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Hardbacks

1 The Whole Woman Germaine Greer/Doubleday pounds 16.99

Trumping the young hussies

2 Monica's Story Andrew Morton/M.O'Mara Books pounds 16.99

The tights come down, the sales go up

3 Monsoon Wilbur Smith/Macmillan pounds 17.99

It's raining money!

4 The Testament John Grisham/Century pounds 16.99

Secrets of bad billionaire's will

5 Single and Single John le Carre/Hodder pounds 16.99

Double and trouble

6 Year 1000 Robert & Lacey/Little,Brown pounds 12.99

Life as they knew it

7 Station X Michael Smith/Channel 4 Books pounds 14.99

Boffins' war effort

8 Sophie Grigson's Herbs Sophie Grigson/BBC pounds 18.99

Get chopping with eccentric cook

9 Sharpe's Fortress Bernard Cornwell/HarperCollins pounds 16.99 Guts, glory and glamorous uniforms

10 Michelin Red Guide: France Michelin,France pounds 14.75

For those who never tyre of la belle France

UK Films

THIS LAST WEEKS GROSS

WEEK WEEK IN CHART TO 21 MAR

1 (-) Waking Ned New pounds 911,901

Emerald Isle comedy about a faked lottery win

2 (2) A Bug's Life 7 pounds 26,694,648

Following on from Antz, another insect animation success

3 (4) Shakespeare In Love 8 pounds 15,524,363

All seven Oscars' worth of it

4 (-) Arlington Road New pounds 527,426

New neighbour causes paranoia in middle-class America

5 (1) Patch Adams 2 pounds 1,589,818

Dr Robin Williams tries to cheer up his patients

6 (3) The Thin Red Line 4 pounds 3,166,137

Terrence Malick's meditation on men under fire

7 (5) You've Got M@il 4 pounds 4,346,878

Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan in electronic love

8 (6) Pleasantville 2 pounds 664,945

Modern kids update the morals of a Fifties soap opera

9 (-) A Night At The Roxbury New pounds 124,842

Two geeks hope for a social life in nightclub comedy

10 (7) This Year's Love 5 pounds 3,488,861

Lessons in modern romance courtesy of Kathy Burke

Singles

THIS LAST

WEEK WEEK

1 (-) Blame It On The Weatherman B*Witched

2 (1) When The Going Gets Tough Boyzone

3 (3) Baby One More Time Britney Spears

4 (-) Strong Robbie Williams

5 (4) We Like To Party Vengaboys

6 (2) Better Best Forgotten Steps

7 (6) It's Not Right But It's Okay Whitney Houston

8 (-) My Love Kele Le Roc

9 (-) Music To Watch The Girls ... Andy Williams

10 (9) Tender Blur

Paperbacks

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

Crazy charity cook fest

2 Internet: Rough Guide Angus J Kennedy/Rough Guides pounds 5.99

Sites for sore eyes

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

Much read, much ignored

4 Patchwork Planet Anne Tyler/Vintage pounds 6.99

Redemption for divorced dad

5 Armadillo William Boyd/Penguin pounds 6.99

Insurance man finds insecure new life

6 God Of Small Things Arundhati Roy/Flamingo pounds 6.99

Take the toothbrush test

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

Greek myths, magic and music

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

Step-parents saga

9 The Female Eunuch Germaine Greer/Paladin pounds 8.99

Welcome return for incendiary tract

10 Street Lawyer John Grisham/Arrow Books pounds 5.99

High street sales

US Films

THIS LAST WEEKS GROSS

WEEK WEEK IN CHART TO 21 MAR

1 (-) Forces Of Nature New $13,510,728

Sandra Bullock as hypnotic stranger in yet another romance

2 (1) Analyze This 3 $57,153,515

Self-doubting mob boss Robert de Niro seeks psychoanalyst

3 (-) True Crime New $5,276,109

A race against time for Clint Eastwood in death-row thriller

4 (5) Baby Geniuses 2 $11,838,466

Family comedy about wicked scientists and gifted babies

5 (3) Cruel Intentions 3 $29,871,102

Dangerous Liaisons given Nineties treatment UK release: 11 June

6 (-) The King and I New $4,007,565

Animated adaptation of Rodgers and Hammerstein classic

7 (2) The Rage: Carrie 2 2 $12,615,614

The blood is still flowing in the sequel that took 23 years to arrive

8 (4) The Corruptor 2 $10,916,321

Oliver Stone-produced double-crossing cop tale UK release: 21 May

9 (11) Shakespeare In Love 15 $73,192,745

Welcome home to Gwyneth Paltrow

10 (6) Deep End Of The Ocean 2 $10,002,682

Michelle Pfeiffer turns her back, and her three-year-old disappears

Albums

THIS LAST

WEEK WEEK

1 (-) 13 Blur

2 (1) Performance and Cocktails Stereophonics

3 (2) Talk On Corners Corrs

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

5 (8) Baby One More Time Britney Spears

6 (4) The Miseducation Of ... Lauryn Hill

7 (12) This Is My Truth,Tell Me Yours Manic Street...

8 (10) Forgiven, Not Forgotten Corrs

9 (14) Step One Steps

10 (16) Gran Turismo Cardigans

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