Bestsellers

 

Ireland

Original Fiction

1. The Last Precinct, by Patricia Cornwell (Little Brown) 2. Sushi For Beginners, by Marian Keyes (Poolbeg) 3. Someone Like You, by Cathy Kelly (Poolbeg) 4. Scarlet Feather, by Maeve Binchy (Orion) 5. The Truth, by Terry Pratchett (Doubleday)

Hardback Non Fiction 1. An Unsung Hero: Tom Crean, Antartic Survivor, by Michael Smith (The Collins Press) 2. One Voice: My Life In Song, by Christy Moore (Lir/Hodder & S.) 3. The Beatles Anthology, by The Beatles (Cassell) 4. Captain Fantastic: Roy Keane, by Stafford Hildred & Tim Ewbank (John Blake Pub.) 5. Guinness World Records 2001 (Guinness)

Paperback Fiction

1. A Star Called Henry, by Roddy Doyle (Vintage) 2. Far From Over, by Sheila O'Flanagan (Headline) 3. Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years, by Sue Townsend (Penguin) 4. Void Moon, by Michael Connelly (Orion) 5. The Fifth Elephant, by Terry Pratchett (Corgi)

Paperback Non-Fiction

1. 'Tis: A Memoir, by Frank McCourt (Flamingo) 2. Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? The Bumper Quizbook, (Boxtree) 3. Finally and In Conclusion, by Barry Desmond (New Island) 4. Mister are You a Priest?, by Edward Daly (Four Courts) 5. King of the World, by David Remnick (Picador)

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Britain

Hardback Fiction 1. The Truth, by Terry Pratchett (Doubleday) 2. Last Precint, by Patricia Cornwell (Little, Brown) 3. Firewall, by Andy McNab (Bantam P.) 4. Scarlet Feather, by Maeve Binchy (Orion) 5. The Journey, by Danielle Steel (Bantam P.)

Hardback Non-Fiction

1. Guinness World Records: 2001, (Guinness) 2. David Beckham: My World, by David Beckham (Hodder) 3. History of Britain: Part 1, by Simon Schama (BBC) 4. Return of the Naked Chef, by Jamie Oliver (M. Joseph) 5. The Beatles: Anthology, by The Beatles (Cassell)

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Paperback Fiction

1. Irresistible Forces, by Danielle Steel (Corgi) 2. Fifth Elephant, by Terry Pratchett (Corgi) 3. Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years, by Sue Townsend (Penguin) 4. Set in Darkness, by Ian Rankin (Orion) 5. Crisis Four, by Andy McNab (Corgi)

Paperback Non-Fiction

1. 'Tis, by Frank McCourt (Flamingo) 2. Big Brother: The Official Unseen Story, by Jean Ritchie (Channel 4 Books) 3. Angela's Ashes: Film Tie-in, by Frank McCourt (Flamingo) 4. Who Wants to be a Millionaire? The Bumper Quiz Book, by Question Masters (Boxtree) 5. Between Extremes: A Journey Beyond Imagination, by Brian Keenan and John McCarthy (Black Swan)