Saturday 30 September 1995
2. Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson (Doubleday, pounds 15.99)
3. Enigma by Robert Harris (Hutchinson, pounds 15.99)
4. A Test of Time: the Bible from Myth to History by David Rohl
5. Granchester Grind by Tom Sharpe (Deutsch, pounds 14.99)
6. The Moor's Last Sigh by Salman Rushdie (Cape, pounds 15.99)
7. Rose Madder by Stephen King (Hodder, pounds 16.99)
8. The One That Got Away by Chris Ryan (Century, pounds 14.99)
9. Summer Collection by Delia Smith (BBC Books, pounds 14.99)
10. Coming Home by Rosamund Pilcher (Hodder, pounds 16.99
Hidden Lives: A Family Memoir by Margaret Forster (Viking, pounds 16). Women's history brought to life via three generations of the author's family. Full of treasures.
The Faber Book of Science edited by John Carey (Faber, pounds 17.50). The Oxford English professor shows that scientific literature can be as creative as fiction in this stunning anthology.
The Redress of Poetry: Oxford Lectures by Seamus Heaney (Faber, pounds 15.99). The best lectures by an Oxford Professor of Poetry since WH Auden's 40 years ago.
Testaments Betrayed by Milan Kundera (Faber, pounds 16.99). Dazzling collection of thoughts on Western literature. A masterpiece.
The Virago Book of Women Gardeners edited by Deborah Kellaway (Virago, pounds 16.99). Gloriously fertile compendium full of witty, entertaining snippets.
Blake by Peter Ackroyd (Sinclair-Stevenson, pounds 20). Magisterial portrait of the poet-artist as a Cockney visionary and religious radical.
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
ReviewThese heroes in a half shell should have been left in hibernation
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Jack the Ripper: Scientist who claims to have identified notorious killer has 'made serious DNA error'
- 2 Banksy arrest hoax: Internet duped by fake online report claiming artist's identity has been revealed
- 3 Former East 17 frontman Brian Harvey turns up at Downing Street and 'demands to speak to Prime Minister'
- 4 Kentucky gang rape: 15-year-old boy left in critical condition after sexual attack by group at party
- 5 Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after treatment by British doctors on brink of 'cure'
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
Worst Airports of 2014: Poll names Islamabad airport in Pakistan worst in the world