Best-sellers: Paperbacks

1 About A Boy Nick Hornby/Indigo pounds 6.99

Feckless male makes friends with fatherless lad

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

The unspoilt beaches of cyberspace

3 Master Georgie Beryl Bainbridge/Abacus pounds 6.99

Weirdness abounds during Crimean war

4 Natwest Playfair Cricket Annual 1999

ed B Frindall/Headline pounds 4.99

Start swotting up now for the cricket world cup

5 How To Get What You Want And Want What You Get John Gray/Vermillion pounds 9.99

Lots of people seem to want this book

6 Once In A House On Fire Andrea Ashworth/Picador pounds 6.99

Touching tale of abuse survivor

7 Patchwork Planet Anne Tyler/Vintage pounds 6.99

Feelgood family fiction

8 The Travelling Horn Player Barbara Trapido/Penguin pounds 6.99

Further adventures of the characters we've grown to love

9 Captain Corelli's Mandolin Louis De Bernieres/Vintage pounds 6.99

Will the Captain win the tempestuous Pelagia?

10 Men Are From Mars ... John Gray/Thorsons pounds 9.99

Another fix of sexist stereotyping

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