Akbar`s book about Pakistan is bestseller

New Delhi: Indian journalist M.J. Akbar`s ‘Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan’ leads the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week while

’Tender Hooks’ by Moni Mohsin dominates the fiction set.

The top 10 in each category 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. ‘Mumbai Fables’
Author: Gyan Prakash
Publisher: Harper Collins
Price: Rs.599.00

5. ‘Life’
Author: Keith Richards
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Price: Rs.995.00

6. ‘Civil Disobedience’
Author: L.C. Jain
Publisher: The Book Review Literary Trust
Price: Rs.395.00

7. ‘India-China Boundary Problem 1846-1947’
Author: A.G. Noorani
Publisher: Oxford Press
Price: Rs.795.00

8. ‘India and The United States in the 21st Century’
Author: Teresita C. Schaffer
Publisher: India Research Press
Price: Rs.595.00

9. ‘Women & The Weight Loss Tamasha’
Author: Rujuta Diwekar
Publisher: Westland
Price: Rs.200.00

10. ‘India Cookbook’
Author: Pushpesh Pant
Publisher: Phaidon
Price: Rs.1,995.00


1. ‘Tender Hooks’
Author: Moni Mohsin
Publisher: Random House
Price: Rs.199.00

2. ‘The Silent Monument’
Author: Shobha Nihalani
Publisher: Tara Press
Price: Rs.250.00

3. ‘The Garden of Solitude’
Author: Siddhartha Gigoo
Publisher: Rupa & Co
Price: Rs.195.00

4. ‘The Diary of a Social Butterfly’
Author: Moni Mohsin
Publisher: Random House
Price: Rs.199.00

5. ‘The Palace of Illusions’
Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Publisher: Picador India
Price: Rs.395.00

6. ‘The Sunset Club’
Author: Khushwant Singh
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs.399.00

7. ‘The Finkler Question’
Author: Howard Jacobson
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Price: Rs.499.00

8. ‘Heroes of Olympus: The Lost Hero’
Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Puffin
Price: Rs.399.00

9. ‘The Immortals of Meluha’
Author: Amish Tripathi
Publisher: Westland
Price: Rs.295.00

10. ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth’
Author: Jeff Kinney
Publisher: Puffin Books
Price: Rs.250.00