By Tanuj Kalia

Lawyers read a lot, perhaps, more than any other professional. Here are the must-read books for a law student in India (and I have shamelessly included my book ‘Law as a Career’ here).

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1. Before Memory Fades: An Autobiography by Fali S Nariman

2. Tomorrow’s Lawyers: An Introduction to Your Future by Richard Susskind

3. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

4. Nani Palkhivala: The Courtroom Genius by Soli J Sorabjee and Arvind P Datar

5. Learning the Law by Glanville Williams 

6. Landmark Judgments That Changed India by Ashok K. Ganguly

7. Court and Their Judgments by Arun Shourie 

8. Letters to a Law Student by Nicholas J. McBride

9. Roses in December an Auto Biography by MC Chagla

10. Law As A Career by Tanuj Kalia

11. Legal Eagles: Stories of the Top Seven Indian Lawyers by Indu Bhan

12. 10 Judgements That Changed India by Zia Mody

13. We, the People by Nani A. Palkhivala

14. We, the Nation: the Lost Decades by Nani A. Palkhivala

15. One L: The Turbulent True Story of a First Year at Harvard Law School by Scott Turow

16. Bleak House by Charles Dickens

17. The Trial by Franz Kafka

18. The Firm by John Grisham

19. The Indian Constitution: Cornerstone of A Nation by Granville Austin

20. Working in a Democratic Constitution: A History of the Indian Experience by Granville Austin

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  1. Legal Eagle by indu bhan – Truly the best book to know interesting facts about the top 7 lawyer of country . A book full of motivation and tells how they became what they are today . My favourite part is of Harish salve sir and yes it also has case study of Vodafone case and much more for a law student to know . worth a read

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