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HT-Nielsen top 10: Paulo Coehlo’s The Alchemist rules fiction list

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

books Updated: Apr 28, 2018 10:37 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Books,Fiction,New books
Here’s the HT-Nielsen Top 10 list for this week.(Shutterstock)

Paulo Coehlo’s The Alchemist continues its streak of being on top of the week’s bestselling fiction list. Ravinder Singh’s Will You Still Love Me? too retains its spot at number two. On the third and fourth position are Dan Brown’s Origin and Chetan Bhagat’s One Indian Girl. This is followed by Amish Tripathi’s The Immortals of Meluha.

Top - 10 Fiction Titles
  • The Alchemist
    Paulo Coelho
  • Will You Still Love Me?
    Ravinder Singh
  • Origin
    Dan Brown
  • One Indian Girl
    Chetan Bhagat
  • The Immortals of Meluha
    Amish Tripathi
  • Sita: Warrior of Mithila
    Amish Tripathi
  • The Boy with a Broken Heart
    Durjoy Datta
  • The Boy Who Loved
    Durjoy Datta
  • Letters to My Ex
    Nikita Singh
  • To Kill A Mockingbird
    Harper Lee
Top-10 Non-Fiction Trade Titles
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck
    Mark Manson
  • Gurudev: The Life of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
    Bhanumathi Narasimhan
  • Exam Warriors
    Narendra Modi
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
    Yuval Noah Harari
  • The Heartfulness Way
    Kamlesh & Pollock, Joshua D. Patel
  • Rich Dad Poor Dad
    Robert T. Kiyosaki
  • Century Is Not Enough
    Sourav Ganguly
  • Manorama Yearbook 2018
    Mammen Matthew
  • Inner Engineering:A Yogi’s Guide to Joy
    Sadhguru
  • Catalyst
    Chandramouli Venkatesan

In the non-fiction list, Mark Manson’s The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck continues to lead, while Bhanumathi Narasimhan’s Gurudev too remains firm on second position. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Exam Warriors and Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind are the third and fourth books on the list. Kamlesh D Patel’s The Heartfulness Way is at number five.

Coming to the list of best-selling children’s books by international publishers, at number one position, Jeff Kinney’s Wimpy Kid book, The Getaway, is clearly the favourite this week too. Next come JK Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. John Green’s Turtles All the Way Down and Sudha Murthy’s Grandma’s Bag of Stories too remain unchanged at number four and five.

Top-5 Children, Young Adult & Educational Titles - International Publisher
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway
    Jeff Kinney
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
    J. K. Rowling
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
    J. K. Rowling
  • Turtles All the Way Down
    John Green
  • Grandma’s Bag of Stories
    Sudha Murty
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
  • 365 Pancharantra Stories
    Traditional
  • 365 Bedtime Stories
    Traditional

Rungeen Singh’s The Best of Tenali Raman and The Best of Panchatantra occupy the top two positions in the list of best-selling children’s books in Indian publishing. Last week’s lead, Ruskin Bond’s Great Stories for Children, is now at number three. It’s followed by 365 Panchatantra Stories and 365 Bedtime Stories respectively.

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First Published: Apr 28, 2018 10:36 IST