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Amartya Sen, Dan Brown top bestseller list

Amartya Sen's The Idea of Justice climbed eight steps to reach the number one spot in the non-fiction section of the bestseller list, while The Lost Symbol by author Dan Brown continues to dominate the fiction category.

books Updated: Oct 09, 2009 13:16 IST

Amartya Sen's The Idea of Justice climbed eight steps to reach the number one spot in the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week while The Lost BooksSymbol by author Dan Brown continues to dominate the fiction category.

The top 10 in each section are as follows:

Non-fiction

1. The Idea of Justice, Author: Amartya Sen, Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane, Price: Rs.699.00

2. Jinnah: India, Partition, Independence, Author: Jaswant Singh, Publisher: Rupa, Price: Rs.695.00

3. Imagining India: Ideas for The New Century, Author: Nandan Nilekani, Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane, Price: Rs.699.00

4. When China Rules The World, Author: Martin Jacques, Publisher: Allen Lane, Price: Rs.699.00

5. Seeds of Terror: The Taliban, The ISI and The New Opium Wars, Author: Gretchen Peters, Publisher: Hachette, Price: Rs.495.00

6. The Alqaeda Connection, Author: Imitaz Gul, Publisher: Penguin Books, Price: Rs.499.00

7. Shah Jahan: The Rise and Fall of The Mughal Emperor, Author: Fergus Nicoll, Publisher: Penguin Viking, Price: Rs.899.00

8. Delhi Adventures in a Megacitym, Author: Sam Miller, Publisher: Penguin Viking, Price: Rs.499.00

9. Making India Work, Author: William Nanda Bissell, Publisher: Penguin Viking, Price: Rs.499.00

10. New Delhi Making of a Capital, Author: M. Singh and R. Mukherjee, Publisher: Roli Books, rice: Rs.1975.00

Fiction

1. The Lost Symbol, Author: Dan Brown, Publisher: Bantam Press, Pice: Rs.699.00

2. Summertime, Author: J.M. Coetzee, Publisher: Harvill Secker, London, Price: 8.75 pounds (Rs.673)

3. The Little Stranger, Author: Sarah Waters, Publisher: Virago, Price: Rs.550.00

4. The Children's Book, Author: A.S. Byatt, Publisher: Chatto and Windows, Price: 6.25 pounds (Rs.498)

5. Wolf Hall, Author: Hilary Mantel, Publisher: Fourth Estate, London, Price: 7.99 pounds (Rs.609)

6. Electric Feather: The Tranquebar Book of Erotic Stories, Author: Ruchir Joshi, Publisher: Tranquebar, Price: Rs.395.00

7. The Girl Who Played with Fire, Author: Stieg Larsson, Publisher: Quercus, Price: Rs.299.00

8. Arzee The Dwarf, Author: Chandrahas Choudhury, Publisher: Harper Collins, Price: Rs.325.00

9. Intervention, Author: Robin Cook, Publisher: Macmillan, Price: 5.99 pounds (Rs.452)

10. Twenties Girl, Author: Sophie Kinsella, Publisher: Bantam Press, Price: 5.99 pounds (Rs.452)