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Archer overtakes Jhumpa Lahiri

British writer Jeffrey Archer has overtaken desi writer Jhumpa Lahiri on the top-selling fiction list this week.

books Updated: Jun 06, 2008 16:54 IST

British writer Jeffrey Archer has overtaken desi writer Jhumpa Lahiri on the top-selling fiction list this week, while Rhonda Byrne still outsells everyone in the non-fiction category with The Secret.

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

Non-Fiction

1. The Secret
Author: Rhonda Byrne
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Price: Rs.550.00

2. Crossed Swords: Pakistan Its Army, and the Wars Within
Author: Shuja Nawaz
Publisher: Oxford
Price: Rs.695.00

3. Eat, Pray, Love
Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Price: Rs.395.00

4. Rivals: How The Power Struggle Between China, India and Japan..
Author: Bill Emmott
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price: Rs.695.00

5. Cold Steel: Lakshmi Mittal and the Multi-Billion-Dollar Battle for a Global Empire
Author: Tim Bouquet & Byron Ousey
Publisher: Little Brown
Price: Rs.650.00

6. Superstar India
Author: Shobhaa De
Publisher: Penguin Books
Price: Rs.350.00

7. India's New Capitalists
Author: Harish Damodaran
Publisher: Permanent Black
Price: Rs.695.00

8. Billions of Entrepreneurs
Author: Tarun Khanna
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs.595.00

9. Smoke and Mirrors: An experience of China
Author: Pallavi Aiyar
Publisher: 4th Estate
Price: Rs.395.00

10. India: The Emerging Giant
Author: Arvind Panagariya
Publisher: Oxford
Price: Rs.695.00

Fiction:

1. A Prisoner of Birth
Author: Jeffrey Archer
Publisher: Pan Books
Price: Rs.550.00

2. Unaccustomed Earth
Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
Publisher: Random House
Price: Rs.450.00

3. The 3 Mistakes Of My Life
Author: Chetan Bhagat
Publisher: Rupa & Co.
Price: Rs.95.00

4. Brida
Author: Paulo Coelho
Publisher: Harper Collins
Price: Rs.295.00

5. The Appeal
Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Arrow Books
Price: Rs.250

6. Devil May Care
Author: Sebastian Faulks
Publisher: Penguin 007
Price: Rs.395.00

7. The Palace Of Illusions
Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Publisher: Picador India
Price: Rs.495.00

8. The Enchantress of Florence
Author: Salman Rushdie
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Price: Rs.595.00

9. The Brief Wondrous Of Oscar Wao
Author: Junot Diaz
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Price: Rs.495.00

10. The White Tiger
Author: Aravind Adiga
Publisher: Harper Collins
Price: Rs.395.00

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