Delhi picks Ahmed Rashid, Stephanie Meyer as favourite authors

August 30th, 2008 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid’s “Descent Into Chaos” continues to attract non-fiction readers in the city though Amitav Ghosh has slipped to number two in the fiction list with Stephanie Meyer’s “Breaking Dawn” taking the top position.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. “The Post - American World”
Author : Fareed Zakaria
Publisher : Penguin Viking
Price : Rs.499.00

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

4. “Aids Sutra : Untold Stories from India”
Author : Negar Akhavi
Publisher : Random House India
Price : Rs.395.00

5. “The Way of The World : A Story of Truth and Hope in an Age of Extremism”
Author : Ron Suskind
Publisher : Harper Collins
Price : $21.00 (Rs.919)

6. “The Partisans of Allah”
Author : Ayesha Jalal
Publisher : Permanent Black
Price : Rs.695.00

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

8. “India The Emerging Giant”
Author : Arvind Panagariya
Publisher : Oxford
Price : Rs.695.00

9. “Smoke and Mirrors : An Experience of China”
Author : Pallavi Aiyar
Publisher : Fourth Estate
Price : Rs.395.00

10. “The Last Lecture”
Author : Randy Pausch
Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
Price : Rs.295.00

Fiction

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

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

5. “Marrying Anita : A Quest for Love in the New India”
Author : Anita Jain
Publisher : Bloomsbury
Price : Rs.495.00

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

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

8. “The Palace of Illusions: Panchaali’s Mahabharat”
Author : Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Publisher : Picador India
Price : Rs.495.00

9. “You Are Here”
Author : Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan
Publisher : Penguin Books
Price : Rs.199.00

10. “An Atlas of Impossible Longing”
Author : Anuradha Roy
Publisher : Picador India
Price : Rs.395.00

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

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