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HT-Nielsen top 10: Rupa Bhullar’s The Indigo Sun leads best-selling fiction list

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

books Updated: Feb 10, 2018 09:25 IST
HT Correspondent
Here’s the HT-Nielsen Top 10 list for this week.
Here’s the HT-Nielsen Top 10 list for this week.(Shutterstock)

There has been an unexpected coup of sorts on the bestselling fiction list this week. Paulo Coehlo’s The Alchemist has moved from last week’s second position to the first, followed by Chetan Bhagat’s One Indian Girl. Rupa Bhullar’s The Indigo Sun, a new entrant this week, is at number three and last week’s topper, Ashwin Sanghi’s Keepers of the Kalachakra, is at number four. Amish’s Sita is at the fifth position.

Top - 10 Fiction Titles
  • The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
  • One Indian Girl, Chetan Bhagat
  • The Indigo Sun, Rupa Bhullar
  • Keepers of the Kalachakra, Ashwin Sanghi
  • Sita: Warrior of Mithila, Amish Tripathi
  • Origin (5): Robert Langdon, Dan Brown
  • This is Not Your Story, Savi Sharma
  • Tell Tale, Jeffrey Archer
  • The Immortals of Meluha, Amish Tripathi
  • Everyone Has a Story, Savi Sharma
Top-10 Non-Fiction Trade Titles
  • The Heartfulness Way, Kamlesh D.Patel, Joshua Pollock
  • Why I Am A Hindu, Shashi Tharoor
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck, Mark Manson
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
  • Inner Engineering: A Yogi’s Guide to Joy, Sadhguru
  • Manorama Yearbook 2018, Mathew Mammen
  • Touch the Sky: The inspiring stories of women from across India who are writing their own destiny, Rashmi Bansal
  • The Secret, Rhonda Byrne
  • Gurudev: On the Plateau of the Peak: The Life of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
  • I Do What I Do, Raghuram G. Rajan

Joshua Pollock and Kamlesh D Patel’s The Heartfulness Way continues to top the non-fiction list. Last week’s new entrant at number five, Shashi Tharoor’s Why I Am A Hindu, is now at the second position. Mark Manson’s The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck is at number three, followed by Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens and Sadhguru’s Inner Engineering.

Jeff Kinney’s Wimpy Kid book, The Getaway, is still at the top on the list of bestselling children’s books by international publishers, followed by JK Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Geronimo Stilton’s Dragon of Fortune is at number three, followed by John Green’s Turtles All The Way Down and JK Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

Top-5 Children, Young Adult & Educational Titles- International Publisher
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: (book 12), Jeff Kinney
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
  • The Dragon of Fortune, Geronimo Stilton
  • Turtles All the Way Down, John Green
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Top-5 Children, Young Adult & Educational Titles- Indian Publisher
  • 365 Bedtime Stories
  • Timeless Tales from Panchatantra
  • The Blue Umbrella, Ruskin Bond
  • Ramayana for Children, Arshia Sattar
  • 101 Panchatranta Stories

365 Bedtime Stories continues to hold the first position on the list of bestselling children’s books in Indian publishing. Timeless Tales from Panchatantra comes next, followed by Ruskin Bond’s The Blue Umbrella and Arshia Sattar’s Ramayana for Children. 101 Panchatantra Stories is at the fifth position.

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