Top 10 Must Read Historical India & South Asia Best Selling Books

10 Best Sellers in Historical India & South Asia Books You Must Read

Here you will find ten of the best Historical India & South Asia Novels in the world, based on experience, user review and volume of sales. Having explored, read or at the very least skimmed the books I bring you the best 10 Historical India & South Asia that are worth your time and energy to read.

The following Historical India & South Asia books were chosen after much debate, each one offers a value and a insight and one is not necessarily better than the other, however for this article we must choose. Humans have such vast experiences and I hope these 10 books will enhance your world and understanding.

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Home in the World

Author: Amartya Sen

Home in the World

Headline: A Memoir

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Publisher ‏ : ‎ Liveright (January 25, 2022)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 464 pages

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Mahatma Gandhi Autobiography

Author: M. K. Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi Autobiography

Headline: The Story Of My Experiments With Truth

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B096FX6BGM

Publisher ‏ : ‎ True Sign Publishing House (June 2, 2021)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 370 pages

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Empress

Author: Ruby Lal

Empress

Headline: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B076MKGCBK

Publisher ‏ : ‎ W. W. Norton & Company; Reprint edition (July 3, 2018)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 317 pages

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Elephant Company

Author: Vicki Croke

Elephant Company

Headline: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II

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Publisher ‏ : ‎ Random House Trade Paperbacks; Reprint edition (April 14, 2015)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 368 pages

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8 Miraculous Months in the Malayan Jungle

Author: Donald J. “DJ” Humphrey II

8 Miraculous Months in the Malayan Jungle

Headline: A WWII Pilot’s True Story of Faith, Courage, and Survival

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B08QB5W7VS

Publisher ‏ : ‎ DJH INC (January 5, 2021)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 239 pages

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If I Die in a Combat Zone

Author: Tim O’Brien

If I Die in a Combat Zone

Headline: Box Me Up and Ship Me Home

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Publisher ‏ : ‎ Crown; Reprint edition (September 1, 1999)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 240 pages

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Daughter of Empire

Author: Pamela Hicks

Daughter of Empire

Headline: Life as a Mountbatten

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B009W32WWA

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Weidenfeld & Nicolson (October 25, 2012)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 257 pages

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Seven Years in Tibet

Author: Heinrich Harrer

Seven Years in Tibet

Headline: In this vivid memoir that has sold millions of copies worldwide, Heinrich Harrer recounts his adventures as one of the first Europeans ever to enter Tibet and encounter the Dalai Lama.

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Publisher ‏ : ‎ TarcherPerigee; Illustrated edition (August 20, 2009)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

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Into the Silence

Author: Wade Davis

Into the Silence

Headline: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest

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Publisher ‏ : ‎ Vintage; Illustrated edition (October 2, 2012)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 688 pages

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Beautiful Thing

Author: Sonia Faleiro

Beautiful Thing

Headline: Inside the Secret World of Bombay’s Dance Bars

ASIN ‏ : ‎ 0802170927

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Black Cat; Reprint edition (February 28, 2012)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Paperback ‏ : ‎ 225 pages

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Top 10 Historical India & South Asia Novels in the World

Hope this list is helpful and look forward to hearing from you about alternate Historical India & South Asia books that you have enjoyed and other may also. 

How to Choose the Right Historical India & South Asia Books for You

  • Read what you like and own your choices.
  • Find books in the preview that are paced right for you.
  • Pick the right genre
  • Does the cover art appeal to you? Yes I know what they say but sod that.
  • Ask yourself and the universe what you need right now.
  • Have Fun

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