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Mohsin Hamid is fiction bestseller this week
IANS - 5/3/2007             

New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) William Dalrymple's "The Last Mughal" continues as number one on the non-fiction list, but Kiran Desai has been dislodged from the top slot by Mohsin Hamid's "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" as fiction favourite this week.

The top 10 in the non-fiction and fiction lists are:
 
Non-Fiction
 
1. "The Last Mughal : The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi 1857"
Author          : William Dalrymple
Publisher       : Penguin Viking
Price           : Rs.695.00

2. "The War of The World"
Author          : Niall Ferguson
Publisher       : Penguin Books
Price           : £5.50 (Rs.451)

3. "The Secret"
Author          : Rhonda Byrne
Publisher       : Simon & Schuster
Price           : Rs.495.00

4. "India's Politics : A View From The Backbench"
Author          : Bimal Jalan
Publisher       : Penguin Viking
Price           : Rs.350.00

5. "The Indians : Portrait of a People"
Author          : Sudhir  & Katharina Kakar
Publisher       : Penguin Viking
Price           : Rs.395.00

6. "Demystifying Kashmir"
Author          : Navnita Chadha Behera
Publisher       : Pearson Longman
Price           : Rs.425.00

7. "Frontline Pakistan: The Struggle with Militant Islam"
Author          : Zahid Hussain
Publisher       : Penguin Viking
Price           : Rs.395.00

8. "In Spite of the Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern India"
Author          : Edward Luce
Publisher       : Little Brown
Price           : Rs.695.00

9. "Planet India"
Author          : Mira Kamdar
Publisher       : Scribner
Price           : Rs. 395.00

10. "A Teardrop on the Cheek of Time: The Story of Taj Mahal"
Author          : Diana & Michael Preston
Publisher       : Doubleday
Price           : Rs.695.00
 
Fiction
 
1. "The Reluctant Fundamentalist"
Author          : Mohsin Hamid
Publisher       : Penguin Viking
Price           : Rs.295.00

2. "On Chesil Beach"
Author          : Ian McEwan
Publisher       : Jonathan Cape
Price           : £12.99 (Rs.1.065)

3. "The Inheritance of Loss"
Author          : Kiran Desai
Publisher       : Penguin Viking
Price           : Rs.495.00

4. "The Namesake"
Author          : Juhumpa Lahiri
Publisher       : Harper Collins
Price           : Rs.295.00

5. "Shantaram"
Author          : Gregory David Roberts
Publisher       : Abacus
Price           : £5.50 (Rs.451)

6. "Digging to America"
Author          : Anne Tyler
Publisher       : Ballantine Books
Price           : $5.50 (Rs.451)

7. "Step On A Crack"
Author          : James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge
Publisher       : Headline
Price           : Rs.3

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