Rating: NNNNNFICTION1 ANIL'S GHOST, by Michael Ondaatje (McClelland & Stewart) -- Follow-up to The English Patient immediately rises to the.
1 ANIL’S GHOST, by Michael Ondaatje (McClelland & Stewart) — Follow-up to The English Patient immediately rises to the top of every best-seller list.
2 HIGH FIDELITY, by Nick Hornby (Riverhead) — New film version gooses sales of this comic novel about a record collector.
3 THE HERO’S WALK, by Anita Rau Badami (Knopf) — Rising star’s story of a family reunion makes an impact.
4 AFTERIMAGE,by Helen Humphreys (HarperFlamingo) — A photographer takes an apprentice, with very surprising results.
5 MIDNIGHT ROBBER,by Nalo Hopkinson (Aspect Science Fiction) — Smart speculative tale is set in Caribbean planet of the future.
1 A HEARTBREAKING WORK OF STAGGERING GENIUS, by Dave Eggers (Simon & Schuster) — Memoir tracks powerful tale of a young orphan.
2 WE WANT SOME TOO, by Hal Niedzviecki (Penguin) — T.O. scenester argues that mass culture can be reclaimed.
3 TORONTO: CONSIDERING SELF-GOVERNMENT, edited by Mary W. Rowe (Ginger) — Essays probe T.O.’s future as a city state.
4 THE WORST-CASE SCENARIO SURVIVAL HANDBOOK, by David Borgenicht and Joshua Piven (Chronicle) — Survive anything with this guide.
5 SHARING THE WORK, SPARING THE PLANET, by Anders Hayden (Between the Lines) — Canuck prof makes eco argument for a shorter workweek.