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Pamuk's book stays atop bestseller chart

Nobel prize winning writer Orhan Pamuk's The Museum of Innocence continued to dominate the bestseller list this week. Others who made it to the list this week are...

books Updated: Dec 03, 2009 12:26 IST prize winning writer Orhan Pamuk's The Museum of Innocence continued to dominate the bestseller list in the fiction category this week while The Hindus: An Alternative History by Wendy Doniger jumped three positions to top the non-fiction section.

Here are the top 10 in the non-fiction and fiction categories:


1. The Hindus: An Alternative History, Author: Wendy Doniger, Publisher: Penguin Viking, Price: Rs.999.00

2. The Difficulty of Being Good: On The Subtle Art of Dharma, Author: Gurcharan Das, Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane, Price: Rs.699.00

3. Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India, Author: William Dalrymple, Publisher: Bloomsbury, Price: Rs.499.00

4. The Limits of Influence: America's Role in Kashmir, Author: Howard B. Schaffer, Publisher: Penguin Viking, Price: Rs.499.00

5. India and the United States in the 21st Century: Reinventing Partnership, Author: Teresita C. Schaffer, Publisher: The CSIS Press,Price: $35.00 (Rs.1,630)

6. Have a Little Faith: A True Story, Author: Mitch Albom, Publisher: Sphere, Price: Rs.495.00

7. Making Sense of Pakistan, Author: Farzana Sbaikh, Publisher: Foundation Books, Price: Rs.695.00

8. The Rediscovery of India, Author: Meghnad Desai, Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane, Price: Rs.699.00

9. Shah Jahan: The Rise and Fall of The Mughal Emperor, Author: Fergus Nicoll, Publisher: Penguin Viking, Price: Rs.899.00

10. Prisoner of the State: The Secret Journal of Chinese Premier, Author: Zhao Ziyang, Publisher: Simon and Schuster, Price: $20.00 (Rs.925)


1. The Museum of Innocence, Author: Orhan Pamuk, Publisher: Faber and Faber, Price: Rs.599.00

2. The Palace of Illusions, Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Publisher: Picador India, Price: Rs.395.00

3. 2 States: The Story of My Marriage, Author: Chetan Bhagat, Publisher: Rupa, Price: Rs.95.00

4. Electric Feather: The Tranquebar Book of Erotic Stories, Author: Ruchir Joshi, Publisher: Tranquebar, Price: Rs.395.00

5. Ford County Stories, Author: John Grisham, Publisher: Arrow Books, Price: Rs.299.00

6. Wolf Hall, Author: Hilary Mantel, Publisher: Fourth Estate, London, Price: Rs.399.00

7. The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest, Author: Stieg Larsson, Publisher: Maclehose Press, Price: Rs.495.00

8. The Lost Symbol, Author: Dan Brown, Publisher: Bantam Press, Price: Rs.699.00

9. The Five Greatest Warriors, Author: Matthew Reilly, Publisher: Orion Books, Price: Rs.595.00

10. True Blue, Author: David Baldacci, Publisher: Macmillan, Price: 5.99 pounds (Rs.460)