Grandad's Island by Benji Davies

After the phenomenal success of two previous novels, this new book by Benji Davies talks about the emotional subject of losing a grandparent. Subtly told, this beautifully illustrated book tackles a difficult subject with great sensitivity and depth. It is a must-read, indeed.

The Sellout by Paul Beatty

The narrator of this book is raised by a single father and spends his childhood as the subject in racially charged psychological studies. What follows is a remarkable journey that challenges the sacred tenets of the United States’ Constitution, urban life, the civil rights movement and the holy grail of racial equality – the black Chinese restaurant.

Tryst With Perfidy – The Deep State Of Pakistan by Kamal Davar

Ever since its independence in 1947, Pakistan has been running away from its roots and has consistently traversed a myopic, self-destructive path, and in this book the author strikes the perfect balance between surgically precise argument and a sharp writing style. A perfect read for those interested in Pakistan or South Asian politics.

The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur, is back with a new book filled with poetry. Her first, Milk and Honey, was about love, loss, and femininity, and was a huge success; however, it looks like The Sun and Her Flowers is already following in its tracks. This book is divided into five chapters — wilting, falling, rooting, rising and blooming – and is nothing but a celebration of love.

Dhandha – How Gujaratis Do Business by Shobha Bondre

This book is a collection of the life accounts of a few successful Gujarati businessmen across the globe. The many stories cover the way Gujaratis deal in business activities around the world and identify the common traits of ambition, knack for business and their ability to work hard that makes them successful businessmen.

Building Magazzino by Marco Anelli

Famous Italian photographer Anelli pays homage to the new Italian Art space in Cold Spring, NY, known as Magazzino. The book celebrates the workers that brought the art space to life while also serving as the building's first feature, and captures the sleek, modern and geometric structure dwarfed by the Hudson Valley landscape.

The Perils of Being Moderately Famous by Soha Ali Khan

It is only Soha who knows what is it like to be known as Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi's daughter, or have a famous actress mom like Sharmila Tagore, or be known as Saif Ali Khan's sister, or as Bollywood diva, Kareena Kapoor's sister-in-law. The actor’s debut book, filled with wit and humour, is a collection of personal essays that recount what it was like growing up in one of the most illustrious families of the country.

Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

This is Imbolo Mbue’s first novel, and it has already grabbed the attention of many outlets that are calling it one of the best books of the year. It revolves around the life of an immigrant, Jende Jonga, who is living in Harlem and trying to live a better life, while providing for his wife and six-year-old son.