Obama books return to bestseller list

December 25th, 2008 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS  

Barack ObamaNew Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) While the top of the bestseller lists remained the same this week, with Nandan Nilekani’s “Imagining India” atop the non-fiction category and Aravind Adiga’s “The White Tiger” heading the fiction group, two books by US president-elect Barack Obama return to the bestseller list.The top 10 in the non-fiction and fiction lists are:


1. “Imagining India: Ideas for the new century”
Author: Nandan Nilekani
Publisher: Penguin/Allen Lane
Price: Rs.699.00

2. “The Secret”
Author: Rhonda Byrne
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Price: Rs.550.00

3. “Hot, Flat, and Crowded : Why the World Needs a Green Revolution - and How …”
Author: Thomas L. Friedman
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price: Rs.595.00

4. “The Post American World”
Author: Fareed Zakaria
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs.499.00

5. “Sahibs Who Loved India”
Author: Khushwant Singh
Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane
Price: Rs.325.00

6. “Empires Of Indus”
Author: Alice Albinia
Publisher: John Murray
Price: Rs.550.00

7. “Dreams From My Father”
Author: Barack Obama
Publisher: Canongate
Price: Rs.395.00

8. “The Audacity of Hope”
Author: Barack Obama
Publisher: Canongate
Price: Rs.250.00

9. “Wild City: Nature Wonders Next Door”
Author: Ranjit Lal
Publisher: Penguin Books
Price: Rs.275.00

10. “Rise of the Plebeians? The Changing Face of Indian Legislative Assemblies”
Author: Christophe Jaffrelot & Sanjay Kumar
Publisher: Routledge
Price: Rs.895.00


1. “The White Tiger”
Author: Aravind Adiga
Publisher: Harper Collins
Price: Rs.395.00

2. “Unaccustomed Earth”
Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
Publisher: Random House
Price: Rs.450.00

3. “Sea of Poppies”
Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs.599.00

4. “Between The Assassinations”
Author: Aravind Adiga
Publisher: Picador India
Price: Rs.295.00

5. “The Diary of a Social Butterfly”
Author: Moni Mohsin
Publisher: Random House
Price: Rs.195.00

6. “Indian Memsahib: the Untold story of a Bureaucrat’s wife”
Author: Suchita Malik
Publisher: Rupa
Price: Rs.195.00

7. “Breaking Dawn”
Author: Stephenie Meyer
Publisher: Atom
Price: Rs.550.00

8. “The Private Patient: An Adam Dalgliesh Mystery”
Author: P.D. James
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Price: Rs.695.00

9. “Karnak Cafe”
Author: Naguib Mahfouz
Publisher: Tara Press
Price: Rs.295.00

10. Title: Cross Country
Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Century
Price: Rs.433.00

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

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