2016 TBR Book List – Indian History


Following an extremely interesting discussion on Indian history, I realised there was much more to know about what happened, when it happened and most importantly why. In today’s day and age,  when one has all the resources to inform oneself on historical facts, I don’t see why we mustn’t be well informed – after all, our history defines our present, shaping thoughts, opinions and decisions. So to avoid developing my own version of history and instead to develop a history’s version of history, I’ve resolved to read the following books in the next few months. Its a 2016 resolution come early! and I’m raring to get started.

In no particular order, here’s my list. Being someone who is as much a hoarder as a reader, I happen to have all of these in paperback, hardback or ebook formats 🙂

  1. The Last Mughal – William Dalrymple
  2. White Mughals  – William Dalrymple
  3. India After Gandhi – Ramachandra Guha 
  4. Delhi: A Novel – Khushwant Singh
  5. The Blood Telegram – Gary J Bass
  6. Indira Gandhi, the Emergency and Indian Democracy – PN DHar
  7. The History of the Sikhs – Khushwant Singh

I guess there’s nothing left to do but read.

 

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One thought on “2016 TBR Book List – Indian History

  1. rishi says:

    So true and completely in agreement 🙂 I will also try and read atleast 2 books in 2016.

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