Books and Authors

1. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (WORLD)

 

BOOKS AND AUTHORS

 

        Name of the Book/Play

                Author

A

 

        Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

                 Arthur Conan Doyle

        Ain-i-Akbari

                 Abul Fazal

        Alchemist, The

                 Ben Johson

        Alice in Wonderland

                 Lewis Carroll

        All’s Well that Ends Well

                Willam Shakespeare

        All the President’s Men

                Carl Bernstein and Bob

                Woodward

        All the Prime Minister’s Men

                Janardhan Thakur

        An Idealist View of Life

                Dr S Radhakrishan

        Anand Math

                Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

        Antony and Cleopatra

                William Shakespeare

        Ape and Essence

                A Huxley

        Arabian Nights

                Sir Richard Burton

        Arthashastra

                Kautilya

        Arms and the Man

                George Bernard Shaw

        Around the World in Eighty

        Days

                Jules Verne

        As You Like it

                William Shakespeare

        Ascent to Everest

                Sir John Hunt

  B

 

        Baburnama

                 Babur (Translated into English

                 by John Falkland

        Bang-e-Dara

                 Mohd Iqbal

        Ben Hur

                 Lewis Wallace

        Birth and Death of the Sun

                 George Bernard Shaw

        Born Free

                 Joy Adamson

        Bride’s Book of Beauty ,The

                 Mulk Raj Anand

        Broken Wing

                 Sarojini Naidu

        Bunch of Old Letters, A

                 Jawaharlal Nehru

  C

 

        Caesar and Cleopatra

                 George Bernard Shaw

        Canterbury Tales

                 Geoffrey Chaucer

        Comedy of Errors

                 William Shakespeare

        Coolie

                 Mulk Raj Anand

 

 

D

 

        Das Kapital

                 Karl Marx

        Death of a City

                 Amrita Pritam

        Descent of Man

                 Charles Darwin

        Devdas

                 Sharat Chandra Chatterjee

        Dilemma of Our Time

                 Harold Joseph Laski

        Discovery of India

                 Jawaharlal Nehru

        Divine Comedy

                 Dante Alighieri

        Don Juan

                 Lord Byron

   E

 

        End of an Era

                 C S Pandit

        Ends and Means

                 Aldous Huxley

        Essays for Poor to the Rich

                 John Kenneth Galbraith

        Expanding Universe

                 Arthur Stanley Eddington

        Experiments with Untruth

                 Michael Anderson

        Eternal Himalayas

                 Maj H P S Ahluwalia

  F

 

        Family Reunion

                 T S Eliot

        Far from the Madding Crowd

                 Thomas Hardy

        Farewell to Trumpets

                 James Morris

        Freedom at Midnight

                 Larry Collins and Dominique

                 Lapierre

  G

 

        Gardener, The

                 Rabindranath Tagore

        Geet Govinda

                 Jayadev

        Gitanjali

                 Rabindranath Tagore

        Gita Rahasya

                 Bal Gangadhar  Tilak

        Glimpses of World History  

                 Jawaharlal Nehru

        Godan

                 Munshi Prem Chand

        Golden Threshold

                 Sarojini Naidu

        Gone with the Wind

                 Margaret Mitchell

        Good Earth

                 Pearl S Buck

        Gora

                 Rabindranath Tagore

        Grammar of Politics

                 Harold Laski

        Great Expectations

                 Charles Dickens

        Great Illusion

                 Norman Angell

  H

 

        Hamlet

                 William Shakespeare

        Harsha Charita

                 Bana Bhatt

        Heroes and Hero Worship

                 Thomas Carlyle

        Himalayan Blunder

                 Brig J P Dalvi

        Hindu Civilisation

                 J M Barrie

        Hindu View of Life

                 Dr Radhakrishnan

        House Divided

                 Pearl S Buck

        Human Factor

                 Graham Greene

  I

 

        I Follow the Mahatma

                 K M Munshi

        Idiot, The

                 Fyodor Dostoyevsky

        If I am Assassinated

                 Z A Bhutto

        India Divided

                 Rajendra Prasad

        India from Curzon to Nehru

        and After

                 Durgadas

        Indian Home Rule

                 M K Gandhi

        Indian Philosophy

                 Dr S Radhakrishnan

        Indo-Pakistan Conflict, The

                 Russel Brines

        India-China War

                 Neville Maxwell

        Invisible Man

                 H G Wells

   J

 

        Judgement, The

                 Kuldip Nayar

        Julius Caesar

                 William Shakespeare

        Jungle Book

                 Rudyard Kipling

  K

 

        Kadambari

                 Bana Bhatt

        Kagaz Te Kanwas

                 Amrita Pritam

        Kamayani

                 Jai Shanker Prasad

        Kayaklp

                 Munshi Prem Chand

        Kidnapped

                 Robert Louis Stevenson

        King Lear

                 William Shakespeare

        Kumar Sambhava

                 Kalidas

  L

 

        Lady Chatterley’s Lover

                 D H Lawrence

        Light That Failed

                 Rudyard Kipling

        Lipika

                 Rabindranath Tagore

        Lolita

                 V Nabakov

  M

 

        Major Barbara

                 George Bernard Shaw

        Man and Superman

                 George Bernard Shaw

        Marriage and Morals

                 Bertrand Russell

        Mayor of Casterbridge

                 Thomas Hardy

        Moti Mahal

                 Gopinath Mohanty

        Meghdoot

                 Kalidas

        Men Who Kept the Secrets

                 Thomas Powers

        Men Who Killed Gandhi, The

                 Manohar Malgonkar

        Merchant of Venice

                William Shakespeare

        Midnight’s Children

                Salman Rushdie

        Midsummer Night’s Dream,

                William Shakespeare

        Modern Painters

                John Ruskin

        Mother India

                Katherine Mayo 

        Much Ado About Nothing

                William Shakespeare

        Mudra Rakshas

                Vishakadutta 

        Murder in the Cathedral

                T S Eliot

        Muslim Dilemna in India

                M R A Baig

        My Experiments with Truth

                Mahatma Gandhi

        My Life, Law and Other Things

                M C Sealvad

        My Music, My Life

                Ravi Shankar

        My Truth

                Indira Gandhi

  N

 

        Nagananda, My life

                King Harsha Vardhan

        Naked Triangle

                Balwant Gargi

        Nehru: The Making of India

                M J Akbar

        Netaji Dead or Alive

                Samar Guha

        Nine Days Wonder

                ohn Masefield

        Ninteen Eighty Four

                George Orwell

        Non-Violence in Peace and War

                Mahatma Gandhi

  O

 

        Of Human Bondage

                W Somerset Maugham

        Oliver Twist

                Charles Dickens

        Origin of Species

                Charles Darwin

        Othello

                William Shakespeare

  P   

                 

        Pair of Blue Eyes, A

                Thomas Hardy

        Pakistan

                David Loshak

        Panchatantra

                Vishnu Sharma

        Paradise Lost

                John Milton

        Past and Present

                Thomas Carlyle

        Patriot, The

                Pearl S Buck

        Pickwick papers

                Charles Dickens    

        Pinjar

                Amrita Pritam

        Prem Pachist

                Munshi Prem Chand

        Pride and Prejudice

                Jnue Austen

        Principita

                Isaac Newton

        Prison Diary

                Jayaprakash Narayan

  R

 

        Raghuvamsa

                Kalidas

        Ramcharitamanas

                Tulsidas

        Ramayana

                Maharishi Valmiki

        Rangbhoomi

                Munshi Prem Chand

        Rape of Bangladesh

                Anthony Mascarenhas

        Ratnavali

                Harsha Vardhan

        Reminiscences of the Nehru

        Age

                M O Mathai

        Republic, The

                Plato

        Revenue Stamp, The

                Amrita Pritam

        Ritu Sambara

                Kalidas

        Romeo and Juliet

                William Shakespeare

        Rubaiyat-i-Omar Khayyam

                Edward Fitzgerald

  S

 

        Sadar-i-Riyasat

                Karan Singh

        Saket

                Maithili Sharan Gupt

        Satyartha Prakash

                Swami Dayanand

        Savitri

                Sri Aurobindo Ghosh

        Scholar Extraordinary

                Nirad C Choudhruy

        Satanic Verses, The

                Salman Rushdie

        Seven Summers

                Mulk Raj Anand

        Shakuntala

                Kalidas

        Shame

                Salman Rushdie

        Shivaji, The Great Patriot

                Lala Lajpat Rai

        Song of India, The

                Sarojini Naidu

        Saz-i-Watan

                Munshi Prem Chand

        St Joan

                George Bernard Shaw

   T

 

        Tale of Two Cities, A

                Charles Dickens

        Tales from Shakespeare

                Charles Lamb

        Tempest, The

                William Shakespeare

        To Live or to Live

                Nirad C Choudhury

        Treasure Island

                Robert Louis Stevenson

        Triumph

                John Kenneth Galbraith

        Twelfth Night

                William Shakespeare

        Twenty Years After

                Alexander Dumas

        Two Leaves and a Bud

                Mulk Raj Anand

 

 

  U

 

        Ulysses

                James Joyce

        Unhappy India

                Lala Lajpat Rai

        Utopia

                Thomas Moore

        Uttar Ramcharita

                Bhavbhuti

  V

 

        Vanity Fair

                William Thackeray

        Vendor of Sweets, The

                R K Narayan

        View from the UN

                U Thant

        Village, the

                Mulk Raj Anand

        Vinay Patrika

                Tulsidas

        Virginians, The

                William Thackeray

        Vish Virksha

                Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

  W

 

        Walls of Glass, The

                K A Abbas

        War and Peace

                Count Leo Tolstoy

        War of Indian Independence

                Vir Savarkar

        War of the Worlds, The

                H G Wells

        Wate Land

                T S Eliot

        Wealth of Nations

                Adam Smith

        We Indians

                Khuswatn Singh

        Wonder That Was India, The

                A L Basham

   Y

 

        Yama

                Mahadevi Varma

        Yashodhara

                Maithili Sharan Gupt

       

     

Some Famous Foreign Books:

 

 Name of the Book

 Important Characters

 Author

  Alice In  

  Wonderland

  Alice, Ugly Dutchess,

  March Hare, Mad Hatter,

  Dormouse Kaiser,

  Stanislaus Katzinsky,

  Lewis Carol

All Quiet on the      Western Front

  Kaiser, Stanislaus

Katzinsky, Muller, Kemmerich,Tjadens,

  Ablert Kropp, Paul Baumer

  Erich Maria Remarque

  All’s Well That   

  Ends   Well

  Count Bertram, Helena,

  Paralles, Diana

  William Shakespeare

  Androcles and

  the Lion

  Androcles, Megaera

  George Bernard Shaw

  Antony and

  Cleopatra

  Antony, Cleopatra,

  Octavius,

  Caesar, Lepidus, Octavia

  Thyreus

  William Shakespeare

  Arms and the

  Man

  Catherine, Petkoff, Raina,

  Sergius, Capt Bluntschli,

  Louka, Nicola

  George Bernard Shaw

  Ben Hur

  Judah Ben Hur, Messala,

  Firzah, Christ

   Lew Wallace

  Candida

  Candida, Morell,

  Marchbanks

  George Bernard Shaw

  David

  Copperfield

  Clara Copperfield, David,

  Edward Murdstone, Miss

  Betsey Trotwood, Little

  Emily, ham Peggotty

  Charless Dickens

 

 

 

 

  

 Official Publications:

 

  Blue Book          

   The official report of the British  

                   Government

  Green Book

   Official Publication of Italy and Iran

  Grey Book

   Official report of the Japanese and Belgium

   Government

  Orange Book

   Official publication of Netherlands

  White Book

   Official publication of Germany, Portugal and

   China

  Yellow Book

   Official book of the French

  White Paper

   Short pamphlet giving an authoritative recital

   of facts issued by the Governments; stating its

   views on a particular issue for the knowledge of the general public