Here in India, students and professionals alike can almost always be spotted with a book by their side. Students read under their desks in class while teachers remain oblivious to these activities.
Call Center professionals read in between calls at their work place. Because most of them work US and UK hours, getting off around 5-6 am when family is fast asleep, they tout reading a book as one hobby they don’t have to give up.
Mumbai’s commercial center is at least an hour by local train from the residential parts of the city. It is very common to see people engrossed in a book during this commute. Trains are so jam packed that finding a seat is impossible so they just stand and read.
Below are the top 10 books you’ll find on every bookworm’s shelf in Mumbai.