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

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

books Updated: May 19, 2018 10:19 IST
Hindustan Times
HT-Nielsen,The Alchemist,Paulo Coehlo
Here’s the HT-Nielsen Top 10 list for this week.(Shutterstock)

This week, Paulo Coehlo’s The Alchemist continued to lead the bestselling fiction list. It’s followed by Chetan Bhagat’s One Indian Girl, Ravinder Singh’s Will You Still Love Me? and Sudeep Nagarkar’s She Friend-Zoned My Love. On number five is Dan Brown’s Origin.

Top - 10 Fiction Titles
  • The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
  • One Indian Girl, Chetan Bhagat
  • Will You Still Love Me?, Ravinder Singh
  • She Friend-Zoned My Love, Sudeep Nagarkar
  • Origin, Dan Brown
  • Sita: Warrior of Mithila, Amish Tripathi
  • Ram - Scion of Ikshvaku, Amish Tripathi
  • The Immortals of Meluha, Amish Tripathi
  • A Court of Frost and Starlight, Sarah J. Maas
  • The Boy with a Broken Heart, Durjoy Datta
Top-10 Non-Fiction Trade Titles
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, Mark Manson
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
  • The Heartfulness Way, Joshua D. Patel, Kamlesh & Pollock
  • Manorama Yearbook 2018, Mammen Matthew
  • The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing
  • Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert T. Kiyosaki
  • The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari, Robin S. Sharma
  • Attitude is Everything: Change Your Attitude ... Change Your Life!
  • Wings of Fire: An Autobiography
  • Inner Engineering: A Yogi’s Guide to Joy

In the non-fiction list, the leader remains unchanged and that’s Mark Manson’s The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck. Next on the list are Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Kamlesh D Patel’s The Heartfulness Way and Mammen Matthew’s Manorama Yearbook 2018, respectively. Occupying the fifth spot is new entrant Benjamin Graham’s The Intelligent Investor, The Definitive Book on Value Investing.

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

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 Chamber of Secrets
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
  • Turtles All the Way Down, John Green
Top-5 Children, Young Adult & Educational Titles- Indian Publisher
  • The Blue Umbrella, Ruskin Bond
  • Great Stories for Children, Ruskin Bond
  • The Best of Tenali Raman, Rungeen Singh
  • Mahabharata
  • The Best of Panchatantra

In the list of best-selling children’s books in Indian publishing, the leader remains unbeaten - Ruskin Bond’s The Blue Umbrella. Next come Ruskin Bond’s Great Stories for Children, Rungeen Singh’s The Best of Tenali Raman and Mahabharata.

First Published: May 19, 2018 10:18 IST