BOOKS: BEST-SELLERS- Paperbacks
Sunday 28 November 1999
1 The English Jeremy Paxman/Penguin pounds 7.99
Bill Bryson's sneering Limey equivalent?
2 Internet: The Rough Guide A J Kennedy/Rough Guides pounds 6 Sites for sore eyes
3 Angela's Ashes Frank McCourt/Flamingo pounds 7.99
Growing up poor and oppressed in Ireland
4 Stalingrad Antony Beevor/Penguin pounds 12.99
Besieged city in the Second World War
5 Birdsong Sebastian Faulks/Vintage pounds 6.99 From adulterous bed to the hell of the trenches
6 Archangel Robert Harris/Arrow pounds 5.99
Stalin's diaries turn up in modern Moscow
7 Captain Corelli's Mandolin Louis de Bernieres/Vintage pounds 6.99
Star cross'd romance in a Greek isle
8 Notes from a Big Country Bill Bryson/Black Swan pounds 6.99 Bill turns his attention to his fellow people
9 A Man in Full Tom Wolfe/Picador pounds 10 Sprawling satire of greed and debt
10 Monsoon Wilbur Smith/Macmillan pounds 10.99 Three brother sets sail for Africa
Grace Dent on TV The Secret Life of the Pub is sexist, ageist and a breath of fresh air
Art Megumi Igarashi criticises Japan's 'backwards' attitude to women's sexual expression
tv Singer could become the most unlikely star of Westeros
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Woman 'suffocates newborn baby in plastic bag and puts it in her desk minutes after giving birth'
- 2 I've been called an abusive and dangerous parent, when all I did was listen to my transgender child
- 3 Company breaks open Apple Watch to discover what it says is 'planned obsolescence'
- 4 Teaching profession headed for crisis as numbers continue to drop and working lives become 'unbearable'
- 5 Chinese student carries disabled friend to school every day for three years
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Migrant boat disaster: Ukip candidate mocks victims in sickening Twitter post
Nigel Farage wants the BBC to stop making programmes like Doctor Who, Strictly Come Dancing, and Top Gear
Global warming: Scientists say temperatures could rise by 6C by 2100 and call for action ahead of UN meeting in Paris
General Election 2015: Britain would become a 'communist dictatorship' under Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon, claims wife of Michael Gove