The Fast show helps Politics surge

The Fast show helps Politics surge

Given the fraught times we live in on the global stage, with global heads of state throwing barbs on a weekly basis, the UK government seemingly on the precipice of a Night of the Long Knives and, of course, Brexit, it is no surprise that one of the biggest trends of the year has been politics titles.

With a 57% rise in value, Politics & Government is by far the biggest riser of BookScan’s major categories. The £9.2m Politics & Government earned in 2018 is the best total at the mid-year point since BookScan full-market “cube” records began in 2001; the previous best six-month tally came in...

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