Ramachandra Guha rules the non-fiction chart with two books (IANS Books)

Thursday, December 9, 2010

NEW DELHI - Historian Ramachandra Guha dominates the non-fiction list this week with his “Makers of Modern India” and “How Much Should A Person Consume” the top two sellers of the week. Khushwant Singh’s “The Sunset Club” is number one in the fiction list.

The top 10 in each category are:


1. “Makers of Modern India”

Author: Ramachandra Guha

Publisher: Penguin/Viking

Price: Rs.799.00

2. “How Much Should A Person Consume”

Author: Ramachandra Guha

Publisher: Hachette

Price: Rs.350.00

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. “Arming Without Aiming”

Author: Stephen P. Cohen And Sunil Dasgupta

Publisher: Penguin Book

Price: Rs.499.00

5. “Obama’s Wars: The Inside Story”

Author: Bob Woodward

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Price: Rs.972.00

6. “An Illustrated retelling of the Mahabharata”

Author: Devdutt Pattanaikk

Publisher: Penguin India

Price: Rs.499.00

7. “Decision Points”

Author: George W. Bush

Publisher: Virgin Publishing

Price: Rs.999.00

8. “Finding Delhi”

Author: Bharati Chaturvedi

Publisher: Penguin

Price: Rs.350.00

9. “The Power - the Secret”

Author: Rhonda Byrne

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Price: $14.75 (Rs.665)

10. “MI6: The History of the Secret Intelligence Service”

Author: Keith Jeffery

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Price: Rs.799.00


1. “The Sunset Club”

Author: Khushwant Singh

Publisher: Penguin viking

Price: Rs.399.00

2. “The Confession”

Author: John Grisham

Publisher: Arrow Books

Price: Rs.299.00

3. “Luka and the Fire of Life”

Author: Salman Rushdie

Publisher: Jonathan Cape

Price: Rs.499.00

4. “Cross Fire”

Author: James Patterson

Publisher: Century books

Price: Rs.550.00

5. “Room”

Author: Emma Donoghue

Publisher: Picador

Price: Rs.499.00

6. “Shadow Princess”

Author: Indu Sunderesan

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.399.00

7. “The Immortals of Meluha”

Author: Amish Tripathi

Publisher: Westland

Price: Rs.295.00

8. “The Slayer of Kamsa”

Author: Ashok Banker

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.250.00

9. “Serious Men”

Author: Manu Joseph

Publisher: 4th Estate

Price: Rs.499.00

10. “Battle For Bittora”

Author: Anuja Chauhan

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.299.00

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

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