Mindy Kaling

20 Mindy Kaling Recommended Books

Mindy Kaling is an award-winning actress, writer, producer, and director. She is best known for her hit television series The Office and The Mindy Project. Kaling is the creator, executive producer, and star of the Hulu original series, Four Weddings and a Funeral. She has also written two New York Times best-selling books, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

20 Books recommended by Mindy Kaling

My Father's Daughter

My Father's Daughter

Delicious, Easy Recipes Celebrating Family & Togetherness

Author :Gwyneth Paltrow

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Mindy Kaling recommended this book in a Today.com interview. [Source]

Lady Gaga X Terry Richardson

Lady Gaga X Terry Richardson

Author :Lady Gaga

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Mindy Kaling recommended this book in a Today.com interview. [Source]

Yes Please

Yes Please

Author :Amy Poehler

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"Getting treated to some major truths and funniness in [this book]." - Mindy Kaling [Source]

Infinite Jest

Infinite Jest

A Novel

Author :David Foster Wallace

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"I totally pretended I’d read it because I wanted [Mike Schur] to think I was cool." - Mindy Kaling [Source]

11/22/63

11/22/63

A Novel

Author :Stephen King

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Mindy Kaling recommended this book in a Today.com interview. [Source]

Interpreter of Maladies

Interpreter of Maladies

Author :Jhumpa Lahiri

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"Completely changed my life." - Mindy Kaling [Source]

Harriet the Spy

Harriet the Spy

Author :Louise Fitzhugh

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"As a child, my favorite book was probably [this book]." - Mindy Kaling [Source]

The Marriage Plot

The Marriage Plot

A Novel

Author :Jeffrey Eugenides

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Mindy Kaling recommended this book in a Today.com interview. [Source]

It's All Good

It's All Good

Delicious, Easy Recipes That Will Make You Look Good and Feel Great

Author :Gwyneth Paltrow

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"I'm going to cook every recipe in [this author's] excellent healthy & yummy cookbook." - Mindy Kaling [Source]

The Dukan Diet

The Dukan Diet

2 Steps to Lose the Weight, 2 Steps to Keep It Off Forever

Author :Pierre Dukan

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"I love the book, but … it’s a diet book. I can kill a bug with it." - Mindy Kaling [Source]

Look, I Made a Hat

Look, I Made a Hat

Collected Lyrics (1981-2011) with Attendant Comments, Amplifications, Dogmas, Harangues, Digressions, Anecdotes and Miscellany

Author :Stephen Sondheim

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Mindy Kaling recommended this book in a Today.com interview. [Source]

The Girl in the Green Raincoat

The Girl in the Green Raincoat

Tess Monaghan, Book 11

Author :Laura Lippman

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Mindy Kaling recommended this book in a Today.com interview. [Source]

Cravings

Cravings

Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat

Author :Chrissy Teigen

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"Hands down my favorite cookbook." - Mindy Kaling [Source]

The Lowland

The Lowland

Author :Jhumpa Lahiri

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"I read all her books the week they come out and wait impatiently for the next." - Mindy Kaling [Source]

She Said

She Said

Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement

Author :Jodi Kantor

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"Can a book feel important AND be a page turner? Yes! This one!" - Mindy Kaling [Source]

Lean In

Lean In

Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Author :Sheryl Sandberg

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"Besides having written a great book, [this author's] comely face is comforting during airplane turbulence." - Mindy Kaling [Source]

Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen

Savage Beauty

Author :Andrew Bolton

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Mindy Kaling recommended this book in a Today.com interview. [Source]

Bossypants

Bossypants

Author :Tina Fey

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Mindy Kaling recommended this book in a Today.com interview. [Source]

The House of Mirth

The House of Mirth

Author :Edith Wharton

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"I read [this book] in 9th grade, and [it] completely changed my life." - Mindy Kaling [Source]

You Can't Be Serious

You Can't Be Serious

Author :Kal Penn

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"I love [this author] and [this book] too." - Mindy Kaling [Source]

FAQs

Q1: How many books does Mindy Kaling recommend?

Mindy Kaling has personally recommended several books on her social media accounts. Some of her recommended reads include The Women of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor, Normal People by Sally Rooney, and Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi.

Mindy Kaling has shared her book recommendations through her social media accounts such as Instagram and Twitter. You can also find her recommended reads on her website and blog.

Yes, Mindy Kaling has authored two books. Her first book is titled Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? and her second book is called Why Not Me?

Mindy Kaling recommends books from various genres, ranging from fiction to non-fiction. Some of the genres she has recommended include contemporary fiction, memoirs, and literature.

Mindy Kaling recommends books in both physical and digital formats. Most of her book recommendations come in printed or eBook formats, although some titles can also be found in audio formats.