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Amitav Ghosh tops fiction charts again

books Updated: Jul 07, 2011 12:42 IST

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Amitav Ghosh continues to rule the fiction category with his sequel River of Smoke while Henry Kissinger's On China is the bestseller in the non-fiction list this week.


1. On China

Author: Henry Kissinger

Publisher: Allen Lane

Price: Rs.899

2. Poor Economics

Author : Abhijit Banerjee & Esther Duflo

Publisher: Random House

Price: Rs.499

3. His Majesty's Opponent: Subhas Chandra Bose

Author: Sugata Bose

Publisher: Penguin Books

Price: Rs.699

4. Deadly Embrace

Author: Bruce Riedel

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.499

5. Does the Elephant Dance?

Author: David Malone

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Price: Rs.695

6. The Emperor of All Maladies

Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee

Publisher: Fourth Estate

Price: Rs.499

7. Inside Al-Qaeda and the Taliban

Author: Syed Saleem Shahzad

Publisher: Pluto

Price: Rs.1,295

8. The Origins of Political Order

Author: Francis Fukuyama

Publisher: Profile Books

Price: Rs.1,942

9. A Constitutional History of Jammu and Kashmir

Author: A.G. Noorani

Publisher: Oxford

Price: Rs.850

10. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

Author: Amy Chua

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Price: Rs.450


1. River of Smoke

Author: Amitav Ghosh

Publisher: Penguin

Price: Rs.699

2. Last Man in Tower

Author: Aravind Adiga

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.699

3. The Emperor's Writings

Author: Dirk Collier

Publisher: Amaryllis

Price: Rs.695

4. Empire of the Mughals: Ruler of the World

Author: Alex Rutherford

Publisher: Headline

Price: Rs.495

5. Those in Peril

Author: Wilbur Smith

Publisher: Pan

Price: Rs.325

6. Only Time Will Tell

Author: Jeffrey Archer

Publisher: PAN

Price: Rs. 325

7. The Abduction

Author: John Grisham

Publisher: Hodder

Price: Rs.225

8. Private London

Author: James Patterson

Publisher: Century

Price: Rs.550

9. Chanakya's Chant

Author: Ashwin Sanghi

Publisher: Westland

Price: Rs.195

10. "The Good Muslim"

Author: Tahmima Anam

Publisher: Penguin

Price: Rs.499

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