Nandan Nilekani, Aravind Adiga top bestseller lists

December 5th, 2008 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Corporate honcho Nandan Nilekani’s “Imagining India” dominates non-fiction this week while Aravind Adiga continues to roar on the top two slots in the fiction category of bestsellers.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. “Hot, Flat And Crowded: Why The World Needs A Green Revolution - And How”
Author: Thomas L. Friedman
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price: Rs.595.00

3. “Nehru: A Contemporary’s Estimate”
Author: Walter Crocker
Publisher: Random House
Price: Rs.250.00

4. “The Duel Pakistan On The Flight Path Of American Power”
Author: Tariq Ali
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Price: $13.75 (Rs.685)

5. “Decent Into Chaos: How The War Against Islamic Extremism Is Being Lost In Pakistan”
Author: Ahmed Rashid
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price: Rs.495.00

6. “The Conscience Of A Liberal: Reclaiming America From The Right”
Author: Paul Krugman
Publisher: Allen lane
Price: £15.00 (Rs.1,085)

7. “Empires Of The Indus: The Story Of A River”
Author: Alice Albinia
Publisher: John Murray
Price: Rs.550.00

8. “What Next? : Surviving The Twenty-First Century”
Author: Chris Patten
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price: Rs.795.00

9. “The War Within: A Secret White House History 2006-2008″
Author: Bob Woodward
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Price: $22.50 (Rs.1,120)

10. “Masters and Commanders: How Roosevelt, Churchill, Marshall and Alanbrooke Won The War In The West”
Author: Andrew Roberts
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price: Rs.1195.00


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

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

3. “The Diary Of A Social Butterfly”
Author: Moni Mohsin
Publisher: Random House
Price: Rs.195.00

4. “Silks”
Author: Dick Francis and Felix Francis
Publisher: Penguin Michael Joseph
Price: Rs.395.00

5. “Sea Of Poppies”
Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs.599.00

6. “The Palace Of Illusions”
Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Publisher: Picador India
Price: Rs.495.00

7. “The Exile: A Novel Based on The Life of Maharaja Duleep Singh”
Author: Navtej Sarna
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs 450.00

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

9. “Almost Single”
Author: Advaita Kala
Publisher: Harper Collins
Price: Rs.195.00

10. “Divine Justice”
Author: David Baldacci
Publisher: Macmillan
Price: £5.99 (Rs.430)

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

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