Saturday 12 August 1995
2. The One That Got Away by Chris Ryan (Century, pounds 14.99)
3. Belgarath the Sorcerer by David and Leigh Eddings (HarperCollins, pounds 15.99)
4. Fingerprints of the Gods by Graham Hancock (Heinemann, pounds 16.99)
5. More Rhodes Around Britain by Gary Rhodes (BBC, pounds 15.99)
6. Of Love and Other Demons by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Cape, pounds 13.99)
7. Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder
8. The Rainmaker by John Grisham
9. Lightning by Danielle Steele (Bantam, pounds 14.99)
10. River Out Of Eden by Richard Dawkins (Weidenfeld, pounds 9.99)
Why the Allies Won by Richard Overy (Cape, pounds 20). Well-argued study of how a combination of better technology and superior leadership secured victory in World War Two.
Between Friends: the Letters of Hannah Arendt and Mary McCarthy ed. Carol Brightman (Secker, pounds 25). Insights into one of the great literary friendships of the century.
Satie Remembered ed. Robert Orledge (Faber, pounds 10.99). Contemporaries remember the composer as a modernist genius, enigmatic joker and tragic eccentric.
tv Review: Miranda Hart and co deliver the festive goods
tvReview: Older generation get hot under the collar this Christmas
comedy Erm...he seems to be back
tvReview: No ho-ho-hos with Nick Frost's badass Santa
tv Gymnast Louis Smith triumphed in the Christmas special
Film The critics but sneer but these unfashionable festive films are our favourites
TV We're so close to knowing what happened to Oliver Hughes, but a last-minute bluff crushes expectations
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 PlayStation and Xbox hacked by Lizard Squad
- 2 Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
- 3 The Grace Dent Christmas Questionnaire
- 4 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum
- 5 Vagina canoe artist defends herself over ‘obscenity’ charges
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'