Short Stories, Irish literature, Classics, Modern Fiction, Contemporary Literary Fiction, The Japanese Novel, Post Colonial Asian Fiction, The Legacy of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and quality Historical Novels are Among my Interests


  1.  The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rusdie
  2. Sea of Poppies by Amitov Ghosh
  3. One Night at a Call Center by Chetan Bhagat
  4. "Heaven and Hell" by Jhumpa Lahiri 
  5. The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
  6. "Hungry Stones" by Rabindranath Tagore
  7. Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
  8. "The Astrologer's Story" by R. K. Narayan
  9. "Shabbu" by Rabindranth Tagore
  10. "The Missing Mail" by R. K. Narayan
  11. "The Doctor's Visit" by R. K. Narayan
  12. "Toba Tek Singh" by Saadat Hasan Manto
  13. "Sweet Milk" by Kamala Das
  14. "Nagapushpan" by Kannan Lakshmi
  15. "Honour" by Selina Hossain
  16. "The Advent of the King" by Uma Varatharajan
  17. "Nagapushmam" by Kannan Lakshmi
  18. "Sweet Milk" by Kamala Das
  19.  "Before the Stars Could Foretell" by Sharandindu Bandyopahyay
  20. "A Muslim Woman" by Rabindranath Tagore
  21. "Scorn" by Faustina
  22. "Some Kiss and Don't Tell" by Mangala Varma
  23. "The Gateman's Gift" by R. K. Narayan
  24. "The Roman Image"  by R. K. Narayan
  25. "My Lord Baby" by Rabindranath Tagore
  26. "The Parrot's Tale" by Rabindranath Tagore
  27. "The Babus of Nayanjore" by Rabindranath Tagore
  28. The Man-Eater of Malgudi by R. K. Narayan
  29. Swami and Friends by R. K. Narayan
  30. "The Flame" by Harish Mangalam 
  31. "A Brief Introduction to Dalit Literature" by Meena Kandasamy
  32. "The Hell" by Dharmabhai Shrimali (5 pages, 2006)
  33. Untouchables" by Chadu Maheriya
  34. The Bachelor of Arts by R. K. Narayan
  35. Waiting for the Mahatma by R. K. Narayan
  36. "The Dog of Tithwell" by Sadat Hasan Monto
  37. "Cold Flesh" by Sadat Hasan Monto (NP)
  38. Khushwant Singh-"Karma" and Portrait of a Lady"
  39. "The Indigo Terror" by Satyajit Ray
  40. "God and the Cobbler" by R. K. Narayan
  41. "Lawley Road" by R. K.  Narayan
  42. "The Green Blazer" by R. K. Narayan
  43. Chasing Butterflies by Richie Singh

  44. "The Judge" by  Rabindranath Tagore
  45. Untouchable by Mulk Arand
  46. Family Matters by Rohinton Mistry
  47. The White Tiger
  48. Narcopilis by Jeet Thayl
  49. "Real Durwan" by Jhumpi Lahiri
  50. "A Large Girl" by Mridula Koshy
  51. "A Temporary Matter" by Jhumpa Lahiri
  52. "Yellow Fish" by C.S. Lakshmi-aka Ambai
  53. "Good Advise is Rarer than Rubies" by Salmon Rushdie
  54. "Miss Moberly's Targets" by Manjo Das
  55. "One Sunday" by Rohinton Mistry
  56. "The Bottom Pincher" by Khushwant Singh
  57. "Aiji's Miracle" by Anita Rau Badami
  58. "The Resignation" by Premchand
  59. "Enlightenment" by Yasmal

1 comment:

Deepika Ramesh said...

What a fantastic list! I have read some of it, and I hope to read many more. So much to read. And life is kind that way. :)