Important Books & Authors 2020

Expect one Question from “Important Books & Authors” in your TISSNET exam. All important books release of 2020 and 2021 have been listed here. Go through it again with Questions at the end of this article.

Book NameAuthors Name
Dharma: Decoding the Epics for a Meaningful LifeAmish Tripathi and Bhavna Roy
Guru Nanak DevKirpal Singh Ji
Reporting India: My Seventy Year Journey as a JournalistPrem Prakash
Majhi Bhint (‘My Wall’)Rajendra Darda
I am No MessiahMeena Iyer
Your Best Day is Today!Anupam Kher
Pandemonium: The Great Indian Banking TragedyTamal Bandyopadhyay
The Fixer: Winning Has A Price. How Much Will You Pay?Suman Dubey
Portraits of Power: Half a Century of Being at RingsideN K Singh
The Battle of BelongingShashi Tharoor
The Khalistan Conspiracy: A former R&AW Officer Unravels the Path to 1984GBS Sindhu
Bapu- the UnforgettableManish Sisodia
Kitchens of GratitudeChef  Vikas Khanna
Voices of DissentRomila Thapar
Azadi: Freedom. Fascism. FictionArundhati Roy
My Life in DesignGauri Khan
The Commonwealth of Cricket: A Lifelong Love Affair with the Most Subtle and Sophisticated Game Known to HumankindRamchandra Guha
National Security Challenges: Young Scholars PerspectiveIndian Army Chief, General M M Naravane
One Arranged MurderChetan Bhagat
Full Spectrum: India’s Wars, 1972-2020Arjun Subramaniam
Connecting, Communicating, ChangingRaksha Mantri Rajnath Singh
Our Only Home: A Climate Appeal to the WorldDalai Lama and Franz Alt
Amazing AyodhyaNeena Rai
The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain WorldDr. S Jaishankar
A Song of IndiaRuskin Bond
Overdraft: Saving the Indian SaverUrjit Patel
Miracle At Happy BazaarRuskin Bond
Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest ProblemsAbhijit V. Banerjee
ChaturangaAnand Neelakantan
Think Like a MonkJay Shetty
The Dharma ForestKeerthik Sasidharan
The Death Script: Dreams And Delusions In Naxal CountryAshutosh Bhardwaj
Checkmate: How The BJP Won And Lost MaharashtraSudhir Suryawanshi
Bad Money: Inside The NPA Mess And How It Threatens The Indian Banking SystemVivek Kaul
Akbar: The Great MughalIra Mukhoty
GreenlightsMatthew McConaughey
Midnight in ChernobylAdam Higginbotham
The Art of Her Deal: The Untold Story of Melania TrumpMary Jordan
Memoirs and MisinformationJim Carrey
The Wizenard Series: Season OneKobe Bryant & Wesley King
Shuttling to the Top: The Story of P V SindhuKrishnaswamy V
From the TrenchesAbhishek Singhvi
How the Onion Got Its LayersSudha Murthy
Shivaji in South Block: The Unwritten History of a Proud PeopleGirish Kuber
The Room Where It Happened: A White House MemoirJohn Bolton
Vijayant at Kargil: The Life of a Kargil War HeroNeha Dwivedi
Fear of GodBommadevara Chandravadhan
Wuhan Diary: Dispatches from a Quarantined CityFang Fang
Hop-On: My Adventures on Boats, Trains, and PlanesRuskin Bond
The IckabogJ.K Rowling
Lockdown Liaisons: Leaving and Other StoriesShobhaa De
A BurningMegha Majumdar
Naoroji: Pioneer of Indian NationalismDinyar Patel
Klara and the SunKazuo Ishiguro
Legend of Suheldev: The King Who Saved IndiaAmish Tripathi
Burnt Sugar (Released as “Girl in White Cotton” in India)Avni Doshi
Too Much and Never EnoughMary Trump
The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain WorldS Jaishankar
Quest for Restoring Financial Stability in IndiaViral V.Acharya
36 DaysKamlesh Sutar
Overdraft: Saving the Indian SaverUrjit Patel
If It BleedsStephen King
His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama: An
Illustrated Biography
Tenzin Geyche Tethong
Suraj Kade Marda Nahi (Sun Never Dies)Baldev Singh Sadaknama
Getting Competitive: A Practitioner’s Guide for IndiaRC Bhargava
The Pandemic CenturyMark Honigsbaum
Future of Higher Education: Nine Mega TrendsV Pattabhi Ram
The EndgameHussain Zaidi
The Spirit of Cricket: IndiaSteve Waugh
Mahaveer: The Soldier who never diedRupa Srikumar & A.K. Srikumar
A Song of IndiaRuskin Bond
A Commentary and Digest on The Air, Act 1981Apoorva Kumar Singh
The Bloomsbury Anthology of Great Indian PoemsAbhay K.
Karmayoddha GranthAmit Shah
BalwaMukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Raater KolkataHemendra Kumar Roy
Death – An Inside StoryJaggi Vasudev
A Child of DestinyK. Ramakrishna Rao
Messages from MessengersPriti K Shrof
The Crossfire of LoveDhiren Tiwari
The Thin Mind MapDharmendra Rai
How the Onion Got Its LayersSudha Murty
Sayajirao Gaekwad III : The Maharaja of BarodaUma Balasubramaniam
Shuttling to the Top: The Story of P.V. SindhuV. Krishnaswamy
The Art of Her Deal : The Untold Story of Melania TrumpMary Jordan
New India : Selected Writings 2014-19Arun Jaitley
The Winning Sixer: Leadership Lessons To MasterWV Raman
RelentlessYashwant Sinha
Human Dignity -A purpose in perpetuityAshwani Kumar
An Extraordinary Life: A biography of Manohar ParrikarSadguru Patil & Mayabhushan Nagvenkar
Sridevi: The Eternal Screen GoddessSatyarth Nayak
The Death of JesusJohn Maxwell Coetzee
Legacy of LearningSavita Chhabra
Missing in Action : The Prisoners Who Never Came BackChander Suta Dogra
Messiah Modi : A Tale of Great ExpectationsTavleen Singh
My Encounters in ParliamentBhalchandra Mungekar
Invincible – A Tribute to Manohar ParrikarTarun Vijay

Books And Authors Quiz 2020

Q1. Which amongst the following is a book written by Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan?

(a) Chidambara
(b) Kapala Kundala
(c) Kamayani
(d) Prateeksha

Q2. Who is the author of the book “War and Diplomacy in Kashmir”?

(a) G. Parthasarathy
(b) Sir Owen Dixon
(c) C. Dasgupta
(d) Kuldeep Nayar

Q3. Who is the author of the book ‘Conquest of Happiness’?

(a) Thomas Hardy
(b) Aldous Huxley
(c) Bertrand Russell
(d) George Bernard Shaw

Q4. Whose autobiography is “My Life”?

(a) Nelson Mandela
(b) Bill Clinton
(c) Margaret Thatcher
(d) J. M. Lyngdoh

Q5. Who is the author of “Business @ Speed of Thought”?

(a) Dick Francis
(b) John Gray
(c) Bill Gates
(d) David Baldacci

Q6. Who wrote the play “Uttararamacharita”?

(a) Harsha
(b) Tulsidas
(c) Bhavabhuti
(d) Sudraka

Q7. Who is the author of the book “My Life”?

(a) Nelson Mandela
(b) Bill Clinton
(c) Hillary Roddham Clinton
(d) Margaret Thatcher

Q8. Who is the author of the book “Is New York Burning”?

(a) John Gresham
(b) Dominique Lapierre and Larry Collins
(c) Christopher Paolini Knaul
(d) Michael Moor

Q9. Who is author of the book ‘Apprenticeship of a Mahatma’ on which the film called ‘The Making of the Mahatma’ is based?

(a) Arundhati Roy
(b) Shyam Benegal
(c) Shobha de
(d) Fatima Meer

Q10. Which of the following was authored by Mulk Raj Anand?

(a) The Village
(b) A Stranger Called I
(c) Dark Room
(d) My God Died Young

Q11. Who is the author of the book Long Walk to Freedom?

(a) Nelson Mandela
(b) Louis Fischer
(c) Aung Sang Su Kyi
(d) Mao Tse Tung

Q12. ‘Indica’ was written by

(a) Justin
(b) Megasthenese
(c) Pliny
(d) Strabo

Q13. Who among the following has been awarded the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman for his outstanding achievement in their field and fostering understanding of India abroad?

(a) Vikram Seth
(b) Ms. Indira Nooyi
(c) Laxmi Mittal
(d) Sunil Mittal

Q14. The author of the book “Environmental Jurisprudence” is-

(a) Justice Y. V. Chandrachud
(b) Justice Ashok A. Desai
(c) Justice A. K. Sood
(d) Justice Prem Nagar

Q15. Who is the author of the book “The Three Mistakes in My Life”?

(a) Ruskin Bond
(b) Chetan Bhagat
(c) Amrita Pritam
(d) Jhumpa Lahiri

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