11. Untouchable (1935) by Mulk Raj Anand: The author paints a vivid picture of the caste system by describing one day in the life of a young untouchable boy.
12. The White Tiger (2008) by Aravind Adiga: The author’s first novel won the Man Booker Prize in the fiction category.
13. The God of Small Things (1997) by Arundhati Roy: A story about the consequences of crossing lines in a relationship, this was the first Indian novel to win the Booker Prize and sold more than six million copies.
14. A Fine Balance (1995) by Rohinton Mistry: Mistry takes you back to life under the Emergency, where the four protagonists come together from different social backgrounds to deal with the years when Indian ceased to be a democracy.
15. A Suitable Boy (1993) by Vikram Seth: A revelation into how ‘arranged’ marriages are really staged in India.