Important Books and Authors 2023 for Competitive Exams

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The topic of “Books and Authors Current Affairs 2023” is important for all competitive exams that require knowledge of current affairs. Questions on this topic are often asked in competitive exams such as SSC, UPSC, RRB, Banking, Railway, and State-based exams.

This blog post will provide you with a list of the latest books and authors, concisely presented in tabular format. So, check out the tables of month-wise important books and authors list.

List of Important Books and Authors 2023 (January to December)

Important Books and Authors October 2023

Book NameAuthorDescription
Ashtadhyayi Bhashya,
‘Ramanandacharya Charitam,
and ‘Bhagwan Shri Krishna ki Rashtraleela.
Released by PM Modi at Tulsi Peeth in ChitrakootDuring his visit, PM Modi made his way to Tulsi Peeth in Chitrakoot, Madhya Pradesh, where he made significant cultural and literary contributions. He released three books, each offering unique insights into Hinduism and its rich traditions.
The Reverse Swing: Colonialism to CooperationAshok Tandon. The book highlights India’s journey towards progress, shedding the memories of foreign subjugation. It discusses the historical events and changes in Indo-UK relations since independence.
The Book of Life: My Dance with Buddha for SuccessVivek Ranjan AgnihotriVivek Ranjan Agnihotri’s book revolutionizes literature by connecting with readers through the internet, fostering interaction and self-expression, giving “The Book of Life” its true purpose.
The Lords of the Wankhede – Tales Between Two TitlesW.V. Raman and R. KaushikThe book delves into the transformation of Indian cricket from 1983 to 2023, offering insights into the key events that shaped its remarkable evolution and growth.
Breaking the Mould: Reimagining India’s Economic FutureEx-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan & Economist Rohit LambaThe book offers insights into India’s economic future, discussing essential policy choices and addressing critical questions about the country’s economic path, making it relevant to all Indians.
Igniting Collective Goodness: Mann Ki Baat @ 100Launced by BlueKraft Digital FoundationThe book captures the journey of Prime Minister Modi’s 100 episodes of Mann Ki Baat and its impact on Indian society.
The Professionals’ Handbook to ChatGPTPattabhi Ram V and Dungar Chand U JainThis book, covering 27 different topics, is a valuable resource for finance professionals. It offers practical tips on how to enhance productivity and efficiency at work by using ChatGPT.

4 Books on G20 Summit: Showcasing G20’s Presidency Success

Book TitleAbout the BookPublisher
The Grand Success of G20 Bharat Presidency: Visionary Leadership, Inclusive ApproachHighlights India’s successful G20 presidency with a visionary and inclusive approachResearch and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS)
G20 University Connect Programme: Engaging Young MindFocuses on the G20 University Connect Programme and its engagement with young mindsResearch and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS)
India’s G20 Presidency: Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam – One Earth, One family, One FutureExplores India’s G20 presidency events and themesG20 India
Showcasing Indian Culture at G20Showcases the diversity of Indian culture across the countryG20 India

These books were released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the G20 University Connect Finale program held at Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi, and they are available in ebook format on the G20 India website and application.

Important Books and Authors September 2023

Book NameAuthorDescription
Nation Calling – Holistic Approach for Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services ExaminationIAS officer Sonal GoelThe book summarises Sonal Goel’s 15 year experience as an IAS officer which inspires young people to become a bureaucrat.
Comic book ‘Chacha Chaudhary aur Chunavi Dangal’Election Commission of India (ECI)The comic book launched by ECI to Create Awareness About Elections, Voting and Electroal process among Children
People’s G20Apurva Chandra [Secretary of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB)]This ebook provides a comprehensive overview of India’s key contributions to the G20 Summit and its innovative initiatives during its presidency.
Comic Book “Let’s Move Forward”Jointly developed by NCERT & UNESCO (Launched by Dharmendra Pradhan)The book aims to promote the health and well-being of school-going Children
Fire on the Ganges: Life Among the Dead in BanarasRadhika IyengarThe book delves into the city of Varanasi in India, focusing on its unique relationship with death and the afterlife
Pitchside: My Life in Indian CricketCricket Administrator: Amrit MathurAutobiography of Amrit Mathur

Important Books and Authors August 2023

Book NameAuthor
Monsoon: A Poem of Love and LongingIndian-poet-diplomat Abhay Kumar
Kargil: Ek Yatri Ki JubaniRishi Raj
‘Heritage Trees of Goa’, ‘When Parallel Lines Meet’, and ‘Ente Priya Kavithakal‘ (‘My Dear Poems’ a collection of poems).Goa Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai
“Kuwi Primer” and “Desia Primer”Launched by Dharmendra Pradhan and Nirmala Sitharaman
‘Western Lane’ (debut novel )London-based Indian-origin author Chetna Maroo
How Prime Ministers DecideVeteran journalist Neerja Chowdhury
“The Life, Vision and Songs of Kabir”writer-singer Vipul Rikhi
Books on the speeches of PM Narendra Modi titled “Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas”Released by Shivraj Singh & Anurag Thakur

Important Books and Authors July 2023

Book TitleAuthor
Krishnan Oru Ezhamindriyam [Malayalam Translation Of ‘Krishna – The 7th Sense]Prof. Debashis Chatterjee.

The book was translated from English to Malayalam by V Madhusoodan
As the Wheel TurnsRanjit Pratap
Through The Broken Glass (Autobiography)T.N. Seshan (Former Chief Election Commissioner of India)
Biodiversity and Importance of Mangrove Ecosystemscientists from the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF)

Released by Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupendra Yadav.
Prism: The Ancestral Abode of RainbowVinod Mankara
Narrative ka MayajaalBalbir Punj
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam: Memories Never Die (English translation of the Tamil book ‘Ninaivugalukku Maranamillai’)Dr. Nazema Maraikayar (niece of Kalam Sir) and Dr. Y.S. Rajan (ISRO scientist)
India Rising Memoir of a ScientistR. Chidambaram and Suresh Gangotra
Prism: The Ancestral Abode of RainbowReleased by ISRO Chairman S Somanath
Vajpayee: The Ascent of the Hindu Right 1924-1977Abhishek Choudhary
Colours of devotionAnita Bharat Shah
Maya, Modi, Azad: Dalit Politics in the Time of HindutvaSudha Pai and Sajjan Kumar

Important Books and Authors June 2023

Book TitleAuthor
The Gita for ChildrenRoopa Pai
Finance Ministers of India: From Independence to the Emergency (1947-1977)Journalist A.K. Bhattacharya
Master Residential Real EstateAshwinder R Singh
The Power of One Thought: Master Your MindBK Shivani
RingsideLokmat Media Group Editorial Board Chairman and former MP Dr. Vijay Darda
A Life Well Spent – Four Decades in the Indian Foreign ServiceSatish Chandra, an Indian diplomat
Ajay to Yogi AdityanathShantanu Gupta
‘Nalanda’Abhay K
Kathakali Dance Theatre: A Visual Narrative of Sacred Indian MimeKK Gopalakrishnan

Important Books and Authors May 2023

Book TitleAuthor
Collective Spirit, Concrete ActionShashi Shekhar Vempati
The Golden Years: The Many Joys of Living a Good Long LifeRuskin Bond
The Indian Metropolis: Deconstructing India’s Urban SpacesFeroze Varun Gandhi
My Life as a ComradeK. Shailaja
Made in India: 75 Years of Business and EnterpriseAmitabh Kant
Partitioned FreedomRam Madhav
RINGSIDE – Up, Close, and Personal on India and BeyondDr Vijay Darda
NTR-A Political BiographyRamachandra Murthy Kondubhatla
ReflectionsNarayanan Vaghul
Made In India: 75 Years of Business and EnterpriseAmitabh Kant
Sachin@50 – Celebrating a MaestroBoria Majumdar
Just Aspire: Notes on Technology, Entrepreneurship and the FutureAjai Chowdhry
Comic Book Titled “First Lithuanian Travelers in India”Launched by Diana Mickevičienė, Lithuanian ambassador to India
“Cyber Encounter: Cops’ Adventures With Online Criminals” in Hindi VersionOriginally written in English by Ashok Kumar, the DGP of Uttarakhand
Released by CM of Uttarakhand, Pushkar Singh Dhami. releases Book on Cybercrime Titled

Important Books and Authors April 2023

Books NameAuthor
Gandhi: Siyasat aur SampradaiyktaJournalist Piyush Babele
The Great Bank Robbery: NPAs, Scams and the Future of RegulationPattabhi Ram & Sabyasachee Dash
Coffee Table Book “The Banker to Every Indian”Released by SBI Bank
AzaadAutobiography of Ghulam Nabi Azad
Courting India: England, Mughal India and the Origins of EmpireNandini Das
SaurashtraTamil SangamprashastihPrepared by Shree Somnath Sanskrit University, Gujarat.
CrosscourtTennis Legend Jaidip Mukerjea (Autobiography)
ReflectionsNarayanan Vaghul
War & Women WrittenDr MA Hasan
Smoke and AshesAmitav Ghosh
Collective Spirit, Concrete ActionShashi Shekhar
(The Book documenting PM Modi’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme)
Sachin @ 50: Celebrating a MaestroBoria Majumdar

Important Books and Authors March 2023

War & WomenDr. MA Hasan
Why Can’t Elephants be Red??Vani Tripathi Tikoo
India’s Vaccine Growth Story – From Cowpox to Vaccine MaitriShri Sajjan Singh Yadav
The Book of Bihari LiteratureAbhay Kumar
As Good as My WordKM Chandrasekhar
Mundaka Upanishad: The Gateway to EternityDr. Karan Singh
Bipin: The Man Behind the UniformRachna Biswat Rawat
Snakes in the Ganga: Breaking India 2.0Shri Rajiv Malhotra and Mrs. Vijaya Viswanathan
Chhatrapati Shivaji MaharajShrimant Kokate
A Matter of the Heart: Education in IndiaAnurag Behar
AzaadGhulam Nabi Azad
PhoolangeLekhnath Chhetri
Basu Chatterji: And Middle-of-the-Road CinemaAniruddha Bhattacharjee

Important Books and Authors February 2023

Books NameAuthor
‘Modi: Shaping a Global order in flux’BJP national president J P Nadda
The Last Heroes- Foot Soldiers of Indian FreedomIndian Journalist Palagummi Sainath
A Chronicle of Central Command – SavdhaanReleased by Manoj Pande, Chief of Army Staff (CoAS)

Important Books and Authors January 2023

Books NameAuthor
Ambedkar: A LifeShashi Tharoor
Chief Minister’s Diary No.1CM of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma ( Released by Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi)
Njaan Sakshi’ (me as the witness)K.K. Abdul Gaffar’s autobiography (released by Mahendra Singh Dhoni)
Human AnatomyDr. Ashvini Kumar Dwivedi
Braving A Viral Storm: India’s Covid-19 Vaccine Story in New DelhiCo-authored by Aashish Chandorkar and Suraj Sudhir
Memoir titled “Spare”Prince Harry
Irrfan Khan: A Life in MoviesShubhra Gupta
COACHING BEYOND: My Days with the Indian Cricket TeamR. Kaushik & R Sridhar
India’s Knowledge Supremacy: The New DawnAshwin Fernandes
Books and Authors 2022, Download PDF [January to December] 


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