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SCIENCE FICTION MAGAZINES

Sales are on the increase and Star Trek has become a religion, according to staff at Forbidden Planet

TITLE PUB BY PRICE

1 Babylon 5 Monthly Titan pounds 3.99

2 Cinefex Cinefex pounds 5.95

3 SFX Future Publications pounds 3.25

4 Star Trek Monthly Titan pounds 3.25

5 Star Trek Fact File Paramount pounds 1.99

6 Starburst Visual Imagination pounds 2.99

7 Cinescape Warner Brothers pounds 3.50

8 Star Trek Voyager Starlog pounds 3.99

9 Star Trek DS9 Starlog pounds 3.99

10 Starlog Starlog pounds 3.99

Supplied by Forbidden Planet, 71 New Oxford Street, London WC1 (0171- 836 4179)

ART POSTCARDS

Romantic and humorous cards are the most popular in the Tate Gallery shop, with the Pre-Raphaelites heading the list as usual

TITLE BY DATE

1 Lady of Shalott J W Waterhouse 1888

2 Ophelia John Everett Millais 1851-2

3 The Snail Henri Matisse 1953

4 The Kiss Auguste Rodin 1901-4

5 Proserpine D G Rossetti 1874

6 Lobster Telephone Dali 1936

7 Weeping Woman Picasso 1937

8 Metamorphosis Dali 1937

9 Norham Castle JMW Turner c1845

10 Carnation, Lily J Singer Sargent 1885-6

Supplied by the Tate Gallery, Millbank, London SW1P (0171 887 8000)

POPULAR MUSIC PUBLICATIONS

Ex-punks, Beatles enthusiasts and Nirvana fans all rub shoulders in Helter Skelter, set up three years ago with a comprehensive stock of popular music books

TITLE AUTHOR

1 Bob Dylan: Like the Night CP Lee and Paul Kelly

2 Syd Barrett Lost in the Woods Julian Palacios

3 Long Hard Road out of Hell Marilyn Manson

4 Night Beat: A Shadow Mikal Gilmore

5 On the Road With Patti Smith Michael Stipe

6 The Grateful Dead Taping Companion M Getz

7 More Brilliant than the Sun Kodwo Eshun

8 Serge Gainsborg: A View Alan Clayson

9 Cheap Trick: Reputation Mike Hayes

10 Elvis Costello: A Biography Tony Clayton-Lea

Supplied by Helter Skelter, 4 Denmark St, London WC2 (0171-836 1151)

JAZZ CDs

Jazz aficionados are still heading to music outlet Mole Jazz, set up 20 years ago, though they now buy CDs rather than vinyl

ARTIST TITLE LABEL

1 Dick Morrisey It's Morrisey, Man (Redial)

2 Coleman Hawkins Jamestown, NY 1958 (Uptown)

3 Stacey Kent The Tender Trap (Candid)

4 Stan Tracey Solo, Trio (Cadillac)

5 Charles Mingus Comp. 1958 Columbia Rec (Columbia)

6 Roland Kirk Here Comes the Whistle Man (Atlantic)

7 Bob Wilber & Kenny Davern

Reunion at Arbors (Arbors)

8 Tubby Hayes Down in the Village (Redial)

9 Art Ensemble of Chicago Fanfare (Atlantic)

10 Humphrey Lyttelton The Parlophones (Calligraphy)

Supplied by Mole Jazz, 311 Gray's Inn Rd, London (0171-278 8623)

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