Reading List for Mumbai

If you need more information about the city of Mumbai (Bombay), we recommend the following books:-

Title Author Publisher Year ISBN #
A Short History of Bombay Presidency Cox, Edmund Thacker & Co. 1887
A Guide to Bombay Maclean, James Mackenzie Various editions between 1875 & 1902
The Charm of Bombay Karkaria, R.P. D B Taraporewala 1915
Bombay, Story of the island City Pusalker, A.D. & Dighe, V.G. All India Oriental Conference 1949
The Port of Bombay, A Brief History Chittar, S.D. Privately published 1973
Bombay Handbook Gibbons, Suzanne D. American Women’s Assn. 1973
History of Bombay: 1661-1708 David, M.D. Univ. of Bombay 1973
Bombay Maraes, Dom Time Life Books 1979
Bombay by 2000 A.D. Mayur, Rashmi & Vohra, Prem Ratan Privately published 1986
History of Bombay, Modern Period Chaudhari, K.K. Gazetteers Dept., Govt. of Maharashtra 1987
Flavours: A Selective Guide to the Eateries in Bombay Diana, Proeschel & Merani, Saroj The Perennia Press 1988
Bombay – Mumbai
A Picture Book
Agarwal, Jagdish Wilco Publishing House 1988 81-87288-35-3
Illustrated Guide to Bombay & Goa Kaye, Myriam The Guidebook Co. 1990 962-217-045-6
City of Gold Tindall, Gillian Penguin 1992 0-14-009500-4
Bombay, Metaphor for Modern India Patel, Sujata & Thorner, Alice Oxford University Press 1995 0-19-563688-0
Bombay, The Cities Within Dwivedi, Sharada & Mehrotra, Rahul India Book House Pvt. Ltd. 1995 81-85028-80-X
Bombay, A Contemporary Account Katiyar, Arun & Bhojani, Namas Harper Collins 1996 81-7225-216-0
Bombay to Mumbai
Changing Perspectives
Gen. Editor -Pal, Pratapaditya Marg Publications 1997 81-85026-37-8
From Bombay To Mumbai Contractor, Behram Oriana Books 1998
Once Was Bombay Virani, Pinki Penguin 1999 0-14-028791-4
Mumbai Mum’s Guide Mehta, Rina Oxford & IBH Publishing 1999 81-204-1358-X
Bombay, A Tourist Guide to Mumbai Baria, Farah Kamlesh Shah Publishers Distributors Pvt. Ltd. 1999 81-86850-01-5
Satellite based comprehensive maps of Mumbai Mappls CE Info Systems (P) Ltd. 1999 81-901108-0-2
Fort Walks Dwivedi, Sharada
Mehrotra, Rahul
Eminence Designs Pvt. Ltd. 1999 81-900602-3-6
Anchoring a city line
Dwivedi, Sharada Eminence Designs Pvt. Ltd. 2000 81-900602-4-4
Maximum City –
Bombay Lost & Found
Mehta, Suketu Penguin 0-67-004921-2
Eicher City Map of Mumbai Eicher Goodearth Ltd. 2002 81-87780-12-6
Black Friday – The true story of Bombay Bomb Blasts Zaidi, S. Hussain Penguin 2002 0-14-302821-9
Balconies Verandahs
The space beyond
Taleyarkhan, Ayesha Crossover Media Design Pvt. Ltd. 2002
Inside Mumbai
Conversations with ten women
Lisa Elaine Sipes Ices Publishing 2003 0-9742765-0-2
52 Weekend breaks from Mumbai Editor – Mehta, Vinod Hathway Investments Pvt. Ltd. 2003
Bombay Meri Jaan
Writings on Mumbai
Pinto, Jerry &
Fernandes, Naresh
Penguin 2003
Offbeat tracks in Maharashtra
A Travel Guide
Gunaji, Milind Popular Prakashan Pvt. Ltd. 2003 81-7154-669-2
Mumbai by Night Singh, Rashmi Uday Popular Prakashan Pvt. Ltd. 2003 81-7991-000-8
Times Food Guide 2005 Editor – Varma, Anuradha Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. 2005  
Manyness of Mumbai Jain, Uttam C. Super Book House 2005
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  1. Ganesh Godik Says:

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