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
TVJamie's Sugar Rush reveal's campaigning chef's new foe
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 What marriage would look like if we actually followed the Bible
- 2 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 3 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 4 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 5 Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition
Three million books were judged by their covers - this is what happened
The Gamechangers trailer: Daniel Radcliffe stars in GTA movie
Joan Aiken: Today's Google Doodle celebrates life of British fantasy novelist
Photographer captures the beauty and intensity of his girlfriend giving birth at home
Jamie’s Sugar Rush, TV review: Defeated by school dinners, Oliver takes on a new enemy
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees