8 Books About Tamil People

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Many authors of Tamil literature have written Tamil historical books. The book of this list is about Tamil people. You may have read these books. But if you missed one of this then collect and read it immediately.

Books About Tamil People

Read and enjoy the books on this list. All these books are mind-blowing.

The Rice Mother

Rani Manicka wrote this book. The Rice Mother first published in 2002. Second, the published date of this book is July 27th, 2004. The writing language of this book in English. The story is about the lives of people of Diaspora in Malaya, their cultures, customs, religion, culinary delights, all interwoven with their lives and fate during the last century. This book is a must-read book. Enjoy it.

The Fall and Rise of the Tamil Nation

Navaratnam was a Tamil politician who wrote this book. The Fall and Rise of the Tamil Nation is a book that provides the modern historical context for the struggle for a sovereign Tamil Eelam. Kannathalakam published in August 1991. The paperback of this book is 344 pages. This book wrote in the English language.

The Grip of Change

P. Sivakami wrote the Grip of Change. This book translated from the edition named Pazhaiyana Kazhithalum. This book was P. Sivakami’s first full-length novel. Orient BlackSwan published this book in 2006.


Tiruvalluvar wrote Kural and translated by P.S. Sundaram. This book is a celebrated work by Tiruvalluva, the greatest poet of classical Tamil literature. This book, published in 1992. The translated edition was published on 4 March 2005. Thirukkural divided into three sections. In chapter one writer writes about good ethical behavior with conscience and honor. Chapter two discusses the right manner of conducting worldly affairs, and chapter three tells about the love between man and woman.

Parthiban Kanavu

Kalki Krishnamurthy is one of the best writers in Tamil literature. Parthiban Kanavu is the first historical fiction written in the Tamil language. Parthiban Kanavu is Kalki Krishnamurthy’s historical novel, written in 1942. This novel adapted into a film of the same name in 1960. This book also translated into the English language.

Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam written by Frederic P. Miller. We found that the contents of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. This book was published on October 22nd, 2009, by Alphascript Publishing.

Tamil: A Biography

Tamil: A Biography book is about Tamil people, language and literature. David Dean Shulman wrote this book. Hardcover of this book contains 416 pages.  Published on September 26th, 2016 by Belknap Press.

The Tamils Eighteen Hundred Years Ago

V Kanakasabhai writes this book. ‘The Tamils Eighteen Hundred Years Ago’ is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book, released on January 1st, 2010 by Nabu Press.

All these books are about Tamil history,  Tamil people, Tamil literature. Add this book to your read list. I hope you’ll enjoy these books. 


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