Delhi picks Ahmed Rashid, Aravind Adiga as best selling authors

September 18th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid’s “Descent Into Chaos” rules the non-fiction list this week while the Booker Prize shortlisted “The White Tiger” by debutant Aravind Adiga is a hit with fiction readers.The top 10 in the non-fiction and fiction lists are:

Non- Fiction

1. “Descent Into Chaos”
Author : Ahmed Rashid
Publisher : Allen Lane
Price : Rs.495.00

2. “Aids Sutra: Untold Stories from India”
Author : Various
Publisher : Random House
Price : Rs.395.00

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

4. “Hot, Flat and Crowded”
Author : Thomas L. Friedman
Publisher : Allen Lane
Price : Rs.595.00

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

6. “The Spoils of Partition : Bengal and India, 1947-1967″
Author : Joya Chatterji
Publisher : Cambridge
Price : Rs.795.00

7. “A History of Ancient and Early Medieval India”
Author : Upinder Singh
Publisher : Pearson Longman
Price : Rs.3500.00

8. “Crossed Swords : Pakistan, Its Army, and the Wars Within”
Author : Shuja Nawaz
Publisher : Oxford
Price : Rs.695.00

9. “Fifty Years of Reporting South Asia”
Author : John Elliott, Bernard Imhasly, Simon Denyer
Publisher : Penguin Viking
Price : Rs.695.00

10. “Empires of the Indus : The Story of a River”
Author : Alice Albinia
Publisher : John Murray
Price : Rs.550.00

Fiction

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

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

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

4. “A Case of Exploding Mangoes”
Author : Mohammed Hanif
Publisher : Random House, India
Price : Rs.395.00

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

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

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

8. “Chasing Harry Winston”
Author : Lauren Weisberger
Publisher : Harper
Price : Rs.195.00

9. “The Enchantress of Florence”
Author : Salman Rushdie
Publisher : Jonathan Cape
Price : Rs.595.00

10. “The Zoya Factor”
Author : Anuja Chauhan
Publisher : Harper Collins
Price : Rs.295.00

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

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