Amazon Charts: Rooney scores a blinder

Amazon Charts: Rooney scores a blinder

Sally Rooney's Normal People (Faber) has soared six places up the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction chart to score the number one. The Nibbies Book of the Year 2019 was boosted by its BBC TV adaptation which dropped on BBC iPlayer last week—and reportedly garnered 16.2 million requests through the streaming service. Rooney's debut Conversations with Friends also hit the top 20, in 15th place.

Normal People also debuted in sixth place in the Most-Read: Fiction top 20. Since lockdown began, the Harry Potter titles—clearly boosted by the nation's turn to comfort reading—have nevertheless lost...

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