Orhan Pamuk, Meghnad Desai top bestselling authors

New Delhi, Nov 27 (Inditop.com) Nobel Prize winning writer Orhan Pamuk’s “The Museum of Innocence” tops the fiction list this week while Meghnad Desai’s “The Rediscovery of India” leads the books in the non-fiction bestsellers.

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


1. “The Rediscovery of India”

Author: Meghnad Desai

Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

Price: Rs.699.00

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 Hindus: An Alternative History”

Author: Wendy Doniger

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.999.00

5. “Making Sense of Pakistan”

Author: Farzana Shaikh

Publisher: Foundation Books

Price: Rs.695.00

6. “The Limits of Influence: America’s Role in Kashmir”

Author: Howard B. Schaffer

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.499.00

7. “Making India Work”

Author: William Nanda Bissell

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.499.00

8. “India and the United States in the 21st Century: Reinventing Partnership”

Author: Teresita C. Schaffer

Publisher: The CSIS Press

Price: $35.00 (Rs.1,631)

9. “Have a Little Faith: A True Story”

Author: Mitch Albom

Publisher: Sphere

Price: Rs.495.00

10. “Looking East To Look West: Lee Kuan Yew’s Mission India”

Author: Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.499.00


1. “The Museum of Innocence”

Author: Orhan Pamuk

Publisher: Faber and Faber

Price: Rs.599.00

2. “The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest”

Author: Stieg Larsson

Publisher: Maclehose Press

Price: Rs.495.00

3. “Wolf Hall”

Author: Hilary Mantel

Publisher: Fourth Estate, London

Price: Rs.399.00

4. “The Palace of Illusions”

Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Publisher: Picador India

Price: Rs.395.00

5. “2 States: The Story of My Marriage”

Author: Chetan Bhagat

Publisher: Rupa

Price: Rs.95.00

6. “Ford County Stories”

Author: John Grisham

Publisher: Arrow Books

Price: Rs.299.00

7. “Electric Feather: The Tranquebar Book of Erotic Stories”

Author: Ruchir Joshi

Publisher: Tranquebar

Price: Rs.395.00

8. “True Blue”

Author: David Baldacci

Publisher: Macmillan

Price: 5.99 pounds (Rs.460)

9. “The Lost Symbol”

Author: Dan Brown

Publisher: Bantam Press

Price: Rs.699.00

10. “The Five Greatest Warriors”

Author: Matthew Reilly

Publisher: Orion Books

Price: Rs.595.00

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