Monthly E-Ranking: The Girl on the Train scores 11th month at summit

Monthly E-Ranking: The Girl on the Train scores 11th month at summit

The festive period may demonstrate perfectly how print and digital can live side by side, instead of taking chunks out of one another. While the print market stages a three-week-long, pre-Christmas party from the start of December, with the latest David Walliams and novelty/retro political satires flying off bookshop shelves and hiding under the nation’s Christmas trees, digital’s ungiftable format means it has a noticeably quieter month.

December 2016 was no exception: the combined volume of the top 50 e-books was the year’s lowest, down 46% on the combined haul of November’s top 50. Whil...

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