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The Palace of Illusions tops bestseller list

The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni climbed to the No.1 position in the fiction category of the bestseller list while Meghnad Desai's The Rediscovery of India continued to dominate the non-fiction section.

books Updated: Jan 25, 2010 09:34 IST
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The Palace of IllusionsThe Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni climbed to the No.1 position in the fiction category of the bestseller list while Meghnad Desai's The Rediscovery of India continued to dominate the non-fiction section.

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

3. Yours Sincerely, Author: K. Natwar Singh, Publisher: Rupa, Price: Rs.395.00

4. The Difficulty of Being God: On The Subtle art of Dharma, Author: Gurcharan Das, Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane, Price: Rs.699.00

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

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

7. What The Dog Saw and other adventures, Author: Malcolm Gladwell, Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane, Price: Rs.599.00

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

9. The Defence of The Realm: The Authorized History of MI5, Author: Christopher Andrew, Publisher: Allen Lane, Price: Rs.899.00

10. A Tale of Two Revolts: India 1857 and the American Civil War, Author: Rajmohan Gandhi, Publisher: Penguin Viking, Price: Rs.599.00

Fiction

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

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

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

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

5. Her Fearful Symmetry, Author: Audrey Niffenegger, Publisher: Jonathan Cape, Price: Rs.525.00

6. Kal, Aaj Aur Kal, Author: Cyrus Broacha, Publisher: Random House, Price: Rs.195.00

7. The Confession of Sultana Daku, Author: Sujit Saraf, Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, Price: Rs.399.00

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