HT-Nielsen top 10: The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo back as fiction lead

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

books Updated: May 12, 2018 10:06 IST
Hindustan Times
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Here’s the HT-Nielsen Top 10 list for this week.(HT photo)

This week, Paulo Coehlo’s The Alchemist has regained its position as the leader of bestselling fiction list. Ravinder Singh’s Will You Still Love Me? and Sudeep Nagarkar She Friend-Zoned My Love occupy second and third positions. Chetan Bhagat’s One Indian Girl retains its spot as fourth in the list, while Amish Tripathi’s Sita: Warrior of Mithila is fifth.

Top - 10 Fiction Titles
  • The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
  • Will You Still Love Me?, Ravinder Singh
  • She Friend-Zoned My Love, Sudeep Nagarkar
  • One Indian Girl, Chetan Bhagat
  • Sita: Warrior of Mithila, Amish Tripathi
  • Origin, Dan Brown
  • The Immortals of Meluha, Amish Tripathi
  • The Boy with a Broken Heart, Durjoy Datta
  • Everyone Has a Story, Savi Sharma
  • This is Not Your Story, Savi Sharma
Top-10 Non-Fiction Trade Titles
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, Mark Manson
  • The Heartfulness Way, Joshua D. Patel, Kamlesh & Pollock
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
  • Happyness: Life Lessons from a Creative Addict
  • Exam Warriors, Narendra Modi
  • Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert T. Kiyosaki
  • Manorama Yearbook 2018, Mammen Matthew
  • The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari, Robin S. Sharma
  • Gurudev: On the Plateau of the Peak:The Life of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Bhanumathi Narasimhan
  • Inner Engineering: A Yogi’s Guide to Joy

In the non-fiction list, Mark Manson’s The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck replaced Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Exam Warriors as number one, and moved it to number 5. Kamlesh D Patel’s The Heartfulness Way is second, while Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind is third in the list. This is followed by a new entrant, Yusuf Merchant’s Happyness: Life Lessons from a Creative Addict.

Coming to the list of best-selling children’s books by international publishers, at number one position this week is new entrant Rick Riordan’s The Burning Maze, which moved last week’s leader Jeff Kinney’s Wimpy Kid book, The Getaway to second position. Next are JK Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. This is followed by John Green’s Turtles All the Way Down.

Top-5 Children, Young Adult & Educational Titles- International Publisher
  • The Burning Maze (The Trials of Apollo Book 3)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway, Jeff Kinney
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • Turtles All the Way Down, John Green
Top-5 Children, Young Adult & Educational Titles- Indian Publisher
  • The Blue Umbrella, Ruskin Bond
  • The Best of Tenali Raman, Rungeen Singh
  • Great Stories for Children, Ruskin Bond
  • Timeless Tales from Panchatantra
  • Mahabharata

Last week’s number two in the list of best-selling children’s books in Indian publishing, Ruskin Bond’s The Blue Umbrella, is at the top this week. Next are Rungeen Singh’s The Best of Tenali Raman and Ruskin Bond’s Great Stories for Children. On fourth and fifth spot are Timeless Tales from Panchatantra and Mahabharata.

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First Published: May 12, 2018 10:06 IST