Here’s the HT-Nielsen Top 10 list for this week.(Shutterstock)
Here’s the HT-Nielsen Top 10 list for this week.(Shutterstock)

HT-Nielsen Top 10 list: Amish’s Sita leads, Ravinder Singh new entrant on fiction list

Here’s your weekly digest of the best-selling fiction, non-fiction and children’s books.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2017 08:23 AM IST

While Amish Tripathi’s Sita’s is back to the number one spot on the HT-Nielsen best-seller list for fiction, Chetan Bhagat’s One Indian Girl has climbed to the second position, followed by Durjoy Datta’s The Boy Who Loved and Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of Utmost Happiness. Ravinder Singh’s This Love That Feels Right and Amish’s The Oath of the Vayuputras are new entrants to the fiction list for this week.

In the nonfiction category, Sudha Murty’s new book Three Thousand Stitches: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives has moved up to the top spot. Sadhguru’s Inner Engineering is at number two, and Think and Grow Rich by Napolean Hill at number three. Dr Joseph Murphy’s The Power of Your Subconscious Mind, which held the first position for many weeks, is now at number four, followed by APJ Abdul Kalam’s autobiography Wings of Fire.

Not much has changed in the list of best-selling children’s books by international publishers. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child rules the list, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is at number two, followed by Sudha Murty’s Grandma’s Bag of Stories and Jeff Kinney’s latest Wimpy Kid offering, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down. Another Potter book, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, is at number five.

The line-up in the best-selling children’s books in Indian publishing category remains the same, only the positions have changed from last week. Timeless Tales from Panchatantra is at top, Rungeen Singh’s The Best of Tenali Raman at number two, followed by Ruskin Bond’s Great Stories for Children, his book The Blue Umbrella and The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

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