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.
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Snoop Dogg and Jared Leto buy a stake in Reddit as A-list invests $50m
- 2 Prince held a Facebook Q&A and this is the only question he answered
- 3 Car tax disc changes: Two days to go - and they affect you much more than just not displaying a piece of paper
- 4 Now we know whose fault it is if you end up being murdered in Thailand
- 5 35,000 walrus gather ashore on north-west Alaska beach 'for a rest'
Exclusive: 'Putin's Russia has been my biggest regret,' says Nato's outgoing Secretary General
The Osborne Ultimatum: Chancellor’s benefits freeze bombshell will affect ten million households
There’s no excuse for Dave Lee Travis’s behaviour, but we need to keep a sense of proportion
Should gay sex be illegal? 16% of Britons think so
Mark Reckless becomes second Tory MP to defect to Ukip in a month
Benefits 'smart cards' plan revealed by Iain Duncan Smith to stop claimants spending welfare money on alcohol
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