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35 Great Books By Indian Authors Published In 2016

A mixed bag of the some of this year's best fiction and non-fiction titles by Indian authors.

Other complaints aside, this year did bring us some good books to curl up with. From fact to fiction, long reads to short stories, and graphic novels to poetry, here's what we loved in 2016.

1. The Association Of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan

2. Selection Day by Aravind Adiga

3. The Greatest Bengali Stories Ever Told by Arunava Sinha

4. Half Of What I Say by Anil Menon

5. Jihadi Jane by Tabish Khair

6. Death Under The Deodars by Ruskin Bond

7. The Gospel Of Yudas by K.R. Meera

8. Things To Leave Behind by Namita Gokhale

9. Swimmer Among The Stars by Kanishk Tharoor

10. Zindaginama by Krishna Sobti

11. Mr Iyer Goes To War by Ryan Lobo

12. It's Not About You by Ratna Vira

13. The Private Life Of Mrs. Sharma by Ratika Kapur

14. The Liberation Of Sita by Volga, translated by T. Vijay Kumar and C. Vijayasree

15. The High Priestess Never Marries: Stories Of Love And Consequence by Sharanya Manivannan

16. It's All In The Planets by Preeti Shenoy

17. I Dreamt A Horse Fell From The Sky: Poems, Fiction and Non-Fiction (1962-2015) by Adil Jussawalla

18. All Quiet In Vikaspuri by Sarnath Banerjee

19. A Book Of Light: When A Loved One Has A Different Mind by Jerry Pinto

20. The Great Derangement: Climate Change And The Unthinkable by Amitav Ghosh

21. The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee

22. A Long Era of Darkness by Shashi Tharoor

23. Gujarat Files: Anatomy Of A Cover Up by Rana Ayyub

24. India's War: The Making Of Modern South Asia 1939-1945 by Srinath Raghavan

25. A Feast Of Vultures by Josy Joseph

26. Democrats And Dissenters by Ramachandra Guha

27. Invisible Libraries by Lawrence Liang, Monica James, Danish Sheikh, Amy Trautwein and Another

28. The Front Page Murders by Puja Changoiwala

29. River Of Flesh And Other Stories: The Prostituted Woman In Indian Short Fiction by Ruchira Gupta

30. First Hand: Graphic Non-Fiction From India

31. House Spirit: Drinking In India - Stories, Essays, Poems by Palash Krishna Mehrotra

32. Hedon by Priyanka Mookerjee

33. Invisible People by Harsh Mander

34. Simply Nanju by Zainab Sulaiman

35. The Gita For Children by Roopa Pai