M.J. Akbar’s book tops bestseller list for fifth time (IANS Books)

Thursday, February 17, 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 top for the fifth week the non-fiction and fiction charts, respectively, of the bestseller list.

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. “How Much Should A Person Consume?”

Author: Ramachandra Guha

Publisher: Hachette

Price: Rs.350.00

5. “The Emperor of All Maladies”

Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee

Publisher: Fourth Estate

Price: Rs.499.00

6. “India Calling”

Author: Anand Giridharadas

Publisher: Fourth Estate

Price: Rs.499.00

7. “A History of the World In 100 Objects”

Author: Neil Macgregor

Publisher: Penguin Books

Price: Rs.899.00

8. “Ambani & Sons”

Author: Hamish McDonalds

Publisher: Roli books

Price: Rs.395.00

9. “India and The United States in The 21st Century”

Author: Teresita C. Schaffer

Publisher: India Research Press

Price: Rs.595.00

10. “80 Questions to Understand India”

Author: Murad Ali Baig

Publisher: Tara Press

Price: Rs.395.00


1. “Tender Hooks”

Author: Moni Mohsin

Publisher: Random House

Price: Rs.199..00

2. “Home Boy”

Author: H.M. Naqvi

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.250.00

3. “The Silent Monument”

Author: Shobha Nihalani

Publisher: Tara Press

Price: Rs 250.00

4. “The Sunset Club”

Author: Khushwant Singh

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.399.0

5. “Freedom”

Author: Jonathan Franzen

Publisher: 4th Estate

Price: Rs.650.00

6. “The Lion”

Author: Nelson Demille

Publisher: Sphere

Price: Rs.550.00

7. “American Assassin”

Author: Vince Flynn

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Price: Rs.550.00

8. “Memsahibs Chronicles”

Author: Suchita Malik

Publisher: Rupa

Price: Rs.295.00

9. “The Immortals of Meluha”

Author: Amish

Publisher: Westland

Price: Rs.295.00

10. “The Collaborator”

Author: Mirza Waheed

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.499.00

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

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