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HT-Nielsen Top 10: Dan Brown’s Origin tops bestselling fiction list

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

books Updated: Oct 14, 2017 10:39 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Here’s the HT-Nielsen Top 10 list for this week.
Here’s the HT-Nielsen Top 10 list for this week.

Dan Brown’s fifth Robert Langdon adventure Origin has displaced the ruling champion Sita: Warrior of Mithila by Amish Tripathi from the top spot on the list of bestselling fiction this week.

Amish’s Sita is at number two, followed by Chetan Bhagat’s One Indian Girl, Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist, and Savi Sharma’s Everyone Has a Story. Sanil Sachar’s Rebound is a new entrant to this list at number nine.

Top - 10 Fiction Titles
  • Origin: (Robert Langdon Book 5),
    Dan Brown
  • Sita: The Warrior of Mithila,
    Amish Tripathi
  • One Indian Girl,
    Chetan Bhagat
  • The Alchemist,
    Paulo Coelho
  • Everyone Has a Story,
    Savi Sharma
  • Scion of Ikshvaku,
    Amish Tripathi
  • This is Not Your Story,
    Savi Sharma
  • The Boy Who Loved, Durjoy Datta
  • Rebound, Sanil Sachar
  • The Ministry of Utmost Happiness,
    Arundhati Roy
Top-10 Non-Fiction Trade Titles
  • Think and Grow Rich,
    Napoleon Hill
  • The Power of your Subconscious Mind, Dr Joseph Murphy
  • I Do What I Do, Raghuram G. Rajan
  • Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft’s Soul and Imagine a Bet, Satya Nadella
  • The Sun and Her Flowers, Rupi Kaur
  • Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert T Kiyosaki
  • How To Win Friends & Influence People, Dale Carnegie
  • The Intelligent Investor:The Definitive Book on Value Investing, Benjamin Graham
  • Inner Engineering: A Yogi’s Guide to Joy,
  • The Secret,
    Rhonda Byrne

In the non-fiction category, Napolean Hill’s Think and Grow Rich has climbed to the top spot, followed by Dr Joseph Murphy’s The Power of Your Subconscious Mind. Raghuram Rajan’s I Do What I Do is at number three. Satya Nadella’s Hit Refresh is at number four, followed by new entrant Rupi Kaur’s newest poetry collection The Sun and Her Flowers. Benjamin Graham’s Intelligent Investor is another new entrant at number eight.

The Harry Potter Empire is finally on the decline in the list of best-selling children’s books by international publishers. Rick Riordan’s Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead is at number one, followed by Terribly Tiny Tales and Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Peppa Pig: Little Library is at number four and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets at number five.

Top-5 Children, Young Adult & Educational Titles- International Publisher
  • Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead (Book 3), Rick Riordan
  • Terribly Tiny Tales
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, J.K. Rowling
  • Peppa Pig: Little Library
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling
Top-5 Children, Young Adult & Educational Titles- Indian Publisher
  • The Best of Tenali Raman,
    Rungeen Singh
  • The Best of Panchatantra, Rungeen Singh
  • Great Stories for Children, Ruskin Bond
  • Timeless Tales from Panchatantra
  • 365 Bedtime Stories

The first two slots on the list of best-selling children’s books in Indian publishing are taken by The Best of Tenali Raman and The Best of Panchatantra by Rungeen Singh. Ruskin Bond’s Great Stories for Children is at the third spot, followed by Timeless Tales from Panchatantra and 365 Bedtime Stories.

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First Published: Oct 14, 2017 10:39 IST

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