The 10 Books to Read in October 2023

The 10 Books to Read in October 2023

Join us as we delve into these captivating tales and discover the literary treasures that await you this October.

1. A Haunting in Venice by Agatha Christie

Unearth the origins of A Haunting in Venice, now a cinematic sensation. When a Halloween celebration takes a sinister turn, Hercule Poirot must uncover a cunning killer.

2. Death in the Deccan by Aditya Sinha

Amidst the peak of a deadly pandemic, Inspector Mona Ramteke, in her pursuit of becoming an ACP in Hyderabad, unexpectedly finds herself at the center of a high-profile investigation.

3. Devi by Prasun Roy

Kolkata donned the festive attire of a bride for Durga Puja, but a startling twist occurred as fugitive magnate Durgacharan Mahesh was extradited from Spain to India via Kolkata, leading to his brother-in-law Vasudeva Patel’s mysterious murder with ‘DEVI’ scrawled in blood.

4. Hour of the Hounds by Roopam Kapoor

Surviving a deadly, unequal battle is the central challenge in this narrative set in the early 1990s when the underworld’s dominance was pervasive.

5. Idols: Unearthing the Power of Murti Puja by Amish Tripathi and Bhavna Roy

What motivates people to venerate idols, and why does this practice persist despite centuries of prejudice and intolerance?

6. Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult

Dive into a tale of personal choices, as Olivia McAfee finds herself rebuilding her life in her New Hampshire hometown, while Lily Campanello seeks a fresh start in the same place.

7. The Coming Wave by Mustafa Suleyman

In the late 1990s, Abdul Karim Telgi’s lavish spending of over Rs 80 lakh, equivalent to twenty kilograms of gold at the time, on a dancer in a Mumbai dance bar, caught the attention of police, politicians, and the underworld.

8. The Fast and The Dead by Anuja Chauhan

The serenity of Habba Galli, Shivajinagar, was shattered when the eccentric Dondi Pais, armed with a double-barreled shotgun, dispelled a raucous pack of stray dogs on Karwa Chauth night.

9. The Running Grave by Robert Galbraith

In the gripping seventh entry of the Strike series, Cormoran and Robin confront the perilous clutches of a cult as they race to save a trapped man.

10. That Beautiful Elsewhere by Scherezade Siobhan

Scherezade Siobhan, a practicing psychiatrist, artfully combines her deep insights into the human psyche with her professional experiences to create a poignant collection of essays.

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