M.J. Akbar’s book still rules the bestseller list (IANS Books)

February 10th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Indian journalist M.J. Akbar’s “Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan” and “Tender Hooks” by Pakistani writer Moni Mohsin continue to dominate for the fourth week the non-fiction and fiction sections, respectively, of the bestseller list.The top 10 in each category this week are:

Non-Fiction

1. “Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan”
Author: M.J. Akbar
Publisher: Harper Collins
Price: Rs.499.00

2. “India: A Portrait”
Author: Patrick French
Publisher: Penguin Books
Price: Rs.699.00

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

4. “How Much Should A Person Consume?”
Author: Ramachandra Guha
Publisher: Hachette
Price: Rs.350.00

5. “The Ayatollahs’ Democracy”
Author: Hooman Majd
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price: Rs.550.00

6. “The Emperor of All Maladies”
Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Price: Rs.499.00

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

8. “Maoist and Other Armed Conflicts”
Author: Anuradha M. Chenoy
Publisher: Penguin Books
Price: Rs.350.00

9. “Battle Hymn of The Tiger Mother”
Author: Amy Chua
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Price: Rs.450.00

10. “80 Questions to Understand India”
Author: Murad Ali Baig
Publisher: Tara Press
Price: Rs.395.00

Fiction

1. “Tender Hooks”
Author: Moni Mohsin
Publisher: Random House
Price: Rs.199.00

2. “Home Boy”
Author: H.M. Naqvi
Publisher: Harper Collins
Price: Rs.250.00

3. “The Silent Monument”
Author: Shobha Nihalani
Publisher: Tara Press
Price: Rs.250.00

4. “The Palace of Illusions”
Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Publisher: Picador
Price: Rs.395.00

5. “The Collaborator”
Author: Mirza Waheed
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs.499.00

6. “The Sunset Club”
Author: Khushwant Singh
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs.399.00

7. “Tick Tock”
Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Century
Price: Rs.550.00

8. “The Diary of a Social Butterfly”
Author: Moni Mohsin
Publisher: Random House
Price: Rs.199.00

9. “Serious Men”
Author: Manu Joseph
Publisher: Harper Collins
Price: Rs.499.00

10. “The Immortals of Meluha”
Author: Amish
Publisher: Tara Press
Price: Rs.295.00

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

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