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New Delhi

Do you recommend any books or movies about this city/country for those who are interested in learning more?

Piku movie (perfect example about the culture), many books by Indian authors. - Oct 22, 2017
The White Tiger. - Feb 14, 2017
Behind the Beautiful Forevers. Shantaram. - Nov 8, 2016
Sam Miller's book "Delhi - Adventures in a Mega City", and "Freedom at Midnight". Other recommendations below are also good. - Jun 2, 2016 It is available on Amazon and in the myriad book shops around Delhi. - Sep 6, 2014
Not specific to Delhi, but I just read Song of the Cuckoo Bird: A Novel. It was a helpful introduction to Indian culture and history through the eyes of a few characters over some decades between the 1950s and early 2000s. - Sep 3, 2014
City of Djinns. - Aug 14, 2013
- May 18, 2013
A Fine Balance, and Holy Cow. - Oct 21, 2012
Holy Cow, Fine Balance, White Tiger. - Aug 12, 2011
everything by Jhumpa Lahiri and Arundhati Roy - Aug 7, 2011
City of Djins - Aug 4, 2011
City of Djinns. - Jan 8, 2011
White Tiger, Shantaram, In Spite of the Gods, City of Djinns, White Moghuls, The Argumentative Indian, Nehru's Glimpses of World History, A Life Less Ordinary by Baby Halder - Sep 18, 2010
"India, a History". "Holy Cow". I don't remember the names of the authors. - Aug 30, 2010
White Tiger; City of Djinns, In Spite of the Gods. - Aug 12, 2010
Twilight in Delhi by Ahmed Ali. - Mar 11, 2008
Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts--it definitely makes it easier to understand the chaos. It's the kind of book that, although it took me about 6 months (off and on) to read, I was sad when it ended. - Feb 4, 2008
A Fine Balance from Oprahs book club--it's very depressing and quite long, but it's also a very accurate picture of the poverty here. - Feb 4, 2008