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Top bestselling authors this week

books Updated: Nov 28, 2009 10:14 IST
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Orhan PamukNobel Prize winning writer Orhan Pamuk's The Museum of Innocence tops the fiction list this week while Meghnad Desai's The Rediscovery of India leads the books in the non-fiction bestsellers.

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


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

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

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

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

7. Making India Work, Author: William Nanda Bissell, Publisher: Penguin Viking, Price: Rs.499.00

8. India and the United States in the 21st Century: Reinventing Partnership, Author: Teresita C. Schaffer, Publisher: The CSIS Press, Price: $35.00 (Rs.1,631)

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

10. Looking East To Look West: Lee Kuan Yew's Mission India, Author: Sunanda K. Datta-Ray, Publisher: Penguin Viking, Price: Rs.499.00


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

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

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

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

5. 2 States: The Story of My Marriage, Author: Chetan Bhagat, Publisher: Rupa, Price: Rs.95.00

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

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

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

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

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