Rowling's Christmas Pig jingles all the way to number one

Rowling's Christmas Pig jingles all the way to number one

J K Rowling's The Christmas Pig (Little, Brown) has flown directly into the Official UK Top 50 number one spot, selling 60,010 copies in its first week on sale. The title is Rowling's 16th book to chart in the number one spot, including the five-part Cormoran Strike series, written as Robert Galbraith, and her 85th week in the top spot overall since Nielsen records began in 1998. 

Super Thursday saw an avalanche of new titles roll into the charts and the print market surpassed £37m for the first time this year, rising 2.1% in volume and 2.3% in value week on week to 4.19 million books sold...

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