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Top 5 Upcoming Book Releases For November 2019

From Sudha Murty's The Gopi Diaries to a biography of Narendra Modi, here are the top five releases of November 2019.

Top 5 Upcoming Book Releases For November 2019

Let your imaginations soar this November as Indian authors release some fascinating literary works in fiction as well as non-fiction. 

From Prime Minister Narendra Modi's biography to Sudha Murty's much-awaited book, here are the top reads of November 2019: 

1. The Gopi Diaries by Sudha Murty 

Told in Gopi’s voice, the first book begins with Gopi coming home and tells the story of how he settles down with his loving, human family. How Gopi sees the world around him and what he thinks of the people in his life give the story a truly unique flavour. Told in Sudha Murty’s inimitable style, these are books children and adults will treasure as the simple stories talk of basic values even when told from a dog’s perspective.

Publisher - Harper Collins

Genre - Non-Fiction 

Release Date - Yet to be announced 

Paperback- Yet to be announced 

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2. Tribulance and Triumph: The Modi Years by Rahul Agarwal and Bharathi Pradhan

Whether a modi-baiter or Modi bhakt (follower), there is consensus on one fact: that on 26 May 2014, he changed the face of India forever. Since Independence, India had not seen a prime Minister like Narendra Damodardas Modi – a worker so indefatigably driven that much before the completion of his first five years, he had impacted every individual, every institution, every Indian in one way or the other.

The politician, the leader, the orator and the ascetic committed to the idea of a new India, has been composed into a single frame by the authors for a comprehensive experience of a leader who makes compelling political history. With a collection of photographs that would be a reporter’s dream, turbulence & triumph: the Modi years, the definitive portrait of the prime Minister who inspires as much fan-frenzy as fear-fury, is engagingly insightful.

Publisher - Om Books International

Genre - Biography 

Release Date -  November 15

Hardcover- 440 pages

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3. The Panama Papers by Ritu Sharma

Penguin Random House India announced the publication of The Panama Papers: The Untold India Story of the Trailblazing Global Offshore Investigation, written by award-winning journalists Ritu Sarin, Jay Mazoomdaar and P. Vaidyanathan Iyer, about ‘the most ambitious media investigation ever’ that shook the world. It will be published under the Vintage imprint, known to bring out some of the world’s most thought-provoking and powerful books from prize-winning authors to brand-new, emerging talent. The book is now available for pre-order on e-commerce websites and will be out in the market in November 2019.

Publisher -  Penguin Vintage Books

Genre - Journalism 

Release Date - November 18

Hardcover- 248 pages 

4.  Taboo by Nirmala Govindarajan

Erendira, the protagonist of this heart-rending tale of exploitation and the imagination of freedom is symbolic of the under-aged trafficking networks and its resilient survivors across India. In Taboo, metred into rhythm in her inimitable style, Nirmala plunges into the context of disturbing crime, trafficking and unfreedom. Flying high in the Himalayan ranges, weaving a trail through Coimbatore, Ooty, Chandigarh, Khandala and the shipping town of Alang, diving down to the southern-most tip of India and onwards to Sri Lanka, Erendira, through many languages and cultures unearths the forbidden identity of a sex worker on a footpath. Finally, you emerge questioning the intent of our society and political organizations to stop this and the utter disregard for such questions in our democracy.

Publisher - Pan Macmillan India

Genre - Fiction 

Release Date - November 7

Paperback- 319 pages 

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5. Being Radha by Tripti Sharan

After Chitra Divakaruni's narration of the epics from the viewpoint of Sita and Draupadi and Kavita Kane's stories on the most underrated characters like Ahalya, Urmilla and Vrushali, here's another new voice in Indian mythology re-telling one of the greatest saga from the view of Radha. 

Was being Krishna’s love the only truth of Radha's existence? She was the balsakhi, who played with God. She would sing and dance with him, get torn by jealousy, fight with him and then make up passionately. The love of Radha-Krishna was immortal, yet they parted ways. Was theirs just another love story or was it about the devotee and the divine? Being Radha, beyond her love and his Leela is a contemporary rendition of the tale of a timeless Radha who is worshipped in temples but seldom understood. This is her voice, her story.

Publisher - Readomania

Genre - Mythological Fiction 

Release Date - November 10

Paperback- 176 pages

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