Travel Books

Rough Guide to India

Frommers for India 

India - Lonely Planet Travel Guide

History Books

The Dynasty: Nehru-Gandhi Story (BBC) by Jad Adams

White Mughals: Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth - centry India by William Dalrymple

No Full Stops in India by Mark Tully

Freedom at Midnight by Larry Collins

Fiction

Shantaram  by Gregory David Roberts

Staying on by Paul Scott

City of Joy by Dominique Lapierre

A Passage to India by E.M. Forster

The god of small things by Arundhati Roy

Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie

Indian Authors who write in English

Anita Desai

R.K Narayan

Vikram Seth

Vinod Kathari

Rajeev Balasubramanyam

Upamanyu Chatterjee

Amit Chaudhuri

Amitav Ghosh