In the book Hind Swaraj M. K. Gandhi recommends the following books:

  1. The Kingdom of God is within You - Tolstoy
  2. What Is Art - Tolstoy
  3. The Slavery of Our Times - Tolstoy
  4. The First Step - Tolstoy
  5. How Shall We Escape? - Tolstoy
  6. Letter to a Hindoo - Tolstoy
  7. The White Slaves of England - Sherard
  8. Civilization, Its Cause and Cure - Carpenter
  9. The Fallacy of Speed - Taylor
  10. A New Crusade - Blount
  11. On the Duty of Civil Disobedience - Thoreau
  12. Life without Principle - Thoreau
  13. Unto This Last - Ruskin
  14. A Joy for Ever - Ruskin
  15. Duties of Man - Mazzini
  16. Defence and Death of Socrates - From Plato
  17. Paradoxes of Civilization - Max Nordau
  18. Poverty and Un-British Rule in India - Naoroji
  19. Economic History of India - Dutt
  20. Village Communities - Maine

I will be adding links to all these books soon. I might also create a separate page to record all the books suggested by Gandhi in future.




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