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Nandan Nilekani, Aravind Adiga top bestseller lists

Nandan Nilekani, Aravind Adiga top bestseller lists

Nilekani is a respected name in corporate world, Adiga's got a Booker.

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New Delhi: Corporate honcho Nandan Nilekani's Imagining India dominates non-fiction this week while Aravind Adiga's White Tiger continues to roar on the top two slots in the fiction category of bestsellers. That is something for India to smile about as terror has sapped away enthusiasm.

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

Non-Fiction

1. Imagining India: Ideas For The New Century

Author: Nandan Nilekani

Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

Price: Rs.699.00

2. Hot, Flat And Crowded: Why The World Needs A Green Revolution - And How

Author: Thomas L. Friedman

Publisher: Allen Lane

Price: Rs.595.00

3. Nehru: A Contemporary's Estimate

Author: Walter Crocker

Publisher: Random House

Price: Rs.250.00

4. The Duel Pakistan On The Flight Path Of American Power

Author: Tariq Ali

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Price: $13.75 (Rs.685)

5. Decent Into Chaos: How The War Against Islamic Extremism Is Being Lost In Pakistan

Author: Ahmed Rashid

Publisher: Allen Lane

Price: Rs.495.00

6. The Conscience Of A Liberal: Reclaiming America From The Right

Author: Paul Krugman

Publisher: Allen lane

Price: £15.00 (Rs.1,085)

7. Empires Of The Indus: The Story Of A River

Author: Alice Albinia

Publisher: John Murray

Price: Rs.550.00

8. What Next? : Surviving The Twenty-First Century

Author: Chris Patten

Publisher: Allen Lane

Price: Rs.795.00

9. The War Within: A Secret White House History 2006-2008

Author: Bob Woodward

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Price: $22.50 (Rs.1,120)

10. Masters and Commanders: How Roosevelt, Churchill, Marshall and Alanbrooke Won The War In The West

Author: Andrew Roberts

Publisher: Allen Lane

Price: Rs.1195.00

Fiction

1. The White Tiger

Author: Aravind Adiga

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.395.00

2. Between The Assassinations

Author: Aravind Adiga

Publisher: Picador India

Price: Rs.295.00

3. The Diary Of A Social Butterfly

Author: Moni Mohsin

Publisher: Random House

Price: Rs.195.00

4. Silks

Author: Dick Francis and Felix Francis

Publisher: Penguin Michael Joseph

Price: Rs.395.00

5. Sea Of Poppies

Author: Amitav Ghosh

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.599.00

6. The Palace Of Illusions

Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Publisher: Picador India

Price: Rs.495.00

7. The Exile: A Novel Based on The Life of Maharaja Duleep Singh

Author: Navtej Sarna

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs 450.00

8. The Private Patient: An Adam Dalgliesh Mystery

Author: P.D. James

Publisher: Faber & Faber

Price: Rs.695.00

9. Almost Single

Author: Advaita Kala

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.195.00

10. Divine Justice

Author: David Baldacci

Publisher: Macmillan

Price: £5.99 (Rs.430)

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

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