‘Makers of Modern India’ top seller (IANS Books)

November 4th, 2010 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Historian Ramachandra Guha’s “Makers of Modern India” tops the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week while “The Finkler Question” by Howard Jacobson was at number one in the fiction section.

The top 10 in each section are:

Non-Fiction

1. “Makers of Modern India”
Author: Ramachandra Guha
Publisher: Penguin/Viking
Price: Rs.799.00

2. “Obama’s Wars: The Inside Story”
Author: Bob Woodward
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Price: Rs.972.00

3. “MI6: The History of the Secret Intelligence Service”
Author: Keith Jeffery
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Price: Rs.799.00

4. “Granta: The Magazine of New Writing Pakistan”
Author: Compilation by various Pakistani writers
Publisher: Granta Publishing
Price: Rs.599.00

5. “Tony Blair: A Journey”
Author: Tony Blair
Publisher: Hutchinson
Price: Rs.999.00

6. “India and the United States in the 21st Century: Reinventing Partnership”
Author: Teresita C. Schaffer
Publisher: India Research Press
Price: Rs.595.00

7. “The Absent State”
Author: Neelesh Misra & Rahul Pandita
Publisher: Hachette India
Price: Rs.495.00

8. “Beautiful Thing: Inside the Secret World of Bombay’s Dance Bars”
Author: Sonia Faleiro
Publisher: Penguin Books
Price: Rs.450.00

9. “The Grand Design”
Author: Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow
Publisher: Bantam Press
Price: Rs.599.00

10. “India After Gandhi”
Author: Ramachandra Guha
Publisher: Picador
Price: Rs.595.00

Fiction

1. “The Finkler Question”
Author: Howard Jacobson
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Price: Rs.499.00

2. “Room”
Author: Emma Donoghue
Publisher: Picador
Price: Rs.499.00

3. “Parrot and Olivier in America”
Author: Peter Carey
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Price: Rs.550.00

4. “The Confession”
Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Arrow Books
Price: Rs.299.00

5. “Freedom”
Author: Jonathan Franzen
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Price: Rs.694.00

6. “Worth Dying For”
Author: Lee Child
Publisher: Bantam Press
Price: Rs.550.00

7. “Luka and the Fire of Life”
Author: Salman Rushdie
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Price: Rs.499.00

8. “The Immortals of Meluha”
Author: Amish
Publisher: Westland
Price: Rs.295.00

9. “Breaking Dawn”
Author: Stephenie Meyer
Publisher: Hachette India
Price: Rs.395.00

10. “Turbulence”
Author: Samit Basu
Publisher: Hachette India
Price: Rs.250.00

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

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