Dan Brown swipes J K Rowling's number one record

Dan Brown swipes J K Rowling's number one record

Dan Brown’s Origin (Corgi) has once again topped the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 20,777 copies for a fifth week atop the overall chart. In total, Brown has now spent 81 weeks in the UK number one position, beating J K Rowling (and Robert Galbraith)’s total of 80. Origin’s five-week run makes it the longest-running number one since Jamie Oliver’s 5 Ingredients (Michael Joseph) in late summer 2017.

Gail Honeyman’s Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine (Harper) spent a 12th week in total in the runner-up spot, and with 18,790 copies sold last week, inched over the line to the 60...

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