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Top Books: Argumentative Indian, Shantaram

Nobel Laureate A Sen's treatise on the argumentative Indian tops the non-fiction bestseller list and G D Roberts' "Shantaram" continues as the number one fiction favourite.

india Updated: Jan 27, 2006 11:55 IST

Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen's treatise on the argumentative Indian tops the non-fiction bestseller list this week and Gregory David Roberts' "Shantaram" continues its run as number one fiction favourite.

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

Non-fiction

1. "The Argumentative Indian: Writings on Indian Culture, History and Identity"
Author : Amartya Sen
Publisher : Penguin Books
Price : Rs.295.00

2. "The World is Flat - A Brief History of the Globalized World in the 21st century"
Author : Thomas Friedman
Publisher : Penguin Books
Price : £8.50 (Rs.672)

3. "Two Lives"
Author : Vikram Seth
Publisher : Penguin Books
Price : Rs.695.00

4. "It's a Mom - What You Should Know About the Early Years of Motherhood"
Author : Shefali Tsabary
Publisher : Penguin Books
Price : Rs.195.00

5. "State of War - The Secret History of the CIA and the Bush Administration"
Author : James Risen
Publisher : Free Press
Price : $18.75 (Rs.829)

6. "The War for Muslim Minds - Islam and the West"
Author : Gilles Kepel
Publisher : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
Price : $23.95 (Rs.1,059)

7. "Fulcrum of Evil - ISI-CIA-Al Qaeda Nexus"
Author : Maloy Krishna Dhar, IPS (Retd.)
Publisher : Manas Publications
Price : Rs.795.00

8. "Insurgent Frontiers - Essays from the Troubled Northeast"
Author : E.N. Rammohan
Publisher : India Research Press
Price : Rs.595.00

9. "The Horseshoe Table"
Author : Chinmaya R Gharekhan
Publisher : Longman
Price : Rs.550.00

10. "The Illustrated History of the Sikhs"
Author : Khushwant Singh
Publisher : Oxford
Price : Rs.2,500.00

Fiction

1. "Shantaram"
Author : Gregory David Roberts
Publisher : Abacus
Price : £4.99 (Rs.220)

2. "One night @ the Call Center"
Author : Chetan Bhagat
Publisher : Rupa
Price : Rs.95.00

3. "Patna Roughcut"
Author : Siddharth Chowdhury
Publisher : Picador India
Price : Rs.250.00

4. "Saturday"
Author : Ian McEwan
Publisher : Vintage
Price : £3.25 (Rs.257)

5. "The Unspoken Curse"
Author : V.K. Madhavan Kutty
Publisher : Tara Press
Price : Rs.295.00

6. "The Historian - A Novel"
Author : Elizabeth Kostova
Publisher : Back Bay Books
Price : $5.25 (Rs.232)

7. "Predator"
Author : Patricia Cornwell
Publisher : Little, Brown
Price : £6.50 (Rs.514)

8. "Partitions - A Novel"
Author : Kamleshwar
Publisher : Penguin Books
Price : Rs.350.00

9. "The Space Between Us - A Novel"
Author : Thrity Umrigar
Publisher : William Morrow
Price : $18.75 (Rs.829)

10. "A Feast for Crows"
Author : George R.R. Martin
Publisher : Bantam
Price : $22.50 (Rs.995)

(Source: Bahri Sons, New Delhi, www.booksatbahri.com. All the books listed above are available online)

First Published: Jan 27, 2006 11:55 IST