Fire and Fury trumps Kerridge to claim number one

Fire and Fury trumps Kerridge to claim number one

Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury (Little, Brown) has blazed into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, ousting Tom Kerridge’s Lose Weight for Good (Absolute) and selling 41,202 copies for £620,851, according to Nielsen BookScan's Total Consumer Market. Though Donald Trump’s least favourite book dropped in volume by 30% week on week, Kerridge’s diet book fell harder, shifting half what it did a week ago.

Though Fire and Fury’s average selling price has declined a little from its enormous £17.30 a week ago, its £15.07 puts it in rarified company: only three number one bestsellers have racked ...

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