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1. The Bhagavad Gita for Millennials Bibek Debroy -
2. 'Reporting India: My Seventy-Year Journey as a Journalist' Prem Prakash -
3. A Promised Land Barack Obama

Memoir by Barack Obama-President of the United States from 2009 to 2017

4. I Am No Messiah Co-written by-Meena Iyer Autobiography of Sonu Sood
5. How To Be A Writer Ruskin Bond -
6. Jugalbandi: The BJP Before Modi Vinay Sitapati -
7. “Pandemonium: The Great Indian Banking Tragedy" Tamal Bandyopadhyay -
8. "Portraits Of Power: Half A Century of Being at Ringside" NK Singh

Published by Penguin 

Author of the bestselling “The Camel Merchant of Philadelphia”

9. 'C is for Cat and D is for Depression Kairavi Bharat Ram -
10. The Battle of Belonging Shashi Tharoor -
11. The fixer Suman Dubey (Publishing house Rupa)
12. 'The Khalistan Conspiracy' GBS Sidhu Published by HarperCollins
13. A bouquet of flowers Dr. Krishna Saksena Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has launched the book
14. The Commonwealth of Cricket Ramachandra Guha

Co-published by HarperCollins India and William Collins

Full name of the book-” The Commonwealth of Cricket: A Lifelong Love Affair with the Most Subtle and Sophisticated Game Known to Humankind”

15. The Big Thoughts of Little Luv Karan Johar Published by: Juggernaut Books
16. Let Us Dream Pope Francis Published by Simon & Schuster and will be released in English and Spanish Editions simultaneously
17. Judiciary, Judges and the Administration of Justice Justice (retired) R Banumathi

Former Supreme Court and Madras High Court Judge

Launched by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde

18. Samvad Upanishad and Akshar Yatra Gulab Kothari

PM Modi inaugurated the Patrika Gate in Jaipur.

Patrika Group Chairman-Gulab Kothari

19. My Life In Design Gauri Khan

Coffee-table book - published by Penguin Random House India

Gauri Khan’s first book

20. Azadi: Freedom. Fascism. Fiction Arundhati Roy

Penguin Books Limited


21. A Burning Megha Majumdar nominated for the National Book Award
22. A Promised Land President Barack Obama

A Memoir

First Black President of the USA 

His famous books- Dreams from My Father' and 'The Audacity of Hope

23. Voices of Dissent Romila Thapar Co-Published by- Penguin Random House India and Seagull Books
24. Sach Kahun Toh Neena Gupta


Penguin ‘Ebury Press’ imprint

25. Kitchens of Gratitude Vikas Khanna Penguin Random House, India
26. Pitching It Straight Cricket Coach Gurcharan Singh Co-authored by sports journalist MS Unnikrishnan and published by Vitasta

 “Vishesh: Code to Win”

Nirupama Yadav

Bluerose publishers.  

The book narrates the journey of a young Indian basketball captain, Vishesh Bhriguvanshi, becoming the captain of the team in a cricket-dominated nation.

28. “Naoroji Pioneer of Indian Nationalism” Dinyar Patel Published by: Harvard University Press
29. India Unlimited - Reclaiming The Lost Glory Arvind Panagariya

HarperCollins Publishers India

Arvind Panagariya- 1st vice-chairman of the NITI Aayog from January 2015 to August 2017

Padma Bhushan in 2012.

30. Legend of Suheldev: The King Who Saved India Amish Tripathi -
31. Behind the Mask Mohammed Abdul Mannan He is the winner of the first Qatar Tourism Award, his best-seller book had been Dubai – A City Making History.
32. 'Overdraft: Saving the Indian Saver'. Former RBI Governor; Urjit Patel It is published by HarperCollins India.
33. ‘A Song of India' Ruskin Bond

Published by Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House India.

His memoir series is, “Looking for the Rainbow” (2017), “Till the Clouds Roll By” (2017), and “Coming Round the Mountain” (2019). this is the 4th in the series

34. Full Spectrum: India’s Wars, 1972-2020 Retired Air Vice Marshal Arjun Subramaniam Published by HarperCollins Publishers India Pvt. Ltd.
35. One Arranged Murder Chetan Bhagat 11th Book
36. 'Grandparents' Bag of Stories' Sudha Murty

Penguin Random House India 

70th birthday of India's most beloved writer Sudha Murty

37. The Endgame S Hussain Zaidi

It was published by HarperCollins India.

Black Friday”, “Mafia Queens of Mumbai”, “Dongri to Dubai” and “Byculla to Bangkok” are other notable books written by him

38. "The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain World” Dr. S Jaishankar HarperCollins India publications.
39. ‘Klara and the Sun’ Kazuo Ishiguro Nobel Prize in Literature winner (2017)
40. "Quest for Restoring Financial Stability in India” Viral  Acharya. Former Reserve Bank of India(RBI) deputy governor
41. “The Ickabog” JK Rowling -
42. 'Wuhan Diary: Dispatches from a Quarantined City’ Chinese literary writer Fang Fang Published by HarperNonFiction
43. Shivaji in South Block Girish Kuber Publisher- HarperCollins India
44. Finding Freedom Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand Biography of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
45. 'Sayajirao Gaekwad III: The Maharaja of Baroda’ Uma Balasubramaniam -
46. “How the Onion Got Its Layers” Sudha Murty Released in its e-book and audio form for young children.
47. The Death of Jesus John Maxwell Coetzee

Penguin Random House

Recipient of the 2003  Nobel Prize in Literature

48. 'The Art of Her Deal: The Untold Story of Melania Trump’ Mary Jordan published by Simon & Schuster
49. ‘A Chequered Brilliance: The Many Lives of V.K. Krishna Menon’ Jairam Ramesh Published by Penguin India
50. A Child of Destiny: An Autobiography Prof. K Ramakrishna Rao Released by the Vice President
51. “With Four Prime Ministers – My PMO Journey” Jarnail Singh  
52. The 12 Commandments Of Being A Woman Tahira Kashyap Khurrana

On  Women's Day 2020

 Juggernaut Books

53. “My Encounters in Parliament” Bhalchandra Mungekar -
54. “Legacy Of Learning” Savita Chhabra

Selected verses from Srimad Bhagavad Gita

Chairperson of HRIPL 

(Hygienic Research Institute Private Limited)

55. “Missing in Action: The Prisoners Who Never Came Back” Senior Journalist Chander Suta Dogra Published by Harpercollins
56. 'Invincible' Manohar Parrikar Edited by former MP and BJP leader Tarun Vijay
57. Chronicles of Change Champions -

Released by Smriti Zubin Irani

Compilation of 25 innovative initiatives under PM’s flagship scheme- Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao.

58. Adventures of a Daredevil Democrat - Comic book on the life and works of Biju Patnaik
59. An Extraordinary Life: A biography of Manohar Parrikar Sadguru Patil and Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Published by Penguin Random House India
60. “The Renaissance Man-The Many Facets of Arun Jaitley” Compiled by Harsha Vardhan and Deepa Venkat (daughter and son of  Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu) Collection of articles written on Arun Jaitley after he died on August 24
61. Pax Sinica: Implications for the Indian Dawn Samir Saran and Akhil Deo -
62.  Night of the Restless Spirits  Sarbpreet Singh  

Published by Penguin 

Author of the bestselling “The Camel Merchant of Philadelphia”