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 POISONWOOD BIBLE, by Barbara Kingsolver (HarperCollins) — Perennial favourite author’s newest makes a major summer comeback.
3 DISGRACE, by J.M. Coetzee (Vintage) — Crafty Booker winner turns into popular summer reading.
4 AFFINITY, by Sarah Waters (Putnam) — Excellent follow-up to Tipping The Velvet unfolds in a women’s prison.
5 LIFE ISN’T ALL HA HA HEE HEE, by Meera Syal (New Press) — Comic tale looks at friendship among three South Asian women.
1 DJ CULTURE, by Ulf Poschardt (Quartet) — Hot new analysis of life inside the spin zone.
2 IN A SUNBURNED COUNTRY, by Bill Bryson (Duke) — Whip-smart travel guru goes to Australia.
3 CREATIVITY: UNLEASHING THE FORCES WITHIN, by Osho (Griffin) — New Ager explores personal potential.
4 FELA: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF AN AFRICAN MUSICAL ICON,by Michael Veal (Temple) — A rigorous overview of the life and influence of Fela Kuti.
5 THE DARK SIDE OF THE NATION, by Himani Bannerji (Canadian Scholars) — Sharp Canuck critic revisits the meaning of multiculturalism.