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 is still going strong.
3 3 DISGRACE, by J.M. Coetzee (Vintage) -- Brilliant Booker winner turns into popular summer reading.
4 4 THE HERO'S WALK, by Anita Rau Badami (Knopf) -- Rising star's story of a family reunion makes an impact.
5 5 POST-DYKES TO WATCH OUT FOR, by Alison Bechdel (Firebrand) -- Cartoon strips get inside the lesbo scene.
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 IN A SUNBURNED COUNTRY, by Bill Bryson (Duke) -- Whip-smart travel guru goes to Australia.
5 5 TINKER BELLES AND EVIL QUEENS, by Sean Griffin (New York University) -- Queer texts and subtexts in the land of Walt Disney.