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Rohan Joshi's Favorite Books

Rohan Joshi is an Indian comedian, writer, actor, performer, and television presenter. He was one of the key people of the creative agency All India Bakchod. His first standup special, Wake N' Bake is streaming on Amazon Prime. Recently he's been seen In Comedy Premium League which is streaming on Netflix.

Bad Science

Bad Science is a book that is fascinating and depressing in equal measure

A Short History of Nearly Everything

It explains science using easy language

What if

It answers hypothetical science questions sent by readers of his webcomic, xkcd.

The Three Body Problem

It is a science fiction trilogy by the Chinese writer Liu Cixin

The Foundation Series

It is a science fiction book series written by American author Isaac Asimov.

The Last Jet-Engine Laugh

It says new things about the Indian experience in a new manner

Children of Time

It is set in the future where humanity has colonies across many moons


It is a non-fiction graphic novel written and drawn by Joe Sacco


It is an anthology of short stories based on The Sandman comic book series

A History of India

It delves into the ancient Indian history and society

Return of a King

It is an account of the First Anglo–Afghan War

Everybody Lies

It combines the informed analysis of Nate Silver's The Signal and the Noise

Salt Fat Acid Heat

It bridges the gap between home and professional kitchens

Rendezvous with Rama

It is a sci-fi novel that involves an alien starship that enters the Solar System.

The Broken Earth Trilogy

It is set in a far-future Earth wracked with periodic disasters

Snow Crash

It is a science fiction novel by the American writer Neal Stephenson


It is a 1965 epic science fiction novel by American author Frank Herbert


It is the story of Cosmic Evolution, Science and Civilization


It is an autobiographical graphic novel of Marjane Satrapi

The Dark Tower Series

It is a series of eight novels and one short story by Stephen King.

The Second World War

It is a narrative history of World War II by Antony Beevor

Project Hail Mary

The novel centers on junior high school-teacher-turned-astronaut Ryland

The Silk Roads

It is a dazzling exploration of the forces that have driven the rise and fall of empires

Masala Lab

It is a science nerd's exploration of Indian cooking

2001 Series

It captures and expands on the vision of Stanley Kubrick’s immortal film

The Robot Series

It is a series of 37 science fiction short stories and six novels


It is a science fiction novel by American writer Neal Stephenson

Red Rising Series

It is a 2014 dystopian science fiction novel by Pierce Brown

Cloud Atlas

It is a work combining metafiction, historical fiction, contemporary fiction & science fiction


It is an American comic book maxiseries by Alan Moore


An incredible publishing story written over the course of thirty years

The Ascent of Money

It takes us on a historical adventure through the ascent of money

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