Top Ten Tuesdays this weeks theme at the Broke and the Bookish is Top X Genre Books (pick the genre you want: Top Ten Historical fiction books, Top Ten Dystopian Books, Top Ten Victorian Novels). You can pick the genre - mine for this week is books by Indian authors.
Top ten books by Indian authors
- Abraham Varghese - Cutting for Stone
- Aravind Adiga - White Tiger/Last Man In Tower
- Vikram Seth - Suitable boy
- Salman Rushdie - Haroun and the Sea of Stories
- R.K.Narayan - The English Teacher, The Guide
- Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni – Sister of my Heart/mistress of spices
- Anjali banerjee – invisible lives/looking for bapu
- Rudyard Kipling – The Jungle Book
- Rabindranath Tagore – Kabuliwala and more
- Munshi Premchand - Godan
- Rupa Bajwa - The Sari Shop
Other authors/books I did not add include Indu Sundaresan, Sudha Murthy, Anita Desai, Kiran Desai, R.K.Laxman, Manjula Padmanabhan as well as Rohinton Mistry, Amitav Ghosh, and Shashi Taroor (the last three - are on my TBR list).
Note: i know I have 11:)
"When her eyesight had begun to dim, over a decade ago, Mrs. Pinto had kept a strict count of the the steps (even retracing her path when she lost the count), but that was no longer necessary.
The walls had sprouted eyes for her."
From Last Man in Tower by Aravind Adiga