Rating: NNNNNFICTION1 ANIL'S GHOST, by Michael Ondaatje (McClelland & Stewart) -- Follow-up to The English Patient holds top spot. 2 2.
1 ANIL’S GHOST, by Michael Ondaatje (McClelland & Stewart) — Follow-up to The English Patient holds top spot.
2 WHITE TEETH,by Zadie Smith (Hamilton) — UK sensation’s first novel about culture clash in London takes world by storm.
3 HIGH FIDELITY, by Nick Hornby (Riverhead) — New film version gooses sales of this tale of a record collector.
4 THE HERO’S WALK, by Anita Rau Badami (Knopf) — Rising star’s story of a family reunion makes an impact.
5 AFTERIMAGE,by Helen Humphreys (HarperFlamingo) — A photographer takes an apprentice, with surprising results.
1 A HEARTBREAKING WORK OF STAGGERING GENIUS, by Dave Eggers (Simon & Schuster) — Memoir tracks powerful tale of a young orphan.
2 EXPERIENCE, by Martin Amis (Knopf) — Celebrated UK novelist pens a moving memoir.
3 WE WANT SOME TOO, by Hal Niedzviecki (Penguin) — Scenester reclaims mass culture.
4 TORONTO: CONSIDERING SELF-GOVERNMENT, edited by Mary W. Rowe (Ginger) — Essays ask whither T.O.
5 HOW TO READ AND WHY, by Harold Bloom (Scribner) — Brainy Yale prof of humanities asks more big questions.