Rating: NNNNNFICTION1 WHITE TEETH,by Zadie Smith (Hamilton) -- UK sensation's first novel about culture clash in London is a winner. 2.
1 WHITE TEETH,by Zadie Smith (Hamilton) — UK sensation’s first novel about culture clash in London is a winner.
2 ANIL’S GHOST, by Michael Ondaatje (McClelland & Stewart) — Follow-up to The English Patient is still going strong.
3 DISGRACE, by J.M. Coetzee (Vintage) — Brilliant Booker winner turns into popular summer reading.
4 AFFINITY, by Sarah Waters (Riverhead) — Excellent follow-up to Tipping The Velvet unfolds in a women’s prison.
5 KIT’S LAW, by Donna Morrissey (Penguin) — Fourteen year-old lives in Newfoundland with her mentally handicapped mother.
1 EXPERIENCE, by Martin Amis (Knopf) — UK novelist pens a moving memoir.
2 NOW CITY GUIDE, by Steven Davey (McLelland & Stewart) — Tourist season gooses sales of NOW’s alt-guide to Toronto.
3 TOO CLOSE TO THE FALLS, by Catherine Gildener (ECW) — Recollections of a very unconventional childhood in the shadow of Niagara Falls.
4 IN A SUNBURNED COUNTRY, by Bill Bryson (Duke) — Whip-smart travel guru goes to Australia.
5 A HEARTBREAKING WORK OF STAGGERING GENIUS, by Dave Eggers (Simon & Schuster) — Memoir tracks powerful tale of a young orphan.