Current Affairs: Books & Literary Awards of July 2020

Current Affairs: Books of July 2020
This post provides the list of Books & Literary Awards that are presented in the month of July 2020 for various PSC Exams.


  • The Endgame – Hussain Zaidi
  • A Song of India – Ruskin Bond
  • Lockdown Liaisons – Shobhaa De
  • Overdraft: Saving the Indian Saver – Urjit Patel
  • Suraj Kade Marda Nahi (Sun Never Dies) – Baldev Singh Sadaknama
  • Getting Competitive: A Practitioner’s Guide for India – R. C. Bargava
  • Quest for Restoring Financial Stability in India – Viral Acharya (RBI Deputy Governor)
  • His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama: An Illustrated Biography – Tenzin Geyche Tethong

Literary Awards

  • Miles Franklin award – Tara June Winch ('The Yield')
    • Instituted in – 1957
    • Prize – $60,000
  • Gabriel Marquez Award – Perumbadavam Sreedharan
    • Instituted by – Sahithi


  • Mahaveer: The Soldier Who Never Died (2019) which tells a patriotic tale of the Indo-Chinese battle of Nuranang in 1962, authored by Rupa Srikumar & A.K. Srikumar became a best seller in the month of July.
  • The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain World – Subrahmanyam Jaishankar (expected on Septemeber 2020)
    • Minister of External Affairs of India – Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
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