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Delhi picks Ahmed Rashid, Aravind Adiga

books Updated: Sep 18, 2008 15:45 IST

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Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid's Descent Into Chaos rules the non-fiction list this week while the Booker Prize shortlisted The White Tiger by debutant Aravind Adiga is a hit with fiction readers.

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

Non- Fiction

1. Descent Into Chaos
Author: Ahmed Rashid
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price: Rs.495.00

2. Aids Sutra: Untold Stories from India
Author: Various
Publisher: Random House
Price: Rs.395.00

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

4. Hot, Flat and Crowded
Author: Thomas L. Friedman
Publisher: Allen Lane
Price: Rs.595.00

5. The Post-American World
Author: Fareed Zakaria
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs.499.00

6. The Spoils of Partition : Bengal and India, 1947-1967
Author: Joya Chatterji
Publisher: Cambridge
Price: Rs.795.00

7. A History of Ancient and Early Medieval India
Author: Upinder Singh
Publisher: Pearson Longman
Price: Rs.3500.00

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

9. Fifty Years of Reporting South Asia
Author: John Elliott, Bernard Imhasly, Simon Denyer
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs.695.00

10. Empires of the Indus: The Story of a River
Author: Alice Albinia
Publisher: John Murray
Price: Rs.550.00


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

2. Sea of Poppies
Author: Amitav Ghosh
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs 599.00

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

4. A Case of Exploding Mangoes
Author: Mohammed Hanif
Publisher: Random House, India
Price: Rs.395.00

5. Breaking Dawn
Author: Stephenie Meyer
Publisher: Atom Books
Price: Rs 550.00

6. The Immigrant
Author: Manju Kapur
Publisher: Random House India
Price: Rs 395.00

7. Almost Single
Author: Advaita Kala
Publisher: Harper Collins
Price: Rs.195.00

8. Chasing Harry Winston
Author: Lauren Weisberger
Publisher: Harper
Price: Rs.195.00

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

10. The Zoya Factor
Author: Anuja Chauhan
Publisher: Harper Collins
Price: Rs.295.00

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