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HT-Nielsen top 10: Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist tops fiction list

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

books Updated: Jun 16, 2018 10:07 IST
Hindustan Times
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Here’s the HT-Nielsen Top 10 list for this week.(Getty Images )

This week, Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist makes it to the top slot of the fiction titles chart. It is followed by Calling Sehmat by Harinder S Sikka, which was last week’s most-read fiction title, and Will You Still Love Me? by Ravinder Singh.

Top - 10 Fiction Titles
  • The Alchemist
    Paulo Coelho
  • Calling Sehmat
    Harinder S. Sikka
  • Will You Still Love Me?
    Ravinder Singh
  • One Indian Girl
    Chetan Bhagat
  • The Immortals of Meluha
    Amish Tripathi
  • The President is Missing
    President Bill Clinton & James Patterson
  • Ram-Scion of Ikshvaku
  • Sita: Warrior of Mithila
    Amish Tripathi
  • Everyone Has a Story
    Savi Sharma
  • Origin
    Dan Brown
Top-10 Non-Fiction Trade Titles
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck
    Mark Manson
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
    Yuval Noah Harari
  • The Spy Chronicles
    A. S. Dulat & Aditya Sinha & Asad Durrani
  • Catalyst
    Chandramouli Venkatesan
  • Rich Dad Poor Dad
    Robert T. Kiyosaki
  • The Intelligent Investor
    Benjamin Graham
  • Inner Engineering: A Yogi’s Guide to Joy
  • Attitude is Everything: Change Your Attitude...
    Jeff Keller
  • Wings of Fire: An Autobiography
    Arun Tiwari & Abul Kalam
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow
    Daniel Kahneman

In the non-fiction list, Mark Manson’s The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck too retains its number one position this week as well. Next up is Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari followed by The Spy Chronicles by AS Dulat, Asad Durrani and Aditya Sinha.

Top-5 Children, Young Adult & Educational Titles - International Publisher
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
    J. K. Rowling
  • The Burning Maze (The Trials of Apollo...)
    Rick Riordan
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway
    Jeff Kinney
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
    Roald Dahl
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
    J. K. Rowling
Top-5 Children, Young Adult & Educational Titles - Indian Publisher
  • 365 Pancharantra Stories
  • Great Stories for Children
    Ruskin Bond
  • The Blue Umbrella
    Ruskin Bond
  • Timeless Tales from Panchatantra
  • 365 Bedtime Stories

Among the best-selling children’s books by international publishers, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone tops the list followed by The Burning Maze by Rick Riordan and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway.

At the top of the charts for children’s books by Indian publishers is 365 Panchatantra Stories followed by Ruskin Bond’s Great Stories for Children and The Blue Umbrella, also written by Bond.

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First Published: Jun 16, 2018 09:57 IST