Books in Books Project

We have always found it interesting when writers talk about books through the characters in a story. We have set out to make a list of all the books referenced in various other books. The list is as below:

By Book:

Em and the Big Hoom by Jerry Pinto | Mahabharata by Kamala Subramaniam and Three to get Married by Fulton J. Sheen

Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson | Amazons of Black Sparta by Stanley B. Alpern, An Assignment by Carl Lidbom, An Agent in Place by Thomas Whiteside, Espionage in Sweden by Mikael Rosquist, Sapo Chief 1962-1970 by P.G. Vinge, Power Struggle for Sapo by Erik Magnusson, Secret Forces by Jan Ottosson and Lars Magnusson and Spirals – Mysteries of DNA by Prof Yoshito Takamura

Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson | Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Ham on Rye by Charles Bukowski | Bow Down to Wood and Stone by Josephine Lawrence, Main Street by Sinclair Lewis, Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler, Of Time and the River by Thomas Wolfe and The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

Looking for Alaska by John Green | A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway, Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton, Last Words of Notable People by William B Brahms, Moby Dick by Herman Melville, Poems by Edna St Vincent Millay,  The Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein,  The General in his Labyrinth by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, The Holy Bible : King’s Cross Version, The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupery, The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner and Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe.

Men Without Women : Stories by Haruki Murakami | Franny & Zoey by J. D. Salinger, Kokoro and Sanshiro by Natsume Soseki, The Arabian Nights and Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekov.

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishigoro | Daniel Deronda by George Eliot, War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy, The Odyssey or One Thousand and One Nights

Women by Charles Bukowski | Ask the Dust, Wait Until Spring and Bandini by John Fante, Grapefruit by Yoko Ono, Journey to the End of the Light by Louis-Ferdinand Celine, Love and Orgasm : A Revolutionary Guide to Sexual Fulfillment by Alexander Lowen and The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson Mccullers.

Our Story Needs No Filter by Sudeep Nagarkar | The Fault in our Stars by John Green

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