The Independent on Sunday Bestsellers List


1 The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Antonia Fraser: Mandarin pounds 6.99

2 Trollope by Victoria Glendinning: Pimlico pounds 7.99

3 JFK Volume One: Restless Youth by Nigel Hamilton: Arrow pounds 9.99

4 Giles: A Life in Cartoons by Peter Tory: Headline pounds 6.99

5 Asil Nadir by Tim Hindle: Pan pounds 5.99

6 Mel: The Inside Story by Wensley Clarkson: Blake pounds 14.99

7 Peter Scott by Elspeth Huxley: Faber pounds 17.50

8 David Stirling: The Man Who Founded the SAS by Alan Hoe: Warner pounds 7.99

9 Cliff Richard by Mike Read: Hamlyn pounds 16.99

10 Audrey by Diana Maychick: Sidgwick pounds 15.99

The first figure in square brackets shows last week's place; the second shows the number of appearances on this list. Compiled by Bookwatch


1 Bravo Two-Zero by Andy McNab: Bantam pounds 14.99 (1/12)

2 Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle: Secker pounds 12.99 (3/14)

3 The Downing Street Years by Margaret Thatcher: HarperCollins pounds 25 (2/10)

4 Some Other Rainbow by John McCarthy & Jill Morrell: Bantam pounds 14.99 (7/15)

5 Life in the Freezer by Alastair Fothergill: BBC pounds 18.99 (4/6)

6 Adrian Mole: The Wilderness Years by Sue Townsend: Methuen pounds 8.99 (6/15)

7 The Guinness Book of Records 1994 ed Peter Matthews, pounds 14.99 (11/9)

8 The Wartime Kitchen & Garden by Jennifer Davies: BBC pounds 16.99 (-/2)

9 Mrs de Winter by Susan Hill: Sinclair-Stevenson pounds 12.99 (8/13)

10 Delia Smith's Christmas: BBC pounds 12.95 (-/7)

11 Taken on Trust by Terry Waite: Hodder pounds 14.99 (5/15)

12 Complete Illustrated Cookery Course by Delia Smith: BBC pounds 22.99 (-/3)

13 The Bible According to Spike Milligan: Michael Joseph pounds 9.99 (-/1)

14 Summer Collection by Delia Smith: BBC pounds 14.99 (13/13)

15 Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book Mitchell Beazley: pounds 7.99 (-/4)


1 Wild Swans by Jung Chang: Flamingo pounds 6.99 (1/15)

2 The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller: Mandarin pounds 3.99 (4/15)

3 Mixed Blessings by Danielle Steel: Corgi pounds 4.99 (2/5)

4 The Queen and I by Sue Townsend: Mandarin pounds 4.99 (6/15)

5 Mostly Harmless by Douglas Adams: Pan pounds 4.99 (10/13)

6 Lords and Ladies by Terry Pratchett: Corgi pounds 4.99 (-/6)

7 The Holy Thief by Ellis Peters: Warner pounds 4.99 (14/2)

8 This Other Eden by Ben Elton: Pocket Books pounds 5.99 (5/13)

9 Driving Force by Dick Francis: Pan pounds 4.99 (3/3)

10 The Maltese Angel by Catherine Cookson: Corgi pounds 4.99 (7/13)

11 The Scorpio Illusion by Robert Ludlum: HarperCollins pounds 5.99 (-/1)

12 An Evil Cradling by Brian Keenan: Vintage pounds 6.99 (-/2)

13 Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby: Gollancz pounds 4.99 (12/5)

14 The Firm by John Grisham: Arrow pounds 4.99 (-/10)

15 River God by Wilbur Smith: Macmillan pounds 9.99 (9/9)

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