Paperback top 10
Sunday 25 July 1999
First outing for the engaging apprentice sorcerer
2 H Potter/Chamber of Secrets JK Rowling/Bloomsbury/pounds 4.99
Harry Potter goes back to Hogwarts Academy
3 Charlotte Gray Sebastian Faulks/Vintage pounds 6.99
SOE shenanigans in perfect period underwear
4 Another World Pat Barker/Penguin pounds 6.99
Magnificent, subtle ghost story with WWI flashbacks
5 About a Boy Nick Hornby/Indigo pounds 6.99
Feckless male makes friends with fatherless lad
6 Georgiana Duchess of Devonshire A Foreman/Flamingo pounds 8.99
That irrepressible Spencer woman
7 The Loop Nicholas Evans/Corgi pounds 5.99
The wolf whisperer
8 The Tesseract Alex Garland/Penguin pounds 6.99
Four complex, interlocking tales set in the Philippines
9 Amsterdam Ian McEwan/Vintage pounds 6.99
Below-par Booker winner picks up sales
10 A Widow For One Year John Irving/Black Swan pounds 7.99
Bereaved female novelist at three stages of her life
Robin Thicke admits he didn't write 'Blurred Lines'music
Review: Cilla, ITV TV
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Scottish referendum: So how about the English now being given a chance to split from England?
- 2 London council removes 'unacceptable' Stamford Hill posters telling women which side of the road to walk down
- 3 Kim Kardashian 'nude pictures' leaked on 4chan in new celebrity hacking attack weeks after Jennifer Lawrence scandal
- 4 Matthew Miller: American sentenced to hard labour in North Korea 'wanted to be Snowden II'
- 5 Iranian blogger found guilty of insulting Prophet Mohammad on Facebook sentenced to death
Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea's 'Booty' music video is just a load of butts
Friends 20th anniversary: Alison Jackson photographs reunited cast
The Beatles biographer reveals exclusive original manuscripts of some of the best pop songs ever written
Friends 20th anniversary: The highs and lows of the cast's careers since 2004
Friends 20th anniversary: Six things we wouldn't have without influential comedy series
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'