Bibliography

  • Outside India: The Adventures of a Roving Reporter, 1939
      Hali Publishing House, Delhi
  • An Indian Looks at America, 1943
      Thacker, Bombay
  • Tomorrow is Ours: A Novel of the India of Today, 1943
      Popular Book Depot, Bombay
  • Let India Fight for Freedom, 1943
      Sound Magazine, Bombay
  • Defeat for Death: A Story Without Names, 1944
      Padmaja Publications
  • And One Did Not Come Back, 1944
      Sound Magazine, Bombay
      V. Shantaram based his famous film ‘Dr. Kotnis ki Amar Kahani’ on this novel.
  • A Report to Gandhiji: A Survey of Indian and World Events during the 21 months of Gandhiji's Incarceration, 1944
      Hind Kitabs | Co-author: N.C. Jog
  • Not all Lies, 1945
      Rajkamal Publications, Delhi
  • Blood and Stones and Other Stories, 1947
      Hind Kitabs Limited, Bombay
  • Rice and Other Stories, 1947
      Kutub, Bombay
  • Kashmir Fights for Freedom, 1948
      Kutub, Bombay
  • I Write as I Feel, Selection from Bombay Chronicle, Weekly tabloid K.A. Abbas The Last Page, 1948
      Hind Kitabs Limited, Bombay
  • Cages of Freedom and Other Stories, 1952
      Hind Kitabs Limited, Bombay
  • China can make it: Eye-witness account of the amazing Industrial Progress in New China, 1952
  • Adha Insaan, 1953
      Neelabh Prakashan Grih
  • In the Image of Mao Tse-Tung, 1953
      Peoples Publishing House
  • One Thousand Nights on a Bed of Stones and Other Stories, 1957
      Jaico Publishing House
      Film Shehar Aur Sapna (1964) was based on this story.
  • Inqilab, 1958
      (English/Urdu)
      Inqilab (Hindi) translated by Munish Narain Saxena ‘Sen Indie’ (Russian title for Inqilab)
      Other translations – German, Uzbek, Azerbaijani, Czech, Ukrainian, Kazakh
      First Great Novel of the Indian Revolution. Its Russian translation Sen Indie (Son of India) sold 90,000 copies in USSR, 50,000 in Ukraine. It was conceived as a trilogy, the second volume of which is The World is my Village.
  • Shadow Speaks, 1958
  • Char Dil Char Rahen, 1959
  • Diya Jale Sari Raat, 1959
  • Face to Face with Khrushchov, 1960
  • Till We Reach the Stars. The Story of Yuri Gagarin, 1961
      Asia Publications House
  • Ajanta, 1962
  • The Black Sun and Other Stories, 1963
      Jaico Publishing House
  • Bambai Raat ki Bahon Mein, 1965
      Radhakrishṇa Prakashan
  • Indira Gandhi: Return of the Red Rose, 1966
      Hind Pocket Books, New Delhi
  • Divided Heart, 1968
      Paradise Publications
  • When Night Falls, 1968
      Hind Pocket Books
  • Chabili, 1968
      Mitra Prakashan, Allahabad
  • The Most Beautiful Woman in the World (short stories), 1968
      Paradise Publications
  • Salma aur Samundar, 1969
      Komala Pocket Books, New Delhi
  • Mera Naam Joker, 1970
      Orient Paperbacks
  • Maria, 1971
      Hind Pocket Books, New Delhi
  • Teen Pahiye, 1971
      Rajpal & Sons, Delhi
  • Bobby, 1973
      Sterling Publishers
  • Boy Meets Girl, 1973
      Sterling Publishers
  • That Woman: Indira Gandhi’s Seven Years in Power, 1973
      Indian Book Company, New Delhi
  • Face to face with Indira Gandhi, 1974
      Chetana | (co-author: R.K. Karanjia)
  • Jawaharlal Nehru: Portrait of an Integrated Indian, 1974
      NCERT, New Delhi | (co-author: R.K. Karanjia)
  • Faslah, 1974
      Hind Pocket Books, Delhi
  • Indira Gandhi: Safalta ke Varsh, 1975
      Rajpal & Sons
  • Distant Dreams, 1975
      Sterling Publication, New Delhi
  • The Walls of Glass: A Novel, 1977
      Himalaya Books
  • Men and Women: Specially Selected Long and Short Stories, 1977
      N. V. Publications
  • Mad, mad, mad World of Indian Films, 1977
      N. V. Publications
  • I Am Not an Island: An Experiment in Autobiography, 1977
      Vikas Publishing House, New Delhi
      2010 edition by Imprint was edited by Suresh Kohli.
  • Four Friends, 1977
      Arnold-Heinemann, New Delhi
  • How Films are Made, 1977
      National Book Trust
  • Janata in a Jam, 1978
  • 20 March 1977: A Day Like Any Other Day, 1978
      Vikas Publishing House, New Delhi
  • The Naxalites, 1979
      Lok Publications
  • Sarojini Naidu, 1980
      Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan
  • Bread, Beauty, and Revolution: Selection from Blitz Bombay Weekly tabloid K.A. Abbas The Last Page: 1947 to 1981 , 1982
      Marwah Publications, New Delhi
  • Neeli Sari aur Doosri Kahaniyan, 1982
      Maktaba Jamia, New Delhi
  • The World is My Village, 1984
      Ajanta
  • The Gun and other Stories, 1985
      Arnold-Heinemann, New Delhi
  • Indira Gandhi: The Last Post, 1986
      Ramdas G. Bhatkal, Bombay
  • Bombay, my Bombay: The Love Story of the City, 1987
      Ajanta Publications
  • The Thirteenth Victim, 1987
      Amar Prakashan
  • Defeat for Death: A Story Without Names, 1994
      Padmaja Publications, Baroda
  • I Cannot Die: A Story of Bengal
      (Translation of Krishan Chander’s story)
      Kutub
  • Sheeshe ki Deewar
      Bisween Sadi Books, Delhi
  • Saat Hindustani
      Hind Pocket Books, Delhi
  • Do Boond Pani
  • Duniya Bhar ka Kachra
    1. Khoon ka Rishta
      1. Soney Chandi ke Buth
          2001
          Alhamra
      2. Musafir ki Dairy

      Plays written by K.A. Abbas

      • Invitation to Immortality: A One-act Play, 1944
          Padmaja Publications, Bombay
      • Invitation to Immortality: A One-act Play, 1944
          Padmaja Publications, Bombay
      • Invitation to Immortality: A One-act Play, 1944
          Padmaja Publications, Bombay

      Short stories (Urdu/Hindi)

      • Aaina khane Mein
      • Aaj ke Laila Majnu
      • Aasmani Talwar
      • Ababeel
      • Achchhan ka Aashiq
      • Ajanta
      • Alif Laila: Footpath par 1001 ratein
      • Bachpan, Jawani, Buddhapa
      • Bachchon ka khat Mahatma Gandhi kay Naam
      • Bara Ghantay
      • Banaras ka Thug
      • Bharat Mata Kay Panch Roop
      • Bhook
      • Bholi
      • Bisween Sadi ke Laila Majnoon
      • Calcutta ki ek Shaam
      • Captain Rafiq ki Maut
      • Captain Salmah
      • Chattan aur Sapna
      • Chiragh Tale Andhera
      • Chocolate aur Samay
      • Dead Letter
      • Do Chehre
      • Do Haath
      • Diya Jale Saari Raat
      • Dil Hi to Hai
      • Diwali ke Teen Diye
      • Drama ek Khooni tyre ka
      • Duniya Bhar ka Kachra
      • Ek aur Prem Kahani
      • Ek Bachchay kay Gadilnay ki Kahani
      • Ek Ladki
      • Ek Ladki Saat Diwanay
      • Ek Kahani ka Sawal Hai
      • Gehoon aur Gulab
      • Hanuman Ji ka Haath
      • Hello Miss Malti
      • Kaanch ki Deewarein
      • Kehte Hain Jisko Ishq
      • Khazana
      • Khooni Tub
      • Kissa ek Jale Huey Stove ka, Scenario film ke 13 Khaali dibbon ka
      • Kuchchi-Kuchchi
      • Lal aur Peela
      • Lucknow ki ek Shaam
      • Mohammad Ali
      • Ma ka Dil
      • Mein Kaun Hun
      • Mere Kehna hai ke
      • Meri Fan
      • Meri Maut (Sardarji)
      • Mera Beta Mera Dushman
      • Montage
      • Mojeza
      • Mohammad Ali
      • Mussolini
      • Mussourie 1953 With apologies to Qurratulain
      • Nai Barsaat
      • Nai Dharti Naye Insaan
      • Naya Inteqaam
      • Naya Shivala
      • Neeli Sari
      • Paani ki Phansi
      • Paaon Mein Phool
      • Panchhi Pinjra aur Udaan
      • Paris ki Ek Shaam
      • Pathar ki Sej par Hazar Ratein
      • Pinjra
      • Rupiya Ana Pai
      • Sabz Motor Car
      • Sardi Garmi
      • Shukr Allah Ka
      • Sonay ki Chaar Chooriyaan
      • Sparsh
      • Suhaag Raat
      • Teen Bhangi
      • Teen Maein Ek Bachcha
      • Teen Tasveerein
      • Teesra Darya
      • Terelene ki Patloon
      • Tiddi
      • Udaas Deewarein
      • Vapsi ka Ticket
      • Yeh Bhi Taj Mahal Hai
      • Zafran ke Phool