Rating: NNNNNFICTION1 WHITE TEETH,by Zadie Smith (Hamilton) -- UK sensation's first novel about culture clash in London takes world by.
1 WHITE TEETH,by Zadie Smith (Hamilton) — UK sensation’s first novel about culture clash in London takes world by storm.
2 ANIL’S GHOST, by Michael Ondaatje (McClelland & Stewart) — Follow-up to The English Patient is still going strong.
3 DISGRACE, by J.M. Coetzee (Vintage) — Brilliant Booker winner turns into popular summer reading.
4 THE HERO’S WALK, by Anita Rau Badami (Knopf) — Rising star’s story of a family reunion makes an impact.
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 A HEARTBREAKING WORK OF STAGGERING GENIUS, by Dave Eggers (Simon & Schuster) — Memoir tracks powerful tale of a young orphan.
3 WE WANT SOME TOO, by Hal Niedzviecki (Penguin) — Scenester reclaims mass culture.
4 IN A SUNBURNED COUNTRY, by Bill Bryson (Duke) — Whip-smart travel guru goes to Australia.
5 TINKER BELLES AND EVIL QUEENS, by Sean Griffin (New York University) — Queer texts and subtexts in the land of Walt Disney.