Ten best-selling travel literature paperbacks:

1. A Journey to Ladakh by Andrew Harvey (Picador, pounds 5.99)

2. The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin (Picador, pounds 6.99)

3. Goodnight Mr Lenin by Tiziano Terzani (Picador, pounds 5.99)

4. Skulduggery by Mark Shand (Penguin, pounds 5.99)

5. A Time of Gifts by Patrick Leigh Fermor (Penguin, pounds 6.99)

6. Magic and Mystery in Tibet by Alexandra David-Neel (Mandala, pounds 5.99)

7. A Far Country, Travels in Ethiopia by Philip Marsden- Smedley (Arrow, pounds 5.99)

8. So Far From God by Patrick Marnham (Penguin, pounds 5.99)

9. Touching the Void by Joe Simpson (Pan, pounds 4.99)

10. Far Away and Long Ago by William Hudson (Eland, pounds 6.99)

Information supplied by The Travel Bookshop, 13 Blenheim Crescent, London W11 2EE (071-229 5260).