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HT-Nielsen Top 10 list: Arshia Sattar, Sudha Murty new entrants in children’s category

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

books Updated: Jul 22, 2017 10:31 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
The Boy Who Loved,Durjoy Datta,The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
Here’s the HT-Nielsen Top 10 list for this week.(Shutterstock)

Savi Sharma’s This is Not Your Story is a new entrant in the best-selling fiction category, while Amish’s Sita – Warrior of Mithila and Durjoy Datta’s The Boy Who Loved continue to hold on to the top spots, respectively. Amish Tripathi’s bestselling Scion of Ikshvaku (2015) has pushed Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of Utmost Happiness to the fourth position. Paulo Coelho’s 1993 book The Alchemist is at number five, followed by Chetan Bhagat’s One Indian Girl.

Top - 10 Fiction Titles
  • Sita: The Warrior of Mithila, Amish Tripathi
  • The Boy Who Loved, Durjoy Datta
  • Scion of Ikshvaku, Amish Tripathi
  • The Ministry of Utmost Happiness,
    Arundhati Roy
  • The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
  • One Indian Girl, Chetan Bhagat
  • The Immortals of Meluha, Amish Tripathi
  • The Rise of Sivagami, Baahubali: Before the Beginning, Anand Neelakantan
  • In The Name of God, Ravi Subramanian
  • This Is Not Your Story, Savi Sharma
Top-10 Non-Fiction Trade Titles
  • The Power of Your Subconscious Mind, Dr Joseph Murphy
  • Pregnancy Notes: Before, During and After, Rujuta Diwekar
  • Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill
  • Inner Engineering: A Yogi’s Guide to Joy, Sadhguru
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People, Dale Carnegie
  • Six Secrets Smart Students Don’t Tell You, Chandan Deshmukh
  • Manorama Yearbook 2017, Mammen Mathew
  • Rich Dad, Poor Dad, Robert T Kiyosaki
  • India’s Struggle for Independence 1857-1947, Bipan Chandra
  • Adiyogi: The Source of Yoga, Sadhguru

In the nonfiction category, Dr Joseph Murphy’s The Power of Your Subconscious Mind makes a comeback after weeks, taking the top spot. Nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar’s guide to what to expect when you’re expecting, Pregnancy Notes, is at the second spot followed by last week’s number one title Think and Grow Rich by Napolean Hill.

Sadhguru’s Inner Engineering: A Yogi’s Guide to Joy is at number four, followed by Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People. Sagarika Ghose’s biography of Indira Gandhi, Indira, and the Manorama Yearbook 2017 are the newbies on the list.

Top-5 Children, Young Adult & Educational Titles- International Publisher
  • Peppa Pig: Little Library
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, JK Rowling
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, JK Rowling
  • Grandma’s Bag of Stories, Sudha Murty
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, JK Rowling
Top-5 Children, Young Adult & Educational Titles- Indian Publisher
  • The Blue Umbrella, Ruskin Bond
  • The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  • 101 Panchatantra Stories
  • The Best of Jataka Tales, Rungeen Singh
  • Ramayana for Children, Arshia Sattar

Harry Potter continues to reign supreme in the list of best-selling children’s books by international publishers, with Sudha Murty’s Grandma’s Bag of Stories being a new entrant at number four. Rungeen Singh’s The Best of Jataka Tales and Arshia Sattar’s Ramayana for Children are the newcomers in the Indian publishing category.

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First Published: Jul 22, 2017 10:31 IST