BRENDA BRANSWELL October 19 1998


BRENDA BRANSWELL October 19 1998



1. The Love of a Good Woman, Alice Munro (3) 2. The Hundred Days, Patrick O’Brian (7) 3. Rainbow Six, Tom Clancy (1) 4. Field of 13, Dick Francis 5. Bag of Bones, Stephen King (4) 6. I Know This Much Is True, Wally Lamb (2) 7. A Recipe for Bees, Gail Anderson-Dargatz (5) 8. Sailing to Sarantium, Guy Gavriel Kay (9) 9. The White Bone, Barbara Gowdy (10) 10. A Widow for One Year, John Irving (6)


1. Godforsaken Sea,

Derek Lundy (1)

2. East and West,

Chris Patten

3. Presumed Guilty,

William Kaplan

4. The Red Shoes,

Rosemary Sullivan (6)

5. Friends, Moments, Countryside, Peter Gzowski

6. Who Killed Canadian History?,

Jack Granatstein (8)

7. From Stone Orchard,

Timothy Findley (2)

8. Belling the Cat,

Mordecai Richler (7)

9. Angela's Ashes,

Frank McCourt (4)

10. A Walk in the Woods,

Bill Bryson (5)

( ) Position last week Compiled by Brian Bethune

The secret life of a music man

American writer William McBrien explores the private life of one of the century’s leading popular composers in Cole Porter, A Biography (Random House). Porter, known for such Broadway hits as Anything Goes and Born to Dance, was married for 35 years, but secretly had affairs with numerous men.