Barack Obama has three books on bestseller list

January 9th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS  

Barack ObamaNew Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) US president-elect Barack Obama has three books among the top 10 bestsellers in the non-fiction category this week in India. Aravind Adiga’s “The White Tiger” stays atop the list in the fiction category.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. “The Secret”
Author: Rhonda Byrne
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Price: Rs.550.00

3. “Dreams from My Father”
Author: Barack Obama
Publisher: Canongate
Price: Rs.395.00

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

5. “Change We Can Believe In”
Author: Barack Obama
Publisher: Canongate
Price: Rs.475.00

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

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

8. “The Bin Ladens : The Story of a Family and its Fortune”
Author: Steve Coll
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price: Rs.695.00

9. “The Girl From Foreign”
Author: Sadia Shepard
Publisher: Penguin Books
Price: Rs.450.00

10. “Masters and Commanders”
Author: Andrew Roberts
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price : Rs.1,195.00


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

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

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

6. “American Wife”
Author: Curtis Sittenfeld
Publisher: Doubleday
Price: 5.99 pounds (Rs.445.00)

7. “A Mercy”
Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Price: £5.99 (Rs.445.00)

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

9. “Scarpetta”
Author: Patricia Cornwell
Publisher: Little Brown
Price: Rs.595.00

10. “Indian Memsahib”
Author: Suchita Malik
Publisher: Rupa
Price: Rs.195.00

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

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