Weekly E-Ranking: Sweet 16 for Adam Kay’s memoir

Weekly E-Ranking: Sweet 16 for Adam Kay’s memoir

Adam Kay’s 15-week Weekly E-Book Ranking number one This is Going to Hurt has returned to the top spot for a sweet 16th, seven weeks on from its last pole—and nearly a year on from its first time at the top. While in print, the former junior doctor’s memoir has sold over 900,000 copies, the e-book has notched up the most number ones for a non-fiction title in the weekly e-book chart, by some distance.

Now it’s gunning for the ultimate prize—the record for the most number ones overall is jointly held by Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train and Gail Honeyman’s Eleanor Oliphant is Completely ...

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