Top 10 bestsellers in India August 2009  

Arundhati Roy's "Listening to Grass Hoppers: Field Notes on Democracy"
topped the non-fiction category among best-selling books here this
week, while Ali Sethi's "The Wish Maker: A Novel" was number one in
the fiction category.

The top ten in each section:


1. "Listening To Grass Hoppers: Field Notes on Democracy"

Author: Arundhati Roy

Publisher: Penguin Books

Price: Rs.499

2. "Prisoner of the State: The Secret Journal of Chinese Premier"

Author: Zhao Ziyang

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Price: Rs. 1,022

3. "Stranger to History"

Author: Aatish Taseer

Publisher: Picador India

Price: Rs.495

4. "80 Questions To Understand India: History, Mythology and Religion"

Author: Murad Ali Baig

Publisher: Tara Press

Price: Rs.395

5. "Don't Lose Your Mind, Lose Your Weight"

Author: Rujuta Diwekar

Publisher: Random House

Price: Rs.199

6. "Descent into Chaos: How the War against Islamic Extremism is being
lost in Pakistan"

Author: Ahmed Rashid

Publisher: Allen Lane

Price: Rs.495

7. "GovernMint in India - An Inside View"

Author: T.S.R. Subramanian

Publisher: Rupa

Price: Rs.395

8. "Branding India: An Incredible Story"

Author: Amitabh Kant

Publisher: Collins Business

Price: Rs.499

9. "A Better India A Better World"

Author: N.R. Narayana Murthy

Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane

Price: Rs.499

10. "Welcome to The Urban Revolution: How Cities Are Changing the World"

Author: Jeb Brugmann

Publisher: Harper Litmus

Price: Rs.399


1. "The Wish Maker: A Novel"

Author: Ali Sethi

Publisher: Penguin Books

Price: Rs.499

2. "Family Planning"

Author: Karan Mahajan

Publisher: Rupa

Price: Rs.395

3. "In Other Rooms, Other Wonders"

Author: Daniyal Mueenuddin

Publisher: Random House

Price: Rs.395

4. "The White Tiger"

Author: Aravind Adiga

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.395

5. "The Case of the Missing Servant"

Author: Tarquin Hall

Publisher: Hutchinson, London

Price: Rs. 435

6. "Gone Tomorrow"

Author: Lee Child

Publisher: Bantam Press

Price: Rs. 501.96

7. "The Scarecrow"

Author: Michael Connelly

Publisher: Orion Books

Price: Rs.595

8. "Corsair"

Author: Clive Cussler

Publisher: Penguin Books

Price: Rs.399

9. "First Family"

Author: David Baldacci

Publisher: Macmillan

Price: Rs.480

10. "Swimsuit"

Author: James Patterson

Publisher: Century

Price: Rs.475

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

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