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Jaswant Singh`s book on Jinnah already tops chart

The controversial book `Jinnah: India-Partition Independence` by Jaswant Singh predictably tops the non-fiction section of the bestseller list in the first week of its release.

books Updated: Aug 20, 2009 16:37 IST

The controversial book Jinnah: India-Partition Independence by Jaswant Singh predictably tops the non-fiction section of the bestseller list here in the first week of its release while Ali Sethi`s The Wish Maker: A Novel continued at the No 1 position in the fiction category for the third week in a row.
The top 10 in each section are:

Non-fiction

1. Jinnah: India-Partition Independence
Author: Jaswant Singh
Publisher: Rupa
Price: Rs.695.00

2. The Idea of Justice
Author: Amartya Sen
Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane
Price: Rs.699.00

3. Making Sense of Pakistan
Author: Farzana Shaikh
Publisher: Foundation Books
Price: Rs.695.00

4. 80 Questions To Understand India: History, Mythology and Religion
Author: Murad Ali Baig
Publisher: Tara Press
Price: Rs.395.00

5. The Secret
Author: Rhonda Byrne
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Price: $12.50 (Rs.610)

6. Curfewed Night
Author: Basharat Peer
Publisher: Random House
Price: Rs.395.00

Listening To Grass Hoppers: Field Notes on Democracy
Author: Arundhati Roy
Publisher: Penguin Books
Price: Rs.499.00

The Caged Phoenix: Can India Fly?
Author: Dipankar Gupta
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs.550.00

Imagining India: Ideas for The New Century
Author: Nandan Nilekani
Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane
Price: Rs.699.00

A Better India A Better World
Author: N.R. Narayana Murthy
Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane
Price: Rs.499.00

Fiction

1. The Wish Maker: A Novel
Author: Ali Sethi
Publisher: Penguin Books
Price: Rs.499.00

2. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Author: Stieg Larsson
Publisher: Quercsu
Price: Rs.299.00

3. Sidney Sheldon`s Mistress of the Game
Author: Tilly Bagshawe
Publisher: Harper Collins
Price: Rs.250.00

4. Secrets and Lies
Author: Jaishree Misra
Publisher: Harper Collins
Price: Rs.275.00

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

6. In Other Rooms, Other Wonders

Author: Daniyal Mueenuddin
Publisher: Random House
Price: Rs.395.00

7. The Thing Around Your Neck
Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Publisher: Fourth Estate - London
Price: Rs.299.00

8. How to Paint A Dead Man
Author: Sarah Hall
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Price: Rs.425.00

9. Swimsuit
Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Century
Price: 5.99 pounds (Rs.475)

10. Empire of The Moghul: Raiders from the North
Author: Alex Rutherford
Publisher: Headline Review
Price: Rs.495.00