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.
Art Piece taken off website amid 'severe security alert'
Maisie Williams single-handedly rises to the challengeTV
Academy criticised after no non-white actors nominated
tvAn expose of hooliganism masquerading as an ideological battle
artLee Hadwin can't draw when he's awake, but by night he's an artist
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Benedict Cumberbatch says Hollywood is better for black British actors
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 3 UK weather: Snow to fall in the coming week with sub-zero temperatures to last until early February
- 4 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 5 Warriors in ancient Iraq suffered Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder more than 3,000 years ago, say researchers
Heavy metal producer's corpse to be mutilated by models as per his dying wish
Mr Selfridge series 3: Actress Kara Tointon says 'we're starting to see his demise'
Benedict Cumberbatch says Hollywood is better for black British actors
Downton Abbey season 5 episode 6 - review: Thomas and Lady Edith show sad signs of the times
Sia apologises for 'Elastic Heart' music video that sees Shia LaBeouf wrestle 12-year-old Maddie Ziegler
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd