Salman Rushdie tops author’s list

Updated: Oct 28, 2010, 13:16 PM IST

New Delhi: Pulitzer winning journalist Bob Woodward`s ‘Obama`s Wars’ tops the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week while ‘Luka and the Fire of Life’ by Salman Rushdie dominates fiction.

The top 10 in each section are:


1. ‘Obama`s Wars’
Author: Bob Woodward
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Price: Rs.972.00

2. ‘MI6: The History of the Secret Intelligence Service’
Author: Keith Jeffery
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Price: Rs.799.00

3. ‘Granta: The Magazine of New Writing Pakistan’
Author: Compilation by various Pakistani writers
Publisher: Granta Publishing
Price: Rs.599.00

4. ‘First Draft’
Author: BG Verghese
Publisher: Tranquebar
Price: Rs.695.00

5. ‘Tony Blair: A Journey’
Author: Tony Blair
Publisher: Hutchinson
Price: Rs.999.00

6. ‘The Delhi Walla Series: Three Titles’
Author: Mayank Austen Soofi
Publisher: Collins
Price: Rs.199.00 Each Title

7. ‘Besieged: Voices from Delhi 1857’
Author: Mahmood Farooqui
Publisher: Penguin
Price: Rs.699.00

8. ‘Finding Delhi’
Author: Bharati Chaturvedi
Publisher: Penguin/Viking
Price: Rs.350.00

9. ‘Ambani & Sons’
Author: Hamish McDonald
Publisher: Roli Books
Price: Rs.395.00

10. ‘Churchill`s Secret War’
Author: Madhusree Mukerjee
Publisher: Tranquebar
Price: Rs.495.00


1. ‘Luka and the Fire of Life’
Author: Salman Rushdie
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Price: Rs.499.00

2. ‘Freedom’
Author: Jonathan Franzen
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Price: Rs.694.00

3. ‘Room’
Author: Emma Donoghue
Publisher: Picador
Price: Rs.499.00

4. ‘After Taste’
Author: Namita Devidayal
Publisher: Random House
Price: Rs.399.00

5. ‘Worth Dying For’
Author: Lee Child
Publisher: Bantam Press
Price: Rs.550.00

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

7. ‘Revolution Highway’
Author: Dilip Simeon
Publisher: Penguin Books
Price: Rs.299.00

8. ‘Fall of Giants’
Author: Ken Follett
Publisher: Penguin Books
Price: Rs.350.00

9. ‘The Cobra’
Author: Frederick Forsyth
Publisher: Corgi Books
Price: Rs.299.00

10. ‘The Emissary’
Author: Aniruddha Bahal
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Price: Rs.699.00