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Dan Brown’s Origin claims top spot on fiction list: HT-Nielsen Top 10

Here’s your weekly digest of the best-selling fiction, non-fiction and children’s books.

books Updated: Dec 16, 2017 09:12 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Books,Bestselling books,Fiction
Here’s the HT-Nielsen Top 10 list for this week.(Shutterstock)

Dan Brown’s Origin managed to claim the top spot in this week’s bestselling fiction list. Chetan Bhagat’s One Indian Girl now holds second place, while Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist retains its spot at number three. Durjoy Datta’s The Boy With a Broken Heart, which topped the list last week, is now at number four. Amish’s Sita is fifth on the list.

Top - 10 Fiction Titles
  • Origin: (Robert Langdon Book 5),
    Dan Brown
  • One Indian Girl,
    Chetan Bhagat
  • The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
  • The Boy with a Broken Heart, Durjoy Dutta
  • Sita: The Warrior of Mithila,
    Amish Tripathi
  • Tell Tale, Jeffrey Archer
  • The Boy Who Loved, Durjoy Datta
  • Everyone Has a Story, Savi Sharma
  • The Rooster Bar, John Grisham
  • The Secret of the Nagas, Amish Tripathi
Top-10 Non-Fiction Trade Titles
  • The Power of your Subconscious Mind, Dr Joseph Murphy
  • Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill
  • I Do What I Do, Raghuram G. Rajan
  • Inside Parliament: Views from the Front Row, Derek O’Brien
  • The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari, Robin S.Sharma
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Yuval Noah Harari
  • The Secret, Rhonda Byrne
  • Inner Engineering: A Yogi’s Guide to Joy, Sadhguru
  • The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing, Benjamin Graham
  • Wings of Fire:An Autobiography, Arun Tiwari & Abul Kalam

Dr Joseph Murphy’s The Power of Your Subconscious Mind moves up the ranks from number two to number one in the non-fiction category this week. Napolean Hill’s Think and Grow Rich and Raghuram Rajan’s I Do What I do stand at second and third position respectively. Last week’s number one, Derek O’Brien’s Inside Parliament, is now fourth on the list.

On the list of bestselling children’s books by international publishers, Jeff Kinney’s new Wimpy Kid book, The Getaway continues its streak and is at the top. Second on the list is JK Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two (Special Rehearsal Edition), while third is John Green’s Turtles All The Way Down.

Top-5 Children, Young Adult & Educational Titles- International Publisher
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway (Book 12)
  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts I & II, J.K. Rowling
  • Turtles All the Way Down, John Green
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, J.K. Rowling
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling
Top-5 Children, Young Adult & Educational Titles- Indian Publisher
  • 365 Bedtime Stories
  • Timeless Tales from Panchatantra, Om Books
  • Great Stories for Children, Ruskin Bond
  • 365 Pancharantra Stories
  • The Best of Jataka Tales, Rungeen Singh

Last week’s number three, 365 Bedtime Stories, is now number one on the list of best-selling children’s books in Indian publishing. Timeless Tales from Panchatantra and Great Stories for Children feature second and third on the list, while 365 Pancharantra Stories is on number four.

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First Published: Dec 16, 2017 09:12 IST

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