M.J. Akbar’s book about Pakistan on top again (IANS Books)

Thursday, January 27, 2011

NEW DELHI - Indian journalist M.J. Akbar’s “Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan” and “Tender Hooks” by Pakistani writer Moni Mohsin continue to lead the non-fiction and fiction sections, respectively, of the bestseller list for the second week.

The top 10 in each category this week 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. “Civil Disobedience”

Author: L.C. Jain

Publisher: The Book Review Literary Trust

Price: Rs.395.00

5. “The Emperor of All Maladies”

Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee

Publisher: Fourth Estate

Price: Rs.499.00

6. “Women & The Weight Loss Tamasha”

Author: Rujuta Diwekar

Publisher: Westland

Price: Rs.200.00

7. “Mumbai Fables”

Author: Gyan Prakash

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.599.00

8. “How Much Should A Person Consume”

Author: Ramachandra Guha

Publisher: Hachette

Price: Rs.350.00

9. “The King’s Speech”

Author: Mark Logue & Peter Conradi

Publisher: Quercus

Price: Rs.499.00

10. “Life”

Author: Keith Richards

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson

Price: Rs.995.00


1. “Tender Hooks”

Author: Moni Mohsin

Publisher: Random House

Price: Rs.199.00

2. “Room”

Author: Emma Donoghue

Publisher: Picador

Price: Rs.499.00

3. “Freedom”

Author: Jonathan Franzen

Publisher: 4th Estate

Price: Rs.652.00

4. “The Sunset Club”

Author: Khushwant Singh

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.399.00

5. “The Palace of Illusions”

Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Publisher: Picador India

Price: Rs.395.00

6. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth”

Author: Jeff Kinney

Publisher: Puffin Books

Price: Rs.250.00

7. “The Lost Hero” (Heroes of Olympus)

Author: Rick Riordan

Publisher: Puffin

Price: Rs.399.00

8. “The Immortals of Meluha”

Author: Amish

Publisher: Tara Press

Price: Rs.295.00

9. “The Silent Monument”

Author: Shobha Nihalani

Publisher: Tara Press

Price: Rs.250.00

10. “Invitation”

Author: Shehryar Fazli

Publisher: Tranquebar

Price: Rs.495.00

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

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