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Hardbacks

TITLE AUTHOR/PUBLISHER PRICE

1 The Whole Woman Germaine Greer/Doubleday pounds 16.99

Wholly successful

2 Sharpe's Fortress Bernard Cornwell/HarperCollins pounds 16.99

"Chosen men - ter me!"

3 Station X Michael Smith/Channel 4 Books pounds 14.99

A cracking code yarn

4 Single And Single John Le Carre/Hodder pounds 16.99

Money-laundering tale cleans up

5 The Testament John Grisham/Century pounds 16.99

The weak versus the strong - as ever

6 Birthday Letters Ted Hughes/Faber pounds 14.99

History, his story or her story?

7 Iris Murdoch: A Memoir John Bayley/Duckworth pounds 16.95

New poignancy after subject's death

8 Year 1000 Robert Lacey/Little,Brown pounds 12.99

It was 999 years ago today

9 Monica's Story Andrew Morton/M.O'Mara Books pounds 18.99

That woman comes out on top

10 Shakespeare Harold Bloom/4th Estate pounds 25

The bouncing bardolater thinks big

Paperbacks

TITLE AUTHOR/PUBLISHER PRICE

1 Five Go Mad in the Kitchen -/New Crane pounds 1

Red Nose Day tie-in

2 Internet: Rough Guide Angus J Kennedy/Rough Guides pounds 5

Safer surfing

3 Highway Code: 1999 Driving Standards Agency/SOB pounds 1.49

Remember not to use your mobile while driving

4 Armadillo William Boyd/Penguin pounds 6.99

Creeping up the charts

5 Other People's Children Joanna Trollope/Black Swan pounds 6.99

Stepmother saga slips a bit

6 Patchwork Planet Anne Tyler/Vintage pounds 6.99

Delightful domestic drama

7 Captain Corelli's Mandolin Louis de Bernieres/Vintage pounds 6.99

Still twanging

8 Enduring Love Ian McEwan/Vintage pounds 6.99

Up up and away in ballooning fable

9 Street Lawyer John Grisham pounds 5.99

Legal eagle down but not out

10 Notes from a Small Island Bill Bryson/Black Swan pounds 6.99

Next it'll be his laundry lists

UK Films

THIS LAST TITLE WEEKS TOTAL GROSS

WEEK WEEK IN CHART TO 7 MAR

1 (1) A Bug's Life (U) 5 pounds 24,860,703

2 (13) The Thin Red Line (15) 2 pounds 1,258,703

3 (2) You've Got Mail (15) 2 pounds 3,043,357

4 (3) Shakespeare In Love (15) 6 pounds 13,646,247

5 (4) This Year's Love (18) 3 pounds 2,784,488

6 (5) Urban Legend (18) 2 pounds 737,928

7 (7) Madeline (U) 4 pounds 1,890,217

8 (6) Little Voice (15) 9 pounds 7,817,900

9 (8) Jack Frost (PG) 4 pounds 1,532,133

10 (9) Life Is Beautiful (PG) 4 pounds 689,444

Video Rental

THIS LAST TITLE DISTRIBUTOR

WEEK WEEK

1 (-) Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels (18) Polygram

2 (1) Armageddon (12) Buena Vista

3 (2) Dr Dolittle (PG) Fox Pathe

4 (3) Species 2 (18) Fox Pathe

5 (4) Six Days Seven Nights (12) MGM

6 (7) Sliding Doors (15) CIC

7 (5) Deep Rising (15) Fox Pathe

8 (6) X-Files The Movie (15) Fox Pathe

9 (8) Lost In Space (PG) EV

10 (9) The Wedding Singer (12) EV

Singles

THIS LAST TITLE ARTIST LABEL

WEEK WEEK

1 (-) When The Going Gets ... Boyzone Polydor

2 (1) Baby One More Time Britney Spears Jive

3 (-) We Like To Party Vengaboys Positiva

4 (-) As George Michael Epic

5 (3) It's Not Right But It's OK Whitney Houston Arista

6 (2) Tender Blur Food

7 (-) Nothing Really Matters Madonna Maverick

8 (5) Strong Enough Cher WEA

9 (4) Just Looking Stereophonics V2

10 (-) What's So Different? Ginuwine Epic

Albums

THIS LAST TITLE ARTIST LABEL

WEEK WEEK

1 (1) Talk on Corners The Corrs Atlantic

2 (2) The Miseducation of ... Lauryn Hill Columbia

3 (-) Beaucoup Fish Underworld JBO

4 (3) I've Been Expecting You Robbie Williams Chrysalis

5 (4) This Is My Truth Tell ... M. Street Preachers Epic

6 (5) You've Come a Long ... Fatboy Slim Skint

7 (6) Forgiven, Not Forgotten The Corrs Atlantic

8 (7) Step One Steps Jive

9 (3) Gran Turismo The Cardigans Stokholm

10 (22) My Love Is Your Love Whitney Houston Arista

Book lists provided by Waterstone's; film by `Screen International'; music by Chart Information Network; video by Blockbuster

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