Book sales bounce back following a dire January

<p>Sophie Kinsella&#39;s <em>Twenties Girl </em>(Black Swan) has retained its number one crown once again, clocking up a third week at the summit of the Official UK Top 50. It sold 29,187 copies at UK book retailers, in a strong week for the book market following a poor January.</p><p>According to Nielsen BookScan data, &pound;28.6m was spent at UK book retailers last week, up 1.1% week on week, and up 4.2% on the same week last year&mdash;when Stephenie Meyer&#39;s <em>New Moon</em> (Atom) topped the chart with a 23,365 seven-day sale. It is the first week since the new year that sales hav...

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