Kay makes surgical strike on charts top spot

Kay makes surgical strike on charts top spot

The paperback edition of Adam Kay’s This is Going to Hurt (Picador) has bounded painlessly into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, after spending seven weeks among the top three. The junior doctor memoir sold 17,491 copies to oust Deliciously Ella: The Plant-Based Cookbook (Yellow Kite) after just one week, and becomes Pan Macmillan’s first number one of 2018, after Joe Wicks’ The Fat-Loss Plan (Bluebird) scored the final top spot of December 2017.

Putting aside film tie-in titles helped by buy-the-DVD-get-the-book-free supermarket deals, the April-released paperback edition of This i...

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