Five number ones for Fry

Five number ones for Fry

<p>Penguin is claiming a publishing first with Stephen Fry reaching number one across five formats.<br /><br /><em>The Fry Chronicles</em> (Michael Joseph), part two of the author&rsquo;s autobiography, hit the top of Nielsen BookScan&rsquo;s charts as a hardback, as well as iTunes&#39; UK audiobook store&#39;s rankings as a downloadable audiobook, and as an app, e-book and enhanced e-book.<br /><br />Technophile Fry said: &quot;I am as pleased as Punch by this wonderful response, but it especially delights me to know that our attempt to offer five such different and distinctive ways of reading and responding to the book has born fruit.&quot;<br /><br />Michael Joseph m.d. Louise Moore said: &ldquo;We worked very hard to ensure that each of the five formats was brilliant in its own right and offered readers something unique. We are thrilled that so many thousands of people have chosen to read and enjoy Stephen&#39;s wonderful book through the medium of their choice.&quot; <br /><br /><em>The Fry Chronicles </em>was released on 16th September, with the hardback debuting in the number one spot in both the Nielsen BookScan Official UK Top 50 and Hardback Non-Fiction charts after selling 37,325 copies in its first five days on release.<br /><br />The myFry iPhone app hit the top of the charts in its books category, with the e-book reaching number one on the iBookstore and UK Kindle store.<br /> </p>