Alt Best-Seller List

Rating: NNNNNFICTION1 WHITE TEETH,by Zadie Smith (Hamilton) -- UK sensation's first novel about culture clash in London takes world by.


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FICTION

1 WHITE TEETH,by Zadie Smith (Hamilton) — UK sensation’s first novel about culture clash in London takes world by storm.

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2 ANIL’S GHOST, by Michael Ondaatje (McClelland & Stewart) — Follow-up to The English Patient is still going strong.

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3 DISGRACE, by J.M. Coetzee (Vintage) — Brilliant Booker winner turns into popular summer reading.

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4 CHEATERS,by Eric Jerome Dickey (Dutton) — An intelligent take on testy relationships within the black community.

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5 KIT’S LAW, by Donna Morrissey (Penguin) — Powerful tale of a 14-year-old girl living in Newfoundland with her mentally handicapped mother.

NON-FICTION

1 EXPERIENCE, by Martin Amis (Knopf) — Celebrated UK novelist pens a moving memoir.

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2 NOW CITYGUIDE, by Steven Davey (McClelland & Stewart) — Tourist season gooses sales of NOW’s alt-guide to Toronto.

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3 TOO CLOSE TO THE FALLS, by Catherine Gildener (ECW) — Recollections of a very unconventional childhood in the shadow of Niagara Falls.

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4 IN A SUNBURNED COUNTRY, by Bill Bryson (Duke) — Whip-smart travel guru goes to Australia.

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5 FELA: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF AN AFRICAN MUSICAL ICON, by Michael Veal (Temple) — A look at late Nigerian Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti’s inspiration and influence.

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