Suggested Reading

We are happy to recommend the following books , just enough to whet your appetite but not enough to spoil you holiday. Most of then are available  in both downloadable and audio book versions.

Suggested Reading

General India Reading list:

India After Gandhi by Ramachandra Guha

India by John Keay

The Illustrated World’s Religions by Huston Smith

The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth

Nine Lives by William Dalrymple

Around India in 80 Trains by Monisha Rajesh

Following Fish by Samanth Subramanian

A Passage to India by E. M. Forster

The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie

Kim by Rudyard Kipling

India’s Unending Journey by Mark Tully

Never mind the Bullocks by Vanessa Able

Slowly Down the Ganges by Eric Newby

Village by the Sea by Anita Desai


A Good General Guide Book

India by Eyewitness Travel


Recommended  Wildlife Reading List

Corbett Omnibus by Corbett Jim

Elephant Gold by P.D. Stracey

Secret life of tigers by Valmik Thapar

Exotic Aliens: The Lion and the Cheetah in India by Valmik Thapar & Romila Thapar

Honorary Tiger by Billy Arjan Singh

Prince of Cats by Billy Arjan Singh

Tiger Haven by John Moorehead

Omnibus – compilations of stories by Kenneth Anderson

The Fall of a Sparrow by Salim Ali

The King and I – Travels in tiger land by Prerna Bindra