BestSelleing Books Jan 14-20 2010

“The Palace of Illusions” by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni climbed to the No.1 position in the fiction category of the bestseller list this week while Meghnad Desai’s “The Rediscovery of India” continued to dominate the non-fiction section.

[ReviewAZON asin=”1400096200″ display=”inlinepost”]”The Palace of Illusions” by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni climbed to the No.1 position in the fiction category of the bestseller list this week while Meghnad Desai’s “The Rediscovery of India” continued to dominate the non-fiction section.

The top 10 in each category are:

Non-fiction

1. “The Rediscovery of India”

Author: Meghnad Desai

Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

Price: Rs.699.00

2. “Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India”

[ReviewAZON asin=”1846141222″ display=”inlinepost”]Author: William Dalrymple

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Price: Rs.499.00

3. “Yours Sincerely”

Author: K. Natwar Singh

Publisher: Rupa

Price: Rs.395.00

4. “The Difficulty of Being God: On The Subtle art of Dharma”

Author: Gurcharan Das

Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

Price: Rs.699.00

[ReviewAZON asin=”0307263630″ display=”inlinepost”]5. “Shah Jahan: The Rise and Fall of the Mughal Emperor”

Author: Fergus Nicoll

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.899.00

6. “Imagining India: Ideas for The New Century”

Author: Nandan Nilekani

Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

Price: Rs.699.00

7. “What The Dog Saw and other adventures”

Author: Malcolm Gladwell

[ReviewAZON asin=”0316075841″ display=”inlinepost”]Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

Price: Rs.599.00

8. “The Hindus: An Alternative History”

Author: Wendy Doniger

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.999.00

9. “The Defence of The Realm: The Authorized History of MI5″

Author: Christopher Andrew

Publisher: Allen Lane

Price: Rs.899.00

[ReviewAZON asin=”8129115301″ display=”inlinepost”]10. “A Tale of Two Revolts: India 1857 and the American Civil War”

Author: Rajmohan Gandhi

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.599.00

Fiction

1. “The Palace of Illusions”

Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Publisher: Picador India

Price: Rs.395.00

2. “2 States: The Story of My Marriage”

Author: Chetan Bhagat

[ReviewAZON asin=”0307266761″ display=”inlinepost”]Publisher: Rupa

Price: Rs.95.00

3. “The Museum of Innocence”

Author: Orhan Pamuk

Publisher: Faber and Faber

Price: Rs.599.00

4. “The Girl Who Played with Tattoo”

Author: Stieg Larsson

Publisher: Quercus

Price: Rs.299.00

[ReviewAZON asin=”1439165394″ display=”inlinepost”]5. “Her Fearful Symmetry”

Author: Audrey Niffenegger

Publisher: Jonathan Cape

Price: Rs.525.00

6. “Kal, Aaj Aur Kal”

Author: Cyrus Broacha

Publisher: Random House

Price: Rs.195.00

7. “The Confession of Sultana Daku”

Author: Sujit Saraf

[ReviewAZON asin=”0091801001″ display=”inlinepost”]Publisher: Hamish Hamilton

Price: Rs.399.00

8. “Lustrum: Blinded by Ambition, Seduced by Power, Destroyed by Rome”

Author: Robert Harris

Publisher: Hutchinson

Price: Rs.550.00

9. “Last Night in Twisted River”

Author: John Irving

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Price: Rs.799.00

10. “The Five Greatest Warriors”

Author: Matthew Reilly

Publisher: Orion Books

Price: Rs.595.00

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