‘Stranger to History’ still atop bestseller list

May 28th, 2009 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Aatish Taseer’s “Stranger to History”, that has been ruling the non-fiction section for over a month now, continued to maintain its position on the bestseller list this week, while “Percy Jackson and The Last Olympian: Half Boy, Half God, All Hero” by Rick Riordan topped the fiction group for the second week running.
The top 10 in each section are as follows:

Non-fiction

1. “Stranger to History”

Author: Aatish Taseer

Publisher: Picador India

Price: Rs.495.00

2. “Govern Mint in India: An Inside View”

Author: T.S.R. Subramanian

Publisher: Rupa

Price: Rs.395.00

3. “India and The Global Financial Crisis: Managing Money and Finance”

Author: Y.V. Reddy

Publisher: Orient Black Swan

Price: Rs.595.00

4. “The Caged Phoenix: Can India Fly?”

Author: Dipankar Gupta

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.550.00

5. “Challenge And Strategy: Rethinking India’s Foreign Policy”

Author: Rajiv Sikri

Publisher: Sage Publications

Price: Rs.595.00

6. “Electoral Politics in Indian States: Lok Sabha Elections in 2004 and Beyond”

Author: Sandeep Shastri, K.C. Suri and Yogendra Yadav

Publisher: Oxford

Price: Rs.795.00

7. “Curfewed Night”

Author: Basharat Peer

Publisher: Random House

Price: Rs.395.00

8. “Delhi: Adventures in a Megacity”

Author: Sam Miller

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.499.00

9. “Branding India: An Incredible Story”

Author: Amitabh Kant

Publisher: Collins Business

Price: Rs.499.00

10. “A Better India A Better World”

Author: N.R. Narayana Murthy

Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

Price: Rs.499.00

Fiction

1. “Percy Jackson and The Last Olympian: Half Boy, Half God, All Hero”

Author: Rick Riordan

Publisher: Puffin

Price: Rs.350.00

2. “The White Tiger”

Author: Aravind Adiga

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.395.00

3. “The Winner Stands Alone”

Author: Paulo Coelho

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.325.00

4. “In Other Rooms, Other Wonders”

Author: Daniyal Mueenuddin

Publisher: Random House

Price: Rs.395.00

5. “Burnt Shadows”

Author: Kamila Shamsie

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Price: Rs.425.00

6. “The Story of a Widow”

Author: Murharraf Ali Farooqi

Publisher: Picador

Price: Rs.495.00

7. “Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi”

Author: Geoff Dyer

Publisher: Random House

Price: Rs.395.00

8. “The Case of the Missing Servant”

Author: Tarquin Hall

Publisher: Hutchinson, London

Price: Rs.400.00

9. “Unaccustomed Earth”

Author: Jhumpa Lahiri

Publisher: Random House

Price: Rs.295.00

10. “Assegai”

Author: Wilbur Smith

Publisher: Macmillan

Price: Rs.795.00

(Source: Bahri Sons, New Delhi, www.booksatbahri.com. All the books listed above are available online)

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