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
MusicThe band accidentally called Londoners the C-word
Film 'I've never been comfortable on-screen', she says
Review: One Direction, Fourmusic
Review: The World of Ice and Firebooks
Film More romcom than S&M
Review: The Imitation Gamefilm
Comedy...to show her mastectomy scars
TVNetflix gets cryptic
TV review A moving film showing kids too busy to enjoy their youth
Books Not even a Man Booker prize could save Richard Flanagan from a nomination
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 'Not suppost to cry': 9-year-old lists the worst things about being a boy
- 2 Iggy Azalea responds to Eminem rape lyrics: 'I'm bored of old men threatening young women'
- 3 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 4 Lana Del Rey rape video: Marilyn Manson denies involvement in shocking leaked footage
- 5 Winnie the Pooh banned from Polish playground for being 'inappropriate hermaphrodite'
Lee Evans announces his retirement from comedy on The Jonathan Ross Show
Iggy Azalea responds to Eminem rape lyrics: 'I'm bored of old men threatening young women'
Angelina Jolie confirms retirement from acting: 'I've never been comfortable on-screen'
Lana Del Rey rape video: Marilyn Manson denies involvement in shocking leaked footage
Willow and Jaden Smith talk duality of apples, holographic realities and the melancholia of the ocean in incredible New York Times interview
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Muslims pre-date Columbus in discovering America,' says Turkish president Erdogan
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Former Tory PM Sir John Major says 'we would not have an NHS without migrants'