• The essentials for eBook success

    By Michael Hyatt

    Despite the criticism of its Kindle device, Amazon has nailed two of the four essentials for eBook success. Read more

  • The peer review peril

    By Carlie Lee

    Peer review websites for writers may offer the promise of feedback and support, but are they really the definitive successors to the slush pile?... Read more

  • The bestseller business? How publishers wish

    By Joel Rickett

    The charts show what Brits actually buy, rather than what they 'should' be reading. But as publishers pour millions into media brands, are they forgetting... Read more

  • Size doesn't matter

    By Clare Alexander


    While publishing has gone global, literary agenting has remained small-scale. But is change now inevitable? Read more

  • Making writing pay


    Other at

    When a 20-something publisher complains of their 20-something salary, do they not notice how much better off they are than the authors whose work provides... Read more

  • A date with Kindle

    By Graeme Neill

    Other at

    The Bookseller's retail reporter and technology fan shares his thoughts on his first date with the Kindle. Read more

  • Damian Thompson: Counterknowledge

    By Benedicte Page

    Deputy Editor at The Bookseller

    Booksellers and publishers are charged with helping to promulgate "quack medicine and bogus science" in this latest attack on mumbo-jumbo. Read more

  • Testing an RSS feed

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    This is an RSS feed test Read more

  • Don't Pan-ic

    By Simon Key

    Bookseller at Big Green Bookshop

    Last week's 'lazy' decision to close The Pan Bookshop, is yet another opportunity for an independent bookshop to move in. Read more

  • An open approach?

    By Alison Flood

    Open-plan layouts have long been the norm across most departments in publishing, but how is it for you? Read more

  • Doubly effective

    By Scott Pack

    at Eye & Lightning Books

    Publishing paperbacks and hardbacks simultaneously provides an injection of imagination to the fiction market. Read more

  • Ditching the hardback


    Other at

    Authors want sales, if ditching hardbacks helps publishers achieve them, authors will support it. Read more

  • Meet the jungle bestsellers

    By Anna Richardson

    A major Reality TV event is upon us once more, so here is a handy guide to the jungle's Who's Who, and the literary potential... Read more

  • A fresh perspective

    By Matthew Clarke

    After many years in the trade some independents think they know it all, but taking a business course can be enlightening. Read more

  • A St Pancras launch

    By Graeme Neill

    Other at

    Opening ceremonies are, without exception, terrible. Crushing, tedious hours of speeches, soul destroying dance routines, and even a children's choir. Read more

The Official UK CHART

  1. 1.
    Gangsta Granny Strikes Again!
    by David Walliams; Tony Ross
  2. 2.
    Guinness World Records 2022
    by -
  3. 3.
    Twelve and a Half
    by Gary Vaynerchuk
  4. 4.
    The Man Who Died Twice
    by Richard Osman
  5. 5.
    Windswept & Interesting
    by Billy Connolly
  6. 6.
    Diddly Squat
    by Jeremy Clarkson
  7. 7.
    The Thursday Murder Club
    by Richard Osman
  8. 8.
    And Away...
    by Bob Mortimer
  9. 9.
    The Christmas Pig
    by J K Rowling; Jim Field
  10. 10.
    The Storyteller
    by Dave Grohl