Suggested Non Fiction books for UPSC Interview and Essay.

Mains will start in few days and after that the entire ecosystem of UPSC aspirants goes in to relax mode, people will start relaxing and wait for the results,  generally we all waste time, instead we can read some of these books, they are highly recommend and chosen keeping upsc syllabus, interview and essay in mind.

We have cross checked all the sites and providing links with cheapest prices, *the Links are Affiliated*.There is no rule that you must read books for interview or essay,but broadening our horizons will help us become better. In that hope presenting this list,Hope you find the list useful.

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Books about India

There are many books about India, only few are highly useful and others are Honorary mentions, just keep them in mind and may be after getting in to service or some time later in life do read them. Listing first 5 books in usefulness and in that very order and rest in no particular order.

  1. India After Gandhi: The History Of The World’s Largest Democracy by Ramachandra Guha
  2. The Argumentative Indian: Writings on Indian History, Culture and Identity by Amartya Sen
  3. Imagining India: Ideas for the New Century by Nandan Nilekani
  4. The Wonder That Was India by A.L. Basham
  5. 10 Judgements That Changed India by Zia Mody

2019 New books !

Honorary mentions


These are some of the best books I found very useful, specially first two are absolutely amazing books, Sapiens is the best books I have read in ages, just go for it.

Climate Change


These are very interesting books and are highly recommended .

International Relations

Internal Security :

Memoirs , Biographies and Autobiographies

We have missed tons of good books, so please do suggest us your favourite books.

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