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Orhan Pamuk continues to dominate bestselling chart


New Delhi : Meghnad Desai’s “The Rediscovery of India” jumped two positions and dominated the non-fiction bestsellers this week while “The Museum of Innocence” by Nobel prize winner Orhan Pamuk continued to retain the No.1 position in the fiction category.

The top 10 in each category are as follows:


1. “The Rediscovery of India”

Author: Meghnad Desai

Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

Price: Rs.699.00

2. “Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India”

Author: William Dalrymple

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Price: Rs.499.00

3. “The Hindus: An Alternative History”

Author: Wendy Doniger

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.999.00

4. “The Difficulty of Being Good: On The Subtle Art of Dharma”

Author: Gurcharan Das

Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

Price: Rs.699.00

5. “Shah Jahan: The Rise and Fall of The Mughal Emperor”

Author: Fergus Nicoll

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.899.00

6. “The Arabs: A History”

Author: Eugene Rogan

Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

Price: Rs.999.00

7. “Chasing The Dragon: Will India Catch Up with China?”

Author: Mohan Guruswamy and Z.D. Singh

Publisher: Longman

Price: Rs.650.00

8. “Troubled Periphery: Crisis of India’s North East”

Author: Subir Bhaumik

Publisher: Sage Publications

Price: Rs.595.00

9. “Have a Little Faith: A True Story”

Author: Mitch Albom

Publisher: Sphere

Price: Rs.495.00

10. “The Beautiful Tree”

Author: James Tooley

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.499.00


1. “The Museum of Innocence”

Author: Orhan Pamuk

Publisher: Faber and Faber

Price: Rs.599.00

2. “The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest”

Author: Stieg Larsson

Publisher: Maclehose Press

Price: Rs.495.00

3. “Wolf Hall”

Author: Hilary Mantel

Publisher: Fourth Estate

Price: Rs.399.00

4. “The Englishman’s Cameo”

Author: Madhulika Liddle

Publisher: Hachette

Price: Rs.295.00

5. “Ford County Stories”

Author: John Grisham

Publisher: Arrow Books

Price: Rs.299.00

6. “Pirate Latitudes”

Author: Michael Crichton

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.250.00

7. “I, Alex Cross”

Author: James Patterson

Publisher: Century

Price: Rs.550.00

8. “The Five Greatest Warriors”

Author: Matthew Reilly

Publisher: Orion Books

Price: Rs.595.00

9. “True Blue”

Author: David Baldacci

Publisher: Macmillan

Price: 5.99 pounds (Rs.460)

10. “The Lost Symbol”

Author: Dan Brown

Publisher: Bantam Press

Price: Rs.699.00

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