Michelle Obama's Becoming is the Christmas number one

Michelle Obama's Becoming is the Christmas number one

Michelle Obama’s Becoming (Viking) is the UK Christmas number one, holding on to the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a second week running. The former First Lady’s memoir sold 91,882 copies for £1.36m to become the first ever festive bestseller written by a person of colour, and the first woman to top the Christmas charts since J K Rowling’s The Tales of Beedle the Bard (Bloomsbury) in 2008. Becoming also posted the largest volume for a Christmas number one since Alex Ferguson's My Autobiography (Hodder) five years ago.

Obama's number one came during a stunning week for the print ma...

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