E L James wrestles number one spot from Harper Lee

E L James wrestles number one spot from Harper Lee

E L James has retaken the Official Top 50 number one from Harper Lee, as Grey (Arrow) sold 17,171 copies to Go Set a Watchman's (William Heinemann) 15,476 in the chart this week.
Grey’s sales were down 25.8% week on week, but Watchman dropped further, with a 42% decrease in volume. Despite James beating Lee into second place by 1,695 units, Watchman actually made over £100,000 more than Grey, according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.
Grey is the first book to reclaim the top spot since Alex Ferguson’s My Autobiography (Hodder).  The former football manager’s memoir beat...

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