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---------------------------------------------------------------- Hardbacks ---------------------------------------------------------------- 1 Princess in Love by Anna Pasternak Bloomsbury pounds 14.99 (1/2) 2 Writing Home by Alan Bennett Faber pounds 17.50 (-/1) 3 Botham: My Autobiography by Ian Botham & Peter Hayter CollinsWillow pounds 15.99 (2/5) 4 Looking for Trouble by Peter de la Billiere HarperCollins pounds 19.99 (4/4) 5 Wild Horses by Dick Francis Michael Joseph pounds 14.99 (3/6) 6 The Body Farm by Patricia D Cornwell Little Brown pounds 15.99 (-/1) 7 Magic Eye 3 by N E Thing Enterprises Michael Joseph pounds 11.99 (5/6) 8 Blanc Mange by Raymond Blanc BBC Books pounds 18.99 (9/2) 9 The Lost Heart of Asia by Colin Thubron Heinemann pounds 16.99 (-/1) 10 Treasure by Dan James Studio Editions pounds 8.99 (-/1) 11 The Glass Lake by Maeve Binchy Orion pounds 15.99 (13/5) 12 On Foot Through Africa by Ffyona Campbell Orion pounds 16.99 (-/3) 13 East, West by Salman Rushdie Jonathan Cape pounds 9.99 (-/1) 14 Now and Then by Roy Castle Robson pounds 16.95 (12/4) 15 The Tinker's Girl by Catherine Cookson Bantam Press pounds 15.99 (-/1) ---------------------------------------------------------------- Paperbacks ---------------------------------------------------------------- 1 100 Recipes in No Time At All by 'Challenging Anneka' BBC Books pounds 4.99 (1/2) 2 Bravo Two Zero by Andy McNab Corgi pounds 5.99 (2/6) 3 Complicity by Iain Banks Abacus pounds 6.99 (3/5) 4 The Golden Straw by Catherine Cookson Corgi pounds 5.99 (7/2) 5 Disclosure by Michael Crichton Arrow pounds 5.99 (4/6) 6 The Crocodile Bird by Ruth Rendell Arrow pounds 4.99 (9/2) 7 A Spanish Lover by Joanna Trollope Black Swan pounds 5.99 (5/15) 8 Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks Vintage pounds 5.99 (11/14) 9 The Blue Afternoon by William Boyd Penguin pounds 5.99 (13/10) 10 Mrs de Winter by Susan Hill Mandarin pounds 5.99 (-/1) 11 Vanished by Danielle Steel Corgi pounds 4.99 (12/8) 12 Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle Minerva pounds 5.99 (-/18) 13 Deceit by Clare Francis Pan pounds 5.99 (6/5) 14 Cruel and Unusual by Patricia D Cornwell Warner pounds 4.99 (14/16) 15 The Darkening Sea by Alexander Kent Pan pounds 4.99 (8/2) ---------------------------------------------------------------- DIY & Decorating ---------------------------------------------------------------- 1 The Swedish Room by Lars Sjoberg Frances Lincoln pounds 20 2 The Readers Digest DIY Manual Reader's Digest pounds 32.95 3 Tricia Guild's Painted Country by Tricia Guild, Conran Octopus pounds 20 4 Kevin McCloud's Decorating Book Dorling Kindersley pounds 20 5 Collins Complete DIY Manual by Albert Jackson & David Day HarperCollins pounds 24.99 6 New Paint Magic by Jocasta Innes Frances Lincoln pounds 20 7 Complete Book of Curtains and Drapes by Caroline Wrey, Ebury Press pounds 17.99 8 The House Book by Terence Conran Conran Octopus pounds 12.99 9 Laura Ashley Guide to Home Decorating, Weidenfeld pounds 12.99 10 The Thrifty Decorator by Jocasta Innes Conran Octopus pounds 15.99 ---------------------------------------------------------------- Events ---------------------------------------------------------------- Australian poet Les Murray, tonight at Barracks Studios, Newcastle-under-Lyme, 7.30pm, pounds 6/pounds 4. 0782 638775.

P D James reads from Original Sin, Waterstones, Birmingham, Tues, 7pm, pounds 1.50; Waterstones, St Mary's Centre, Chester, Sat, 7.30pm, pounds 3.50.

Miroslav Holub discusses the influence of science on poetry at the ICA, The Mall, London SW1. Mon, 8pm, pounds 5.50 (pounds 4.50). 071-873 0061.

Christopher Hitchens poses the question Literary Theory: What has it done for us?; Edward Said, Marina Warner, Terry Eagleton and Frank Kermode try to answer. Wed, ICA, 7.30pm, pounds 5.50 (pounds 4.50).

071-873 0061.

Nicholas Mosley reads Efforts at Truth, his autobiography: Waterstones, St Mary's Centre, Chester, pounds 3.50, 7.30pm.

Ffyona Campbell reads from On Foot Through Africa about her solo expedition, Waterstones, Bath, Tues; Edinburgh West End, Fri. Both 7pm, free.

Poetry International visits the South Bank Centre, London SE1 for ten days starting Fri. Readings by Tony Harrison, Purcell Room, Fri, 7.30pm, pounds 6 (pounds 3.50); Ciaran Carson, Waterloo Bar, Sat, 11am, pounds 5 (pounds 2.50); Paul Muldoon, Purcell Room, Sat, 7.30, pounds 6 (pounds 3.50); Michael Hofmann, Waterloo Bar, Sun, 11am, pounds 5 (pounds 2.50); John Heath Stubbs, Tom Paulin and Michele Roberts, Chelsfield Room, Sun, 2pm, pounds 5 (pounds 2.50). Brochure/tickets: 071-928 8800.

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