Praise for My Books

"Manreet Sodhi Someshwar is a gifted writer of great promise. I have a gut feeling we have a new star rising in Punjab's literary horizon. She has an excellent command of English and a sly sense of humour."
- Khushwant Singh on The Long Walk Home

"An enjoyable tale of a sassy girl's headlong race up the corporate ladder."
- India Today on Earning the Laundry Stripes

Thursday, 25 June 2009

The Long Walk Home in the best seller list!

The Long Walk Home is placed second in the best seller list - right after Paulo Coelho's book!

Source: Bahri Sons, New Delhi

New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Paulo Coelho's 'The Winner Stands Alone' jumped seven steps this week to reach the No.1 position in the fiction section of the bestseller list, while 'From Fatwa to Jihad : The Rushdie Affair And Its Legacy' by Kenan Malik stepped up four positions to dominate the non-fiction group.

The top 10 in each section are as follows:


1. 'The Winner Stands Alone'

Author: Paulo Coelho

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.325

2. 'The Long Walk Home'

Author: Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs.295

3. 'The Case of The Missing Servant'

Author: Tarquin Hall

Publisher: Hutchinson, London

Price : pound 5.50 (Rs.437)

4. 'In Other Rooms, Other Wonders'

Author: Daniyal Mueenuddin

Publisher: Random House

Price: Rs.395

5. 'The Thing Around Your Neck'

Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Publisher: Fourth Estate

Price: Rs.299

6. 'The Toss of a Lemon'

Author: Padma Viswanathan

Publisher: Tranquebar Press

Price: Rs.499

7. 'The Lost Flamingoes of Bombay'

Author: Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.499

8. 'First Family'

Author: David Baldacci

Publisher: Macmillan

Price: pound 5.99 (Rs.476)

9. 'Gone Tomorrow'

Author: Lee Child

Publisher: Bantam Press

Price: pound 5.99 (Rs.476)

10. 'Six Graves to Munich'

Author: Mario Puzo

Publisher: Maclehose Press

Price: Rs.399


1. 'From Fatwa to Jihad : The Rushdie Affair And Its Legacy'

Author: Kenan Malik

Publisher: Atlantic Books, London

Price: Rs.399

2. 'Amen The Autobiography of a Nun'

Author: Sister Jesme

Publisher: Penguin Books

Price: Rs.225

3. 'Stranger to History'

Author: Aatish Taseer

Publisher: Picador India

Price: Rs.495

4. 'Delhi Adventures in a Megacity'

Author: Sam Miller

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.499

5. 'Dreams from My Father'

Author: Barack Obama

Publisher: Canongate

Price: Rs.395

6. 'The Audacity of Hope'

Author: Barack Obama

Publisher: Canongate

Price: Rs.250

7. 'The Caged Phoenix : Can India Fly?'

Author: Dipankar Gupta

Publisher: Penguin Viking

Price: Rs.550

8. 'Nudge : Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth and Happiness'

Author: Thaler and Sunstein

Publisher: Penguin Books

Price: Rs.299

9. '80 Questions to Understand India : History, Mythology and Religion'

Author: Murad Ali Baig

Publisher: Tara

Price: Rs.395

10. 'Bangladesh and Pakistan : Flirting with Failure in South Asia'

Author: William B. Milam

Publisher: Foundation Books

Price: Rs.895

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

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