We’re so exposed to the literary happenings of the West that we forget to read the masterpieces back home. Written with depth and unique perspectives, these books transport you to another dimension with their creativity and brilliance. So if you need to catch up on your reading and have been looking for a new book, don’t go any further.

These Indian authors have changed the art of storytelling in their literary landscapes. Pick one or pick all and curl up in a corner to enjoy these riveting books.

1. The Inscrutable Americans by Anurag Mathur

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2. Maximum City by Suketu Mehta

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3. Untouchable by Mulk Raj Anand

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4. Train to Pakistan by Khushwant Singh

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5. Curfewed Night by Basharat Peer

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6. English, August by Upamanyu Chatterjee

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7. The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Devakurni

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8. Malgudi Days by R.K. Narayan

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9. Em and the Big Hoom by Jerry Pinto

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10. Valley of Masks by Tarjun Tejpal

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