Indus valley history, ‘White Tiger’ top bestseller charts

January 22nd, 2009 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) “Empires of The Indus” by Alice Albinia moved to the top of the bestseller chart in the non-fiction category this week, while Booker Prize winner “The White Tiger” by Aravind Adiga stayed on top of the list in the fiction section.The top 10 in the non-fiction and fiction lists are:


1. “Empires of The Indus”
Author: Alice Albinia
Publisher: John Murray
Price: Rs.550

2. “The Secret”
Author: Rhonda Byrne
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Price: Rs.550

3. “Imagining India: Ideas for the new century”
Author: Nandan Nilekani
Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane
Price: Rs.699

4. “Songs of The Gurus”
Author: Khushwant Singh
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs.399

5. “Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why the World Needs a Green Revolution …”
Author: Thomas L. Friedman
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price: Rs.595

6. “The Post American World”
Author: Fareed Zakaria
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs.499

7. “Rise of the Plebeians?”
Editors: Christophe Jaffrelot & Sanjay Kumar
Publisher: Routledge
Price: Rs.895

8. “No Minister: Memoirs of a Civil Servant”
Author: Mahesh Prasad
Publisher: Macmillan
Price: Rs.295

9. “What Next? Surviving The Twenty-First Century”
Author: Chris Patten
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price: Rs.795

10. “Rivals: How the Power Struggle Between China, India and Japan will Shape our …”
Author: Bill Emmott
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price: Rs.795


1. “The White Tiger”
Author: Aravind Adiga
Publisher: Harper Collins
Price: Rs.395

2. “Sea of Poppies”
Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs.599

3. “The Private Patient: an Adam Dalgliesh Mystery
Author: P.D. James
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Price: Rs.695

4. “The Diary of a Social Butterfly”
Author: Moni Mohsin
Publisher: Random House
Price: Rs.195

5. “Almost Single”
Author: Advaita Kala
Publisher: Harper Collins
Price: Rs.195

6. “The Marriage Bureau for Rich People”
Author: Farahad Zama
Publisher: ABACUS
Price: Rs.295

7. “Life is Perfect”
Author: Himani Dalmia
Publisher: Rupa
Price: Rs.295

8. “The Wasted Vigil”
Author: Nadeem Aslam
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Price: Rs.599

9. “Breaking Dawn”
Author: Stephenie Meyer
Publisher: Atom
Price: Rs.550

10. “The Princes Diaries Ten out of Ten”
Author: Meg Cabot
Publisher: Macmillan
Price: Rs.399

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

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