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Meghnad Desai, Chetan Bhagat top authors

Meghnad Desai's The Rediscovery of India regained the No.1 spot in the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week while 2 States: The Story of My Marriage by Chetan Bhagat dominated the fiction category.

books Updated: Jan 14, 2010 12:34 IST

Chetan BhagatMeghnad Desai's The Rediscovery of India climbed two positions to regain the No.1 spot in the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week while 2 States: The Story of My Marriage by Chetan Bhagat dominated the fiction category.

The top 10 in each category are:

Non-fiction

1. The Rediscovery of India, Author: Meghnad Desai, Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane, Price: Rs.699.00

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

3. Super Freakonomics, Author Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, Publisher:Penguin Allen Lane, Price: Rs.399.00

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

5. The Hindus: An Alternative History, Author: Wendy Doniger, Publisher: Penguin Viking, Price: Rs.999.00

6. India and The United States in the 21st Century: Reinventing Partnership, Author: Teresita C. Schaffer, Publisher: CSIS, Price: $35.00 (Rs.1,593)

7. Chasing The Dragon: Will India Catch up with China?, Author: Mohan Guruswamy, Publisher: Pearson, Price: Rs.650.00

8. Too Big To Fail: Inside The Battle to Save Wall Street, Author: Andrew Ross Sorkin, Publisher: Allen Lane, Price: Rs.699.00

9. Shah Jahan: The Rise and Fall of the Mughal Emperor, Author: Fergus Nicoll, Publisher: Penguin Viking, Price: Rs.899.00

10. The Arabs: A History, Author: Eugene Rogan, Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane, Price: Rs.999.00

Fiction

1. 2 States: The Story of My Marriage, Author: Chetan Bhagat, Publisher: Rupa, Price: Rs.95.00

2. The Museum of Innocence, Author: Orhan Pamuk, Publisher: Faber and Faber, Price: Rs.599.00

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

4. The Girl Who Played with Fire, Author: Stieg Larsson, Publisher: Quercus, Price: Rs.299.00

5. The Girl With Dragon Tattoo, Author: Stieg Larsson, Publisher: Quercus, Price: Rs.299.00

6. Wolf Hall, Author: Hilary Mantel, Publisher: Fourth Estate, Price: Rs.399.00

7. The Case of The Missing Servant, Author: Tarquin Hall, Publisher: Hutchinson, London, Price: Rs.525.00

8. Lustrum: Blinded by Ambition, Seduced by Power, Destroyed by Rome, Author: Robert Harris, Publisher: Hutchinson, Price: Rs.550.00

9. Last Night in Twisted River, Author: John Irving, Publisher: Bloomsbury, Price: Rs.799.00

10. The Original of Laura: A Novel in Fragments, Author: Vladimin Nabokov, Publisher: Penguin Classic, Price: Rs.699.00