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Gurcharan Das' book bounces back to No.1

books Updated: Apr 01, 2010 12:37 IST

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gurucharan dasThe Difficulty of Being Good by Gurcharan Das climbs six steps to reach the number one position in the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week while Aatish Taseer's The Temple-Goers tops the fiction category.

The top 10 in each category are:


1. The Difficulty of Being Good: On the Subtle Art of Dharma, Author: Gurcharan Das, Publisher: Penguin/Allen Lane, Price: Rs.699.00

2. Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India, Author: William Dalrymple, Publisher: Bloomsbury, Price: Rs.499.00

3. Becoming Indian, Author: Pavan K. Varma, Publisher: Penguin/Allen Lane, Price: Rs.499.00

4. The Last Sunset, Author: Amarinder Singh, Publisher: Roli Books, Price: Rs.695.00

5. Victoria and Abdul, Author: Shrabani Basu, Publisher: Rupa & Co, Price: Rs.395.00

6. Nixon, Indira and India, Author: Kalyani Shankar, Publisher: Macmillan, Price: Rs.445.00

7. Committed, Author: Elizabeth Gilbert, Publisher: Bloomsbury, Price: Rs.499.00

8. The British, The Bandits and The Bordermen, Author: P.V. Rajgopal, Publisher: Wisdom Tree, Price: Rs. 495.00

9. On the Brink, Author: Hank Paulson, Publisher: Headline, Price: Rs.599.00

10. Raja Ravi Verma: Painter of Colonial India, Author: Rupika Chawla, Publisher: Mapin, Price: Rs.3,950.00


1. The Temple-Goers, Author: Aatish Taseer, Publisher: Picador, Price: Rs.495.00

2. The Immortals of Meluha, Author: Amish Tripathi, Publisher: Tara Press, Price: Rs.295.00

3. 2 States: The Story of My Marriage, Author: Chetan Bhagat, Publisher: Rupa, Price: Rs.95.00

4. The Palace of Illusions, Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Publisher: Picador, Price: Rs.395.00

5. The Museum Of Innocence, Author: Orhan Pamuk, Publisher: Faber And Faber, Price: Rs.599.00

6. The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets' Nest, Author: Stieg Larsson, Publisher: Quercus, Price: Rs.495.00

7. Way to Go, Author: Upamanyu Chatterjee, Publisher: Hamish Hamilton/Penguin, Price: Rs.499

8. True Blue, Author: David Baldacci, Publisher: Macmillan, Price: Rs.460.00

9. Worst Case, Author: James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge, Publisher: Century, Price: Rs.550.00

10. Solar, Author: Ian McEwan, Publisher: Jonathan Cape, Price: Rs.550.00