Books: Best Sellers - Paperbacks
Sunday 09 May 1999
Extracts from classics introduced by Vanessa Feltz.
2 The Last Continent Terry Pratchett/Corgi pounds 5.99
Discworld Down Under with tinnies and sheilas
3 About A Boy Nick Hornby/Indigo pounds 6.99
Feckless male makes friends with fatherless lad
4 Amsterdam Ian McEwan/Vintage pounds 6.99
Slim Booker winner, even slimmer in paperback
5 Internet: Rough Guide Angus J Kennedy/Rough Guides pounds 5.99
The unspoilt beaches of cyberspace
6 Master Georgie Beryl Bainbridge/Abacus pounds 6.99
Weirdness abounds during Crimean War
7 Highway Code 1999 Stationery Office Books pounds 1.49
Cyclists take note
8 Patchwork Planet Anne Tyler/Vintage pounds 6.99
Feelgood family fiction
9 Once In A House On Fire Andrea Ashworth/Picador pounds 6.99
Touching tale of abuse survivor
10 Captain Correlli's Mandolin Louis de Bernieres/Vintage pounds 6.99
A man, a woman and a pine marten called Psipsina
Arts & Ents blogs
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- 2 Doctors remove 80 teeth from boy's jaw
- 3 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum
- 4 Sir Winston Churchill’s family begged him not to convert to Islam, letter reveals
- 5 Naomi Wolf reacts to Isis 'conspiracy theories' critism after she questions whether beheading videos are real
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British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
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Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
Douglas Carswell tells Ukip to stop blaming foreigners as youth poll shows Nigel Farage is even less popular than Nick Clegg