Nandan Nilekani, Aravind Adiga still top bestseller lists


New Delhi : Corporate honcho Nandan Nilekani’s “Imagining India” continues to dominate non-fiction this week, as does Aravind Adiga in the fiction category of bestsellers.

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The top 10 in the non-fiction and fiction lists are:


1. “Imagining India: Ideas for the new century”
Author: Nandan Nilekani
Publisher: Penguin/Allen Lane
Price: Rs.699.00

2. “Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why the World Needs a Green Revolution – and How…”
Author: Thomas L. Friedman
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price: Rs.595.00

3. “Nehru: A Contemporary’s Estimate”
Author: Walter Crocker
Publisher: Random House
Price: Rs.250.00

4. “The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power”
Author: Tariq Ali
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Price: $13.75

5. “The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World”
Author: Niall Ferguson
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price: Rs.399.00

6. “Descent into Chaos: How the War Against Islamic Extremism Is Being Lost in Pakistan”
Author: Ahmed Rashid
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price: Rs.495.00

7. “Empires Of The Indus: The Story of a River”
Author: Alice Albinia
Publisher: John Murray
Price: Rs.550.00

8. “The Post American World”
Author: Fareed Zakaria
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs.499.00

9. “The Conscience of a Liberal: Reclaiming America from the Right”
Author: Paul Krugman
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price: £15.00

10. “What Next?: Surviving the Twenty-first Century”
Author: Chris Patten
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price: Rs.795.00


1. “The White Tiger”
Author: Aravind Adiga
Publisher: Harper Collins
Price: Rs.395.00

2. “The Diary of a Social Butterfly”
Author: Moni Mohsin
Publisher: Random House
Price: Rs.195.00

3. “Between The Assassinations”
Author: Aravind Adiga
Publisher: Picador India
Price: Rs.295.00

4. “Karnak Cafe”
Author: Naguib Mahfouz
Publisher: Tara Press
Price: Rs.295.00

5. “Unaccustomed Earth”
Jhumpa Lahiri
Publisher: Random House
Price: Rs.450.00

6. “The Palace of Illusions”
Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Publisher: Picador India
Price: Rs.495.00

7. “Sea of Poppies”
Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs.599.00

8. “The Wasted Vigil”
Author: Nadeem Aslam
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Price: Rs 599.00

9. “A Mercy”
Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Price: £5.99

10. “Silks”
Author: Dick Francis and Felix Francis
Publisher: Penguin/Michael Joseph
Price: Rs.395.00

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