Top 5 Indian Authors To Read In English? 

By Ishika

17 January, 2024

Wondering who are the top 5 Indian authors to read in English? Check this web story out for more.

1. Arundhati Roy:

Known for her novel "The God of Small Things," Roy's lyrical prose and insightful storytelling make her a prominent voice in contemporary Indian literature.

Lahiri's works, such as "Interpreter of Maladies" and "The Namesake," beautifully capture the complexities of the Indian-American experience with eloquence and depth.

2. Jhumpa Lahiri:

Renowned for his epic novel "A Suitable Boy," Seth's writing is marked by intricate narratives and a keen understanding of Indian society and culture.

3. Vikram Seth:

4. Amitav Ghosh:

Ghosh, acclaimed for books like "The Shadow Lines" and the Ibis Trilogy, weaves historical events into his narratives, creating rich tapestries that explore the intersections of cultures and time periods.

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Author of "The Palace of Illusions" and "Sister of My Heart," Divakaruni skillfully blends mythology, history, and contemporary issues, offering a unique perspective on Indian storytelling.

5. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni: