Download 40 HarperCollins India e-books for free from Google Play (Update: No longer)

Update: Looks like, it was a bug and these eBooks are no longer available for free. Although, we were able to grab these eBooks for free earlier, it does not seem to be working now. We will keep tracking the story and will update if anything else changes.

Want some Indian e-books for free from Google Play, then you are in luck. Harper Collins seems to be offering about 40 e-books from its catalogue for free on Google Play Books. We are not sure if it is a part of some promotion or a bug in Google Play Books, which is leading to the free status of these e-books; whatever the case, it is a great time to grab these e-books.

First spotted by Soumyadip Choudhury from, these e-books include both fiction and non-fictions titles, including some from renowned authors like Khushwant Singh, Boria Majumdar etc.

Here is a list of the e-books:

  • Amul’s India
  • Arzee The Dwarf, Chandrahas Choudhary
  • Best Indian Short Stories – Vol. I, Khushwant Singh
  • Best Indian Short Stories – Vol. II, Khushwant Singh
  • Black Ice, Mahmudul Haque
  • Bobby: The Complete Story, Balaji Vittal
  • Calcutta Exile, Bunny Suraiya
  • Chinese Whiskers, Pallavi Aiyar
  • Controversially Yours, Shoaib Akhtar
  • Deewar, Vinay Lal
  • Delhi Noir, Hirsh Sawhney
  • Gods and Godmen of India, Khushwant Singh
  • Headley And I, S Hussain Zaidi
  • I, Steve – Steve Jobs In His Own Words, Steve Jobs
  • India – A Traveller’s Literary Companion, Chandrahas Choudhury
  • India An Introduction, Khushwant Singh
  • Jaane Bhee Do Yaaro, Jai Arjun Singh
  • Keep The Change, Nirupama Subramaniam
  • May I Hebb Your Attention Pliss, Arnab Ray
  • Mediocre But Arrogant, Abhijit Bhaduri
  • More Salt Than Pepper: Dropping Anchor with Karan Thapar, Karan Thapar
  • Mother Maiden Mistress, Bhawana Sommya
  • Olympics – The India Story, Boria Majumdar
  • Potato Chips, Anushman Mohan
  • Ravan And Eddie, Kiran Nagarkar
  • RD Burman: The Man, The Music, Balaji Vittal
  • Sex, Scotch & Scholarship, Khushwant Singh
  • Tanzeem, Mukul Deva
  • The Best Advice I Ever Got, The Business Today Team
  • The Double Life of Ramalinga Raju: The Story of India’s Biggest Corporate Fraud, Kingshuk Nag
  • The Householder, Amitabh Bagchi
  • The Impatient Optimist – Bill Gates In His Words, Bill Gates
  • The Intolerant Indian – Why We Must Rediscover A Liberal Space, Gautam Adhikari
  • The Maruti Story, R C Bhargava
  • The Moslems Are Coming, Azad Essa
  • The Other Indians: A Political And Cultural History of South Asians In America, Vinay Lal
  • The Sacred Grove, Daman Singh
  • The Sikhs, Khushwant Singh
  • The Sufi Courtyard: Dargahs Of Delhi, Sadia Dehlvi
  • Women And Men In My Life, Khushwant Singh


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