
  5. Bring Up the Bodies – Hilary Mantel (Non-fiction)
  6. The Sense of an Ending – Julian Barnes (Fiction)
  7. A Horse Walks Into a Bar (2017) – David Grossman (Novel)


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