Booksellers back Bryson as Super Thursday’s finest

Booksellers back Bryson as Super Thursday’s finest

Competition for the Christmas number one spot is wide open this year, a consequence of “the strongest autumn [in publication terms] in years”.

Yesterday marked Super Thursday (8th October), the day on which the greatest number of hardback titles—including many likely bestsellers—are released in the run up to Christmas. Coinciding with the industry-wide Books Are My Bag promotion, Super Thursday sparked a frenzy of activity in high street bookshops.

Authors visited bookshops, which were stocked with the new tote bag emblematic of the campaign, designed this year by British artist Grayson P...

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