Lee rises while Grey scales down

Lee rises while Grey scales down

Harper Lee scored her highest-ever ranking in the UK Top 50 last week, in the week before the release of Go Set a Watchman (Heinemann). To Kill A Mockingbird (Arrow) jumped 30 places in the top 50 chart up to ninth place, earning the 89-year-old her first top 10 entry since Nielsen BookScan records began in 1998.

To Kill a Mockingbird sold 8,734 units last week, a 128% rise on the previous seven days. The book’s previous high watermark was 14th in 2010 when the 50th Anniversary edition of To Kill a Mockingbird was released. All told, Lee has sold 1.4 million copies through BookScan for £8....

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