Clutch of new books in fiction bestseller list

January 29th, 2009 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) There was a clutch of new entries such as “The Story of My Assassins” by Tarun J. Tejpal, “Scarpetta” by Patricia Cornwell and “Silks” by D Francis & F Francis in the fiction bestseller list this week.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. “Tehelka As Metaphor”
Author: Madhu Trehan
Publisher: Lotus Roli
Price: Rs.595.00

3. “The Man From Pakistan”
Author: Douglas Frantz & Catherine Collins
Publisher: Twelve Boston
Price: Rs.595.00

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

5. “The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power”
Author: Tariq Ali
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Price: $13.75 (Rs.673.00)

6. “The Decline and Fall of the British Empire 1781-1997″
Author: Piers Brendon
Publisher: Knopf
Price: $32.75 (Rs.1,603.00)

7. “The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American…”
Author: David E. Sanger
Publisher: Harmony Books
Price: $20.00 (Rs.979.00)

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

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

10. “Sahibs Who Loved India”
Author: Khushwant Singh
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs.325.00

Fiction

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

2. “Slumdog Millionaire”
Author: Vikas Swarup
Publisher: Black Swan
Price: £3.50 (Rs.243.00)

3. “The Story of My Assassins”
Author: Tarun J. Tejpal
Publisher: Harper Collins
Price: Rs.495.00

4. “The Associate”
Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Arrow Books
Price: £2.99 (Rs.207.00)

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

6. “Silks”
Author: D Francis & F Francis
Publisher: Penguin Michael Joseph
Price: Rs.395.00

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

8. “A Mercy”
Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Price: £5.99 (Rs.415.00)

9. “The Girl Who Played With Fire”
Author: Stieg Larsson
Publisher: Maclehose Press
Price: Rs.495.00

10. Title: “The Widows of Eastwick”
Author: John Updike
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
Price: Rs.450.00

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

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