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 MIDNIGHT ROBBER, by Nalo Hopkinson (Warner) — Local author imagines carnival on a Caribbean-colonized planet.

NON-FICTION

1 RUDE,edited by Walcott Rinaldo (Insomniac) — Essays on black Canadian cultural studies.

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2 BACCHANAL!, by Peter Mason (Temple) — Survey traces the history and influence of the carnival culture of Trinidad.

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3 DRUMBLAIR: MEMORIES OF A JAMAICAN CHILDHOOD, by Rachel Manley (Vintage) — Growing up in Jamaica’s best-known political family.

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4 FELA: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF AN AFRICAN MUSICAL ICON, by Michael Veal (Temple) — A look at musician Fela Kuti’s inspiration and impact.

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

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