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Hardbacks

1 Hannibal Thomas Harris/Heinemann pounds 16.99

Eat your heart out

2 The Naked Chef Jamie Oliver/M Joseph pounds 18.99

Maybe he should get together with Lecter

3 Death du Jour Kathy Reichs/Heinemann pounds 10

More slice and dice than Jamie Oliver

4 Monsoon Wilbur Smith/Macmillan pounds 17.99

Rollicking maritime cargo saga

5 Star Wars: Episode One - The Screenplay Century pounds 15.99

We're a nation of gorehounds and infantilists, obviously

6 The Guv'nor Lenny McLean/Blake pounds 14.99

You don't want to meet him in a dark alley

7 The Science Of Discworld Terry Pratchett etc/Ebury pounds 14.99

How that wizardy stuff could really work

8 The Planets David McNab & James Jounger/BBC pounds 19.99

The TV series is over, the book goes marching on

9 Star Wars: Episode One David Reynolds/D Kindersley pounds 12.99

Down but not yet out

10 Score! Jilly Cooper/Bantam pounds 16.99

Rumpy-pumpy in the world of classical music

Paperbacks

1 A Widow For One Year John Irving/Black Swan pounds 7.99

Bereaved female novelist at three stages of her life

2 About A Boy Nick Hornby/Indigo pounds 6.99

Feckless male makes friends with fatherless lad

3 Stalingrad Antony Beevor/Indigo pounds 12.99

Worthy recipient of the first Samuel Johnson prize

4 Georgiana Duchess Of Devonshire A Foreman/Flamingo pounds 8.99

That irrepressible Spencer woman

5 Point Of Origin Patricia Cornwell/Warner pounds 5.99

Crazed former adversary menaces Kay Scarpetta

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

Strangely uneven, yet strangely captivating

7 Ralph's Party Lisa Jewell/Penguin pounds 5.99

Inhabitants of London house mix and match emotionally

8 The Breaker Minette Walters/Pan pounds 5.99

A woman's body is washed up on a Dorset beach

9 Tara Road Maeve Binchy/Orion pounds 6.99

House swap leads to romantic tangles

10 Driving Over Lemons Chris Stewart/Sort of Books pounds 6.99

Ex-Genesis drummer flees to Southern Spain

UK Films

THIS LAST WEEKS GROSS

WEEK WEEK IN CHART TO 20 JUNE

1 (1) The Matrix (15) 2 pounds 7,342,530

Starring some special effects and a man called Keanu

2 (2) Notting Hill (15) 5 pounds 17,832,406

Ms Celebrity meets Mr Ordinary

3 (-) Cruel Intentions (15) New pounds 898,118

American teen version of `Les Liaisons Dangeureuses'

4 (3) She's All That (12) 5 pounds 5,132,132

More life lessons for dull American teenagers

5 (4) Human Traffic (18) 3 pounds 1,490,764

Three days in the life of the youth of today

6 (-) Bride Of Chucky (18) New pounds 210,261

The killer doll gets the girl (if you can call her that)

7 (-) Celebrity (18) New pounds 139,882

Ken does a Woody

8 (5) My Favourite Martian (PG) 4 pounds 1,475,264

Bad 1960s sitcom becomes an even worse 1990s movie

9 (6) The King And I (U) 4 pounds 955,466

Rogers and Hammerstein meet Disney

10 (-) Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (PG) New pounds 49,723

Bollywood epic starring Aishwarya Rai

US Films

THIS LAST WEEKS GROSS

WEEK WEEK IN CHART TO 20 JUNE

1 (-) Tarzan New $34,361,342

The latest animated offering from Disney UK release: 22 Oct

2 (1) Austin Powers 2 2 $116,148,215

Shagadelic! UK release: 30 July

3 (-) The General's Daughter New $22,332,053

John Travolta investigates her death

4 (2) Star Wars: Phantom Menace 5 $328,072,869

See for yourself on 16 July

5 (2) Notting Hill 4 $79,748,215

Doing well considering how dull it is

6 (4) Instinct 3 $27,138,982

Hopkins as a psychiatrist turned psychopath. Sound familiar?

7 (5) The Mummy 7 $142,006,580

`The adventure is reborn'. Or so it claims

8 (6) Entrapment 8 $82,001,519

Connery and Zeta Jones's adventure UK release: 2 July

9 (7) The Matrix 12 $163,869,151

They like him there too

10 (10) Tea With Mussolini 6 $8,693,336

Cher heads otherwise British cast in Zeffirelli's Italian romance

Singles

THIS LAST

WEEK WEEK

1 (-) Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!! Vengaboys

2 (1) Bring It All Back S Club 7

3 (-) Sometimes Britney Spears

4 (2) Beautiful Stranger Madonna

5 (-) I Breathe Again Adam Rickitt

6 (4) That Don't Impress Me Much Shania Twain

7 (3) Everybody's Free (To Wear ...) Baz Luhrmann

8 (5) Sweet Like Chocolate Shanks & Bigfoot

9 (-) Tearin' Up My Heart NSYNC

10 (6) Hey Boy Hey Girl The Chemical Brothers

Albums

THIS LAST

WEEK WEEK

1 (-) Synkronized Jamiroquai

2 (1) My Request Boyzone

3 (2) Gold - Greatest Hits Abba

4 (3) Come On Over Shania Twain

5 (8) The Capitol & Reprise Years Dean Martin

6 (6) The Hush Texas

7 (5) Californication Red Hot Chili Peppers

8 (7) Performance and Cocktails Stereophonics

9 (10) My Love Is Your Love Whitney Houston

10 (-) Guerrilla Super Furry Animals

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