M.J. Akbar’s book tops bestseller list for fifth time (IANS Books)

February 17th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Indian journalist M.J. Akbar’s “Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan” and “Tender Hooks” by Pakistani writer Moni Mohsin continue to top for the fifth week the non-fiction and fiction charts, respectively, of the bestseller list.The top 10 in each category this week are:


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

6. “India Calling”
Author: Anand Giridharadas
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Price: Rs.499.00

7. “A History of the World In 100 Objects”
Author: Neil Macgregor
Publisher: Penguin Books
Price: Rs.899.00

8. “Ambani & Sons”
Author: Hamish McDonalds
Publisher: Roli books
Price: Rs.395.00

9. “India and The United States in The 21st Century”
Author: Teresita C. Schaffer
Publisher: India Research Press
Price: Rs.595.00

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


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 Sunset Club”
Author: Khushwant Singh
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs.399.0

5. “Freedom”
Author: Jonathan Franzen
Publisher: 4th Estate
Price: Rs.650.00

6. “The Lion”
Author: Nelson Demille
Publisher: Sphere
Price: Rs.550.00

7. “American Assassin”
Author: Vince Flynn
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Price: Rs.550.00

8. “Memsahib’s Chronicles”
Author: Suchita Malik
Publisher: Rupa
Price: Rs.295.00

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

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

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

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