March 2007 News

Analysis of Kashmir, Booker winner top bestseller lists

15 March 2007
Indo-Asian News Service

New Delhi: Delhi University professor Navnita Chadha Behra tops the list of best-selling authors in the non-fiction category with 'Demystifying Kashmir', while Man Booker Prize winner Kiran Desai's 'The Inheritance of Loss' is the fiction favourite this week.The top 10 in the non-fiction and fiction lists are:Non-Fiction 1. 'Demystifying Kashmir'Author: Navnita Chadha Behera Publisher: LongmanPrice : Rs.425.002. 'The Last Mughal: The fall of a Dynasty, Delhi 1857'Author: William Dalrymple Publisher: Penguin VikingPrice: Rs.695.003.'The Indians: Portrait of a People'Author: Sudhir & Katharina KakarPublisher: Penguin VikingPrice: Rs.395.004.'Partition and The South Asian Diaspora: Extending the Subcontinent'Author : Papiya GhoshPublishe:RoutledgePrice:Rs.650.005.'Gulbadan: Portrait of a Rose Princess at the Mughal Court'Author:Rumer GoddenPublisher:Tara PressPrice:Rs.650.006.'A View From the Outside: Why good Economics Works for Everyone'Author: P. Chidambaram Publisher:Penguin Portfolio (The Express Group)Price: Rs.495.007.'Frontline Pakistan: The Struggle with Militant Islam'Author:Zahid HussainPublisher:Penguin VikingPrice: Rs.395.008.'Making Globalization Work: The Next Steps to Global Justice'Author: Joseph Stiglitz Publisher:Penguin Allen LanePrice: Rs.595.009.'Shameful Flight: The Last Years of the British Empire in India'Author:Stanley WolpertPublisher:Oxford Press: Rs.495.0010.'The Oxford Companion to Economics in India'Author: Kaushik BasuPublisher:OxfordPrice:Rs.2,750.00Fiction1. 'The Inheritance of Loss'Author: Kiran DesaiPublisher:Penguin BooksPrice:Rs.395.002.'The Barn Owl's Wondrous Capers'Author: Sarnath BanerjeePublisher:Penguin BooksPrice: Rs.395.003.'Love in Torn Land'Author:Jean SassonPublisher:DoubledayPrice: 7.75 (Rs.660.00)4.'Shantaram'Author:Gregory David RobertPublisher: AbacusPrice: 5.50 (Rs.470.00)5. 'Conspiracy of Calaspia'Author: Suresh & Jyoti GuptaraPublishe:Tara PressPrice:Rs.495.006.'The Bancroft Strategy'Author:Robert LudlumPublisher:Orion BooksPrice : 3.00 (Rs.255.00)7.'Shopaholic & Baby'Author: Sophie KinsellaPublisher: Bantam PressPrice:7.25 (Rs.620.00)8. 'Motor Mouth'Author:Janet EvanovichPublisher:Harper CollinsPrice:7.99 (Rs.680.00)9.'Sisters'Author:Danielle SteelPublisher:Bantam PressPrice:11.50 (Rs.980.00)10.'Ishq and Mushq'Author:Priya Basil Publisher:DoubledayPrice: Rs.495.00.


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