Weekly E-Ranking: The Hurt goes on for chart rivals

Weekly E-Ranking: The Hurt goes on for chart rivals

Adam Kay's This is Going to Hurt has notched up a 19th Weekly E-Book Ranking number one, and is now officially joined in a three-way tie for the most number ones since records began (back in, er, 2016). While Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train and Gail Honeyman’s Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine are both, of course, towering juggernauts which topped the ranking so many times that this reporter ran out of puns for the headlines, the achievement of Kay’s junior doctor memoir is perhaps the most impressive of the three.

Pre-Kay, the e-book chart was uniformly dominated by fiction, but th...

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