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Dasgupta tops chart with new book

Last Updated: Thursday, March 5, 2009 - 21:55

New Delhi, Mar 05: Books on and by US President Barack Obama dominated the bestseller list in the non-fiction category here this week, while "Solo" by Rana Dasgupta went straight to the top of the charts in the fiction category. Here are the top 10 in each group:

Non-Fiction

1. "The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American..."

Author: David E Sanger

Publisher: Harmony Books

Price: $20.00 (Rs.1,036.00)

2. "Delhi: Adventures in A Megacity"

Author: Sam Miller

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.499.00

3. "Dreams From My Father"

Author: Barack Obama

Publisher: Canongate

Price: Rs.395.00

4. "The Audacity of Hope"

Author: Barack Obama

Publisher: Canongate

Price: Rs.250.00

5. "Bankruptcy to Billions: How the Indian Railways Transformed"

Author: S Kumar & S Mehrotra

Publisher: Oxford

Price: Rs.495.00

6. "A Time of Transition: Rajiv Gandhi to The 21st Century"

Author: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.599.00

7. "Imagining India : Ideas for the new century"

Author: Nandan Nilekani

Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

Price: Rs.699.00

8. "Tehelka As Metaphor: Prism Me a Lie Tell Me a Truth"

Author: Madhu Trehan

Publisher: Lotus Roli

Price: Rs.595.00

9. "Empires of the Indus: The Story of a River"

Author: Alice Albinia

Publisher: John Murray

Price: Rs.550.00

10. "The Nuclear Express : A Political History of the Bomb and its Proliferation"

Author: Thomas C Reed and Danny B Stillman

Publisher: Zenith Press

Price: $35.00 (Rs.1,814.00)

Fiction

1. "Solo"

Author: Rana Dasgupta

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.395.00

2. "In Other Rooms, Other Wonders"

Author: Daniyal Mueenuddin

Publisher: Random House

Price: Rs.395.00

3. "Paths of Glory"

Author: Jeffrey Archer

Publisher: Macmillan

Price: ?2.99 (Rs.220.00)

4. "The Associate"

Author: John Grisham

Publisher: Arrow Books

Price: ?2.99 (Rs.220.00)

5. "2 6 6 6 A Novel"

Author: Roberto Bolano

Publisher: Picador

Price: Rs.750.00

6. "The Girl Who Played with Fire"

Author: Stieg Larsson

Publisher: Maclehose Press

Price: Rs.495.00

7. "The White Tiger"

Author: Aravind Adiga

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.395.00

8. "The Story of My Assassins"

Author: Tarun J Tejpal

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.495.00

9. "Life is Perfect"

Author: Himani Dalmia

Publisher: Rupa

Price: Rs.195.00

10. "Scarpetta"

Author: Patricia Cornwell

Publisher: Little Brown

Price: Rs.595.00

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First Published: Thursday, March 5, 2009 - 21:55

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