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Argumentative Indian tops int'l book list

Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen's treatise on the 'argumentative Indian' and Gregory David Roberts Shantaram top the bestseller lists this week.

india Updated: Feb 24, 2006 15:13 IST

Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen's treatise on the 'argumentative Indian' and Gregory David Roberts Shantaram top the bestseller lists this week.

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

Non-fiction

The Argumentative Indian - Writings on Indian History, Culture and Identity
Author : Amartya Sen

2. Collapse: How Societies Choose To Fail or Survive
Author : Jared Diamond

3. PMO Diary-II: The Emergency
Author : B.N. Tandon

4. The Google Story
Author: David A Vise

5. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
Author : Steven D Levitt & Stephen J Dubner

6. Alwaleed: Businessman Billionaire Prince
Author : Riz Khan

7. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Author : Malcolm Gladwell

8. Fulcrum of Evil: ISI-CIA-Al Qaeda Nexus
Author : Maloy Krishna Dhar, IPS (Retd.)

9. The Shadow of the Great Game: The Untold Story of India's Partition
Author : Narendra Singh Sarila

10. Tomorrow's India: Another Tryst With Destiny
Author : B.G. Verghese

Fiction

1. Shantaram
Author : Gregory David Roberts

2. The Camel Club
Author : David Baldacci

3. Weight Loss
Author : Upamanyu Chatterjee

4. The Inheritance of Loss
Author : Kiran Desai

5. The Space Between Us
Author : Thrity Umrigar

6. The Kite Runner
Author : Khaled Hosseini

7. The Unspoken Curse
Author : VKMadhavan Kutty

8. Partitions
Author : Kamleshwar

9. Saving Fish From Drowning
Author : Amy Tan

10. Cell A Novel
Author : Stephen King

(Source: Bahri Sons, New Delhi, www.booksatbahri.com)