1 WHITE TEETH,by Zadie Smith (Hamilton) -- UK sensation's first novel about culture clash in London takes world by storm.
2 2 ANIL'S GHOST, by Michael Ondaatje (McClelland & Stewart) -- Follow-up to The English Patient holds its own.
3 3 HIGH FIDELITY, by Nick Hornby (Riverhead) -- New film version gooses sales of this tale of a record collector.
4 4 THE HERO'S WALK, by Anita Rau Badami (Knopf) -- Rising star's story of a family reunion makes an impact.
5 5 THE VIRGIN SUICIDES, by Jeffrey Eugenides (Warner) -- Film of this tale of five doomed sisters boosts the book.
1 EXPERIENCE, by Martin Amis (Knopf) -- Celebrated UK novelist pens a moving memoir.
2 2 A HEARTBREAKING WORK OF STAGGERING GENIUS, by Dave Eggers (Simon & Schuster) -- Memoir tracks powerful tale of a young orphan.
3 3 WE WANT SOME TOO, by Hal Niedzviecki (Penguin) -- Scenester reclaims mass culture.
4 4 TORONTO: CONSIDERING SELF-GOVERNMENT, edited by Mary W. Rowe (Ginger) -- Essays ask whither T.O.
5 5 HOW TO READ AND WHY, by Harold Bloom (Scribner) -- Brainy Yale prof of humanities asks more big questions.