Fungi and local authors prove Christmas hits for indies

Fungi and local authors prove Christmas hits for indies

A non-fiction work about fungi and books with local interests are among the top-selling titles for indies ahead of Christmas, The Bookseller has been told. 

Several retailers have reported unprecedented sales of Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures (The Bodley Head) by Merlin Sheldrake, and are experiencing busy trading in the run-up to Christmas.

Emma Corfield, owner of Book-ish in Crickhowell, said: “I think Entangled Lives is our Christmas win: who knew a book on fungi could be so popular? We’ve had one customer purchase five copies for frie...

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