Ramachandra Guha tops best seller list

Updated: Nov 04, 2010, 10:16 AM IST

New Delhi: 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

IANS

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