Monday, 23 October 2017

'Makers of Modern India' top seller

Historian Ramachandra Guha's 'Makers of Modern India' tops the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week while 'The Finkler Question' by Howard Jacobson was at number one in the fiction section.

New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Historian Ramachandra Guha's 'Makers of Modern India' tops the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week while 'The Finkler Question' by Howard Jacobson was at number one in the fiction section.

The top 10 in each section are:

 

Non-Fiction

 

1. 'Makers of Modern India'

Author: Ramachandra Guha

Publisher: Penguin/Viking

Price: Rs.799.00

 

2. 'Obama's Wars: The Inside Story'

Author: Bob Woodward

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Price: Rs.972.00

 

3. 'MI6: The History of the Secret Intelligence Service'

Author: Keith Jeffery

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Price: Rs.799.00

 

4. 'Granta: The Magazine of New Writing Pakistan'

Author: Compilation by various Pakistani writers

Publisher: Granta Publishing

Price: Rs.599.00

 

5. 'Tony Blair: A Journey'

Author: Tony Blair

Publisher: Hutchinson

Price: Rs.999.00

 

6. 'India and the United States in the 21st Century: Reinventing Partnership'

Author: Teresita C. Schaffer

Publisher: India Research Press

Price: Rs.595.00

 

7. 'The Absent State'

Author: Neelesh Misra & Rahul Pandita

Publisher: Hachette India

Price: Rs.495.00

 

8. 'Beautiful Thing: Inside the Secret World of Bombay's Dance Bars'

Author: Sonia Faleiro

Publisher: Penguin Books

Price: Rs.450.00

 

9. 'The Grand Design'

Author: Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow

Publisher: Bantam Press

Price: Rs.599.00

 

10. 'India After Gandhi'

Author: Ramachandra Guha

Publisher: Picador

Price: Rs.595.00

 

Fiction

 

1. 'The Finkler Question'

Author: Howard Jacobson

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Price: Rs.499.00

 

2. 'Room'

Author: Emma Donoghue

Publisher: Picador

Price: Rs.499.00

 

3. 'Parrot and Olivier in America'

Author: Peter Carey

Publisher: Faber and Faber

Price: Rs.550.00

 

4. 'The Confession'

Author: John Grisham

Publisher: Arrow Books

Price: Rs.299.00

 

5. 'Freedom'

Author: Jonathan Franzen

Publisher: Fourth Estate

Price: Rs.694.00

 

6. 'Worth Dying For'

Author: Lee Child

Publisher: Bantam Press

Price: Rs.550.00

 

7. 'Luka and the Fire of Life'

Author: Salman Rushdie

Publisher: Jonathan Cape

Price: Rs.499.00

 

8. 'The Immortals of Meluha'

Author: Amish

Publisher: Westland

Price: Rs.295.00

 

9. 'Breaking Dawn'

Author: Stephenie Meyer

Publisher: Hachette India

Price: Rs.395.00

 

10. 'Turbulence'

Author: Samit Basu

Publisher: Hachette India

Price: Rs.250.00

 

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