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 CHEATERS,by Eric Jerome Dickey (Dutton) -- An intelligent take on testy relationships within the black community.
5 5 MIDNIGHT ROBBER, by Nalo Hopkinson (Warner) -- Local author imagines carnival on a Caribbean-colonized planet.
1 RUDE,edited by Walcott Rinaldo (Insomniac) -- Essays on black Canadian cultural studies.
2 2 BACCHANAL!, by Peter Mason (Temple) -- Survey traces the history and influence of the carnival culture of Trinidad.
3 3 DRUMBLAIR: MEMORIES OF A JAMAICAN CHILDHOOD, by Rachel Manley (Vintage) -- Growing up in Jamaica's best-known political family.
4 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.
5 5 NOW CITYGUIDE, by Steven Davey (McClelland & Stewart) -- Tourist season gooses sales of NOW's alt-guide to Toronto.