Books: Best Sellers

Hardbacks

TITLE AUTHOR/PUBLISHER PRICE

1 Station X Michael Smith/Channel 4 Books pounds 14.99

The boffins of Bletchley speak out at long last

2 The Testament John Grisham/Century pounds 16.99

Billionaire leaves fortune to rainforest babe

3 Single and Single John le Carre/Hodder pounds 16.99

Money-laundering saga hits paydirt

4 Birthday Letters Ted Hughes/Faber pounds 14.99

We all want a piece of Sylvia and Ted

5 Dead Souls Ian Rankin/Orion pounds 9.99

Inspector Rebus: one of the best 'tecs around

6 Year 1000 Robert Lacey/Little, Brown pounds 12.99

Looking back 999 years

7 Seafood Odyssey Rick Stein/BBC pounds 18.99

Laid-back chef sticks his nose into other people's cooking

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

Culinary Toyah Willcox gets chopping

9 Lost Continent Bill Bryson/Secker pounds 9.99

Travelling satirist tours America

10 Georgiana Amanda Foreman/HarperCollins pounds 19.99

Whitbread biography of the year

Paperbacks

TITLE AUTHOR/PUBLISHER PRICE

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

Celebs' cook-up for charidee

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

Uprooted kids and well-meaning step-parents

3 Internet: Rough Guide Angus J Kennedy/Rough Guides pounds 5

Finding the unspoilt beaches of cyberspace

4 Notes from a Small Island Bill Bryson/Black Swan pounds 6.99

Learn to laugh at yourself with bumptious Bill

5 Enduring Love Ian McEwan/Vintage pounds 6.99

Ballooning will never seeem the same again

6 Street Lawyer John Grisham/Arrow pounds 5.99

Lawyers are sexy, moral and brave

7 Birdsong Sebastian Faulks/Vintage pounds 6.99

How come the film's taken so long?

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

Will nothing dislodge the musical Captain?

9 Men are from Mars ... John Gray/Thorsons pounds 9.99

Stop buying it now - enough's enough

10 War of Don Emanuel ... Louis de Bernieres/Vintage pounds 6.99

Romance and ribaldry in South America

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