8 Must-Read Books On Mahatma Gandhi For Your Reading Time
Mishka Saisha |Oct 06, 2019
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi has inspired the world by his lead role in the non-violent independence campaign for India. For those who admire him, here are 8 books about Gandhi that you can read in your free time.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi undeniably holds a place in the history of India. He has inspired the world by his lead role in a non-violent independence campaign for India.
For whom who admires him, here are eight books about Gandhi that you should read in your free time.
The Story Of My Experiments With Truth - Mahatma Gandhi
The autobiography of Gandhi gives us all the interpretations and studies his own perspective. The book compiles weekly installments written by him between 1925-1929.
If you are really into the early life, ideologies, and mistakes of him, here is a truly interesting source you must read.
Gandhi Before India - Ramachandra Guha
This is a good source from historian Ramachandra Guha that tells about Gandhi’s childhood and youth. Guta used the private papers of Gandhi’s contemporaries and colleagues as well as newspaper and court documents at that time as reliable references so the stories of shaping the philosophy of Gandhi are interestingly described.
My Dear Bapu - Letters from C. Rajagopalachari To Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Devadas Gandhi And Gopalkrishna Gandhi
The book compiles the exchange letters between Gandhi and Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, who had an invaluable contribution to freedom in India. Their dialogues in the book will bring you an insight into their lives in a unique way.
The Good Boatman - Rajmohan Gandhi
The thing that makes this book special is it was written by Gandhi’s grandson. It is the look of Rajmohan into his grandfather’s philosophy but in a simplified way with a simplified archetype. If you are looking for a book with not much-complicated words, this book is a choice.
Gandhi: Prisoner of Hope - Judith M. Brown
Brown is a British historian, but she was born in India and has a deep interest in Indian politics. And this book of her gives you an insight into the private life and the way Gandhi believing and shaping the philosophy. The book is quite good that provides a fair biography of Gandhi.
The Death and Afterlife of Mahatma Gandhi - Makarand R Paranjape
As mentioned in the title, the book is about the assassination of Gandhi and relevant implications, especially the last six months of our old father. In another world, the book informs us of a deep meaning behind Gandhi’s death with an interesting storytelling voice.
Why I Assassinated Mahatma Gandhi - Gopal Godse
This book is not for those who are angry with the crime of Nathuram since it was written by the killer’s brother, Gopal Godse. The book tells all the stories happening during and after the assassination. Even the content is controversial, it’s not that bad to know what provoked such an act.
I am Gandhi - Brad Meltzer
This is a choice for parents who want to bring children to Gandhi’s stories. Simple words, animated coloured images with qualified contents are all targeted towards those beginning to read and keep their maturity in mind.