If you are visiting India this year and you want to learn a few things about the country then it is always a good idea to read something about the place. These books will give you an idea of what India is all about and prepare you for your trip to India. I have compiled some of the best books to read before travelling to India. I don’t recommended you carry all the books listed here so why not get yourself a kindle fire and buy the kindle edition of these books.
India After Gandhi by Ramachandra Guha
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
2 States: The Story of My Marriage by Chetan Bhagat
Eat Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo
Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found by
An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India by Shashi Tharoor
I hope you liked the list of some of the best books to read before travelling to India. If you have your favourite then feel free to list them below in the comments.