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Ramachandra Guha's book tops charts once again

Thursday November 11, 2010 09:21:52 AM, IANS

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New Delhi: Historian Ramachandra Guha's "Makers of Modern India" tops the non-fiction section of the bestseller list once again while "The Finkler Question" by Howard Jacobson is at number one in the fiction section.

The top 10 in each section are:

1. "Makers of Modern India"
Author: Ramachandra Guha
Publisher: Penguin/Viking
Price: Rs.799.00

2. "Obama's Wars: The Inside Story"
Author: Bob Woodward
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Price: Rs.972.00

3. "Granta: The Magazine of New Writing Pakistan"
Author: Compilation by various Pakistani writers
Publisher: Granta Publishing
Price: Rs.599.00

4. "India and the United States in the 21st Century Reinventing Partnership"
Author: Teresita C. Schaffer
Publisher: India Research Press
Price: Rs.595.00

5. "The Grand Design"
Author: Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow
Publisher: Bantam Press
Price: Rs.599.00

6. "At Home - A Short History of Private Life"
Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Doubleday
Price: Rs.950.00

7. "The Absent State"
Author: Neelesh Misra & Rahul Pandita
Publisher: Hachette India
Price: Rs.495.00

8."MI6: The History of the Secret Intelligence Service
Author: Keith Jeffery
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Price: Rs.799.00

9. "Tony Blair: A Journey"
Author: Tony Blair
Publisher: Hutchinson
Price: Rs.999.00

10. "From XL to XS - A Ffitness Guru's Guide to Changing Your Body"
Author: Payal Gidwani Tiwari
Publisher: Random House India
Price: Rs. 199.00

1. "The Finkler Question"
Author: Howard Jacobson
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Price: Rs.499.00

2. "Our Kind of Traitor"
Author: John Le Carre
Publisher: Penguin
Price: Rs.299.00

3. "The Confession"
Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Arrow Books
Price: Rs.299.00

4. "Battle for Bittora"
Author: Anuja Chauhan
Publisher: Harper Collins India
Price: Rs.299.00

5. "The Immortals of Meluha"
Author: Amish
Publisher: Westland
Price: Rs.295.00

6. "Room"
Author: Emma Donoghue
Publisher: Picador
Price: Rs.499.00

7. "Luka and the Fire of Life"
Author: Salman Rushdie
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Price: Rs.499.00

8. "Parrot and Olivier in America"
Author: Peter Carey
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Price: Rs.550.00

9. "Serious Men"
Author: Manu Joseph
Publisher: 4th Estate
Price: Rs.499.00

10. "Turbulence"
Author: Samit Basu
Publisher: Hachette India
Price: Rs.250.00

(Source: Bahri Sons, New Delhi,

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