Adiga still rides ‘White Tiger’ atop bestseller list

January 16th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) “Imagining India …” by Nandan Nilekani and “The White Tiger” by Aravind Adiga stay on top of the bestseller lists here this week, in the non-fiction and fiction categories respectively.The top 10 in the non-fiction and fiction lists are:

Non fiction

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

2. “Curfewed Night”
Author: Basharat Peer
Publisher: Random House
Price: Rs.395.00

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

4. “Empires of The Indus”
Author: Alice Albinia
Publisher: John Murray
Price: Rs.550.00

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

6. “Outliers : The Story of Success”
Author: Malcolm Gladwell
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price: Rs.399.00

7. “Arguments for a Better World : Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen- 2 vol.set”
Author: Kaushik Basu and Ravi Kanbur
Publisher: Oxford
Price : Rs.3,500.00

8. “The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power”
Author: Tariq Ali
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Price: $13.75 (Rs.671.25)

9. “China: A History”
Author: John Keay
Publisher: Harper Press
Price: Rs.395.00

10. “India Who’s Who : Thirtieth Edition 2008-2009″
Author: INFA Publications
Publisher: INFA Publications
Price: Rs.495.00


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

2. “Q & A”
Author: Vikas Swarup
Publisher: Black Swan
Price: Rs.295.00

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

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

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

6. “The Immigrant”
Author: Manju Kapur
Publisher: Random House
Price: Rs.395.00

7. “A Case of Exploding Mangoes”
Author: Mohammed Hanif
Publisher: Random Hosuse
Price: Rs.395.00

8. “Run For Your Life”
Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Century
Price: £ 5.99 (Rs.436.29)

9. “Rough Justice”
Author: Jack Higgins
Publisher: Harper
Price: Rs.295.00

10. “Bombay Rains Bombay Girls”
Author: Anirban Bose
Publisher: Harper
Price: Rs.195.00

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

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