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Pamuk's book stays atop bestseller chart

books Updated: Dec 03, 2009 12:26 IST
Highlight Story prize winning writer Orhan Pamuk's The Museum of Innocence continued to dominate the bestseller list in the fiction category this week while The Hindus: An Alternative History by Wendy Doniger jumped three positions to top the non-fiction section.

Here are the top 10 in the non-fiction and fiction categories:


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

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

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

4. The Limits of Influence: America's Role in Kashmir, Author: Howard B. Schaffer, Publisher: Penguin Viking, Price: Rs.499.00

5. India and the United States in the 21st Century: Reinventing Partnership, Author: Teresita C. Schaffer, Publisher: The CSIS Press,Price: $35.00 (Rs.1,630)

6. Have a Little Faith: A True Story, Author: Mitch Albom, Publisher: Sphere, Price: Rs.495.00

7. Making Sense of Pakistan, Author: Farzana Sbaikh, Publisher: Foundation Books, Price: Rs.695.00

8. The Rediscovery of India, Author: Meghnad Desai, Publisher: Penguin 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. Prisoner of the State: The Secret Journal of Chinese Premier, Author: Zhao Ziyang, Publisher: Simon and Schuster, Price: $20.00 (Rs.925)


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

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

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

4. Electric Feather: The Tranquebar Book of Erotic Stories, Author: Ruchir Joshi, Publisher: Tranquebar, Price: Rs.395.00

5. Ford County Stories, Author: John Grisham, Publisher: Arrow Books, Price: Rs.299.00

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

7. The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest, Author: Stieg Larsson, Publisher: Maclehose Press, Price: Rs.495.00

8. The Lost Symbol, Author: Dan Brown, Publisher: Bantam Press, Price: Rs.699.00

9. The Five Greatest Warriors, Author: Matthew Reilly, Publisher: Orion Books, Price: Rs.595.00

10. True Blue, Author: David Baldacci, Publisher: Macmillan, Price: 5.99 pounds (Rs.460)