Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India by William Dalrymple

New Delhi, Feb 11 (Calcutta Tube) ‘Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India’ by William Dalrymple continued to lead the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week while Stieg Larsson’s ‘The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets’ Nest’ dominated the fiction category.

The top 10 in each category are:

 

Non-fiction

 

1. ‘Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India’

 

Author: William Dalrymple

 

Publisher: Bloomsbury

 

Price: Rs.499.00

 

2. ‘Committed’

 

Author: Elizabeth Gilbert

 

Publisher: Bloomsbury

 

Price: Rs.499.00

 

3. ‘The Difficulty of Being Good: On The Subtle Art of Dharma’

 

Author: Gurcharan Das

 

Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

 

Price: Rs.699.00

 

4. ‘War and Peace in Modern India’

 

Author: Srinath Raghavan

 

Publisher: Permanent Black

 

Price: Rs.750.00

 

5. ‘Victoria and Abdul’

 

Author: Shrabani Basu

 

Publisher: Rupa and Co

 

Price: Rs.395.00

 

6. ‘What The Dog Saw and other Adventures’

 

Author: Malcolm Gladwell

 

Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

 

Price: Rs.599.00

 

7. ‘The Oxford Companion to Politics’

 

Author: Jayal/Mehta

 

Publisher: OUP

 

Price: Rs.3500.00

 

8. ‘The French and Delhi’

 

Author: Jem-Marie LAFONT

 

Publisher: India Research Press

 

Price: Rs.2995.00

 

9. ‘The Hindus: An Alternative History’

 

Author: Wendy Doniger

 

Publisher: Penguin Viking

 

Price: Rs.999.00

 

10. ‘Nixon, Indira and India’

 

Author: Kalyani Shankar

 

Publisher: Macmillan

 

Price: Rs.445.00

 

Fiction

 

1. ‘The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets’ Nest’

 

Author: Stieg Larsson

 

Publisher: Quercus

 

Price: Rs.495.00

 

2. ‘The Museum of Innocence’

 

Author: Orhan Pamuk

 

Publisher: Faber and Faber

 

Price: Rs.599.00

 

3. ‘2 States: The Story of My Marriage’

 

Author: Chetan Bhagat

 

Publisher: Rupa

 

Price: Rs.95.00

 

4. ‘Home Boy’

 

Author: H.M. Naqvi

 

Publisher: Harper Collins

 

Price: Rs.399.00

 

5. ‘Lantern on their Horns’

 

Author: Radhika Jha

 

Publisher: Harper Collins

 

Price: Rs.399.00

 

6. ‘Twilight’

 

Author: Stephanie Meyer

 

Publisher: Atom/Hachette

 

Price: Rs.350.00

 

7. ‘Keep the Change’

 

Author: Nirupama Subramanian

 

Publisher: Harper Collins

 

Price: Rs.199.00

 

8. ‘Marked’

 

Author: P.C. and Kristin Cast

 

Publisher: Atom/Hachette

 

Price: Rs.295.00

 

9. ‘Blowback’

 

Author: Mukul Deva

 

Publisher: Harper Collins

 

Price: Rs.199.00

 

10. ‘Crocodile Tears’

 

Author: Anthony Harowitz

 

Publisher: Walker Books

 

Price: Rs.400.00

 

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

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