Alt Best-Seller List

Rating: NNNNNFICTION1 ANIL'S GHOST, by Michael Ondaatje (McClelland & Stewart) -- Follow-up to The English Patient holds top spot. 2 2.


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FICTION

1 ANIL’S GHOST, by Michael Ondaatje (McClelland & Stewart) — Follow-up to The English Patient holds top spot.

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2 WHITE TEETH,by Zadie Smith (Hamilton) — UK sensation’s first novel about culture clash in London takes world by storm.

3

3 HIGH FIDELITY, by Nick Hornby (Riverhead) — New film version gooses sales of this tale of a record collector.

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4 THE HERO’S WALK, by Anita Rau Badami (Knopf) — Rising star’s story of a family reunion makes an impact.

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5 AFTERIMAGE,by Helen Humphreys (HarperFlamingo) — A photographer takes an apprentice, with surprising results.

NON-FICTION

1 A HEARTBREAKING WORK OF STAGGERING GENIUS, by Dave Eggers (Simon & Schuster) — Memoir tracks powerful tale of a young orphan.

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2 EXPERIENCE, by Martin Amis (Knopf) — Celebrated UK novelist pens a moving memoir.

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3 WE WANT SOME TOO, by Hal Niedzviecki (Penguin) — Scenester reclaims mass culture.

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4 TORONTO: CONSIDERING SELF-GOVERNMENT, edited by Mary W. Rowe (Ginger) — Essays ask whither T.O.

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5 HOW TO READ AND WHY, by Harold Bloom (Scribner) — Brainy Yale prof of humanities asks more big questions.

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