Ramachandra Guha’s book third time lucky on charts (IANS Books)

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

NEW DELHI - Historian Ramachandra Guha’s “Makers of Modern India” and “The Finkler Question” by Howard Jacobson have topped the non-fiction and fiction sections of the bestseller list respectively for the third straight week.

The top 10 in each category are:


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. “From XL to XS - a fitness guru’s guide to changing your body”

Author: Payal Gidwani Tiwari

Publisher: Random House India

Price: Rs. 199.00

4. “India and the United States in the 21st Century: Reinventing Partnership”

Author: Teresita C. Schaffer

Publisher: India Research Press

Price: Rs.595.00

5. “The Grand Design”

Author: Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow

Publisher: Bantam Press

Price: Rs.599.00

6. “Arming Without Aiming”

Author: Stephen Cohen and Sunil Dasgupta

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.499

7. “The Absent State”

Author: Neelesh Misra & Rahul Pandita

Publisher: Hachette India

Price: Rs.495.00

8. “The F word”

Author: Mita Kapur

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.599.00

9. “Granta: The Magazine of New Writing Pakistan”

Author: Compilation by various Pakistani writers

Publisher: Granta Publishing

Price: Rs.599.00

10. “Tony Blair: A Journey”

Author: Tony Blair

Publisher: Hutchinson

Price: Rs.999.00


1. “The Finkler Question”

Author: Howard Jacobson

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Price: Rs.499.00

2. “Our Kind Of Traitor”

Author: John Le Carre

Publisher: Penguin

Price: Rs.299.00

3. “The Confession”

Author: John Grisham

Publisher: Arrow Books

Price: Rs.299.00

4. “Battle for Bittora”

Author: Anuja Chauhan

Publisher: Harper Collins India

Price: Rs.299.00

5. “The Immortals of Meluha”

Author: Amish

Publisher: Westland

Price: Rs.295.00

6. “Baritmaeus”

Author: Jonathan Stroud

Publisher: Doubleday

Price: Rs.550.00

7. “Luka and the Fire of Life”

Author: Salman Rushdie

Publisher: Jonathan Cape

Price: Rs.499.00

8. “Revolution Highway”

Author: Dilip Simeon

Publisher: Penguin

Price: Rs.299

9. “Serious Men”

Author: Manu Joseph

Publisher: 4th Estate

Price: Rs.499.00

10. “Shadow Princess”

Author: Indu Sundaresan

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.399.00

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

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