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Controversial book on Gandhi new bestseller

books Updated: Apr 14, 2011 07:49 IST

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Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle

with India by Joseph Lelyveld - that created quite a storm in India - is the new bestseller on the non-fiction list. Jeffrey Archer's

Only Time Will Tell

continues to rule the fiction charts.

The top 10 in each category this week are:


1. Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India

Author: Joseph Lelyveld

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.699

2. Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan

Author: M.J. Akbar

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.499

3. India Calling

Author: Anand Giridharadas

Publisher: Fourth Estate

Price: Rs.499

4. India: A Portrait

Author: Patrick French

Publisher: Penguin Books

Price: Rs.699

5. Makers of Modern India

Author: Ramachandra Guha

Publisher: Penguin/Viking

Price: Rs.799

6. A History of the World In 100 Objects

Author: Neil Macgregor

Publisher: Penguin Books

Price: Rs.999

7. Matters of Discretion - An Autobiography

Author: I.K. Gujral

Publisher: Hay House

Price: Rs.795

8. The Emperor of All Maladies

Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee

Publisher: Fourth Estate

Price: Rs.499

9. 80 Questions to Understand India

Author: Murad Ali Baig

Publisher: Tara Press

Price: Rs.395

10. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

Author: Amy Chua

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Price: Rs.450


1. Only Time Will Tell

Author: Jeffrey Archer

Publisher: PAN

Price: Rs.325

2.The Collaborator

Author: Mirza Waheed

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.499


Author: Manju Kapur

Publisher: Random House

Price: Rs.450

4. Tender Hooks

Author: Moni Mohsin

Publisher: Random House

Price: Rs.199

5. The Sly Company of People who Care

Author: Rahul Bhattacharya

Publisher: Picador

Price: Rs.495

6. Shadow Princess

Author: Indu Sundaresan

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.399

7. The Immortals of Meluha

Author: Amish

Publisher: Westland

Price: Rs.295

8. Silent Monument

Author: Shobha Nihalani

Publisher: Tara

Price: Rs.250

9. The Palace of Illusions

Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Publisher: Picador

Price: Rs.395

10. Benaami

Author: Anish Sarkar

Publisher: Amaryllis

Price: Rs.250

(Source: Bahri Sons, New Delhi,

All the books listed above are available online)