A look at top 10 fictions and 10 non-fictions

A brief look at bestselling fictions and non-fictions this week. Meghnad Desai’s The Rediscovery of India tops the non-fiction section and 2 States: The Story of My Marriage by Chetan Bhagat dominates the fiction category.

[ReviewAZON asin=”B0007SB928″ display=”inlinepost”]Meghnad Desai’s “The Rediscovery of India” climbed two positions to regain the No.1 spot in the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week while “2 States: The Story of My Marriage” by Chetan Bhagat dominated the fiction category.

The top 10 in each category are:


1. “The Rediscovery of India”

Author: Meghnad Desai

Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

Price: Rs.699.00

2. “The Difficulty of Being Good: On The Subtle Art of Dharma”

Author: Gurcharan Das

[ReviewAZON asin=”0670083496″ display=”inlinepost”]Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

Price: Rs.699.00

3. “Super Freakonomics”

Author: Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

Price: Rs.399.00

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

Author: William Dalrymple

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Price: Rs.499.00

[ReviewAZON asin=”1594202052″ display=”inlinepost”]5. “The Hindus: An Alternative History”

Author: Wendy Doniger

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.999.00

6. “India and The United States in the 21st Century: Reinventing Partnership”

Author: Teresita C. Schaffer

Publisher: CSIS

Price: $35.00 (Rs.1,593)

7. “Chasing The Dragon: Will India Catch up with China?”

[ReviewAZON asin=”0670021253″ display=”inlinepost”]Author: Mohan Guruswamy

Publisher: Pearson

Price: Rs.650.00

8. “Too Big To Fail: Inside The Battle to Save Wall Street”

Author: Andrew Ross Sorkin

Publisher: Allen Lane

Price: Rs.699.00

9. “Shah Jahan: The Rise and Fall of the Mughal Emperor”

Author: Fergus Nicoll

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.899.00

10. “The Arabs: A History”

[ReviewAZON asin=”0465071007″ display=”inlinepost”]Author: Eugene Rogan

Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

Price: Rs.999.00


1. “2 States: The Story of My Marriage”

Author: Chetan Bhagat

Publisher: Rupa

Price: Rs.95.00

2. “The Museum of Innocence”

Author: Orhan Pamuk

Publisher: Faber and Faber

Price: Rs.599.00

3. “The Palace of Illusions”

Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Publisher: Picador India

Price: Rs.395.00

4. “The Girl Who Played with Fire”

Author: Stieg Larsson

Publisher: Quercus

Price: Rs.299.00

5. “The Girl With Dragon Tattoo”

Author: Stieg Larsson

Publisher: Quercus

Price: Rs.299.00

6. “Wolf Hall”

Author: Hilary Mantel

Publisher: Fourth Estate

Price: Rs.399.00

7. “The Case of The Missing Servant”

Author: Tarquin Hall

Publisher: Hutchinson, London

Price: Rs.525.00

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 Original of Laura: A Novel in Fragments”

Author: Vladimin Nabokov

Publisher: Penguin Classic

Price: Rs.699.00

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

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