Monthly E-Ranking: TV boost for The Handmaid's Tale

Monthly E-Ranking: TV boost for The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale has leapfrogged Paula Hawkins’ Into the Water to claim the Monthly E-Book Ranking top spot for June. Rocketing a hefty 31% in volume month on month, Margaret Atwood’s feminist dystopia racked up the second-highest monthly digital volume of any title in 2017, with only Hawkins’ splashy thriller coming in higher.

While The Girl on the Train follow-up surged straight into the number one spot following its publication in early May, the 1985-published The Handmaid’s Tale has had a slower burn. Originally entering the chart in March, owing to striking real-world parallels, it...

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