Mackesy canters to top of charts, as Evaristo and Eddo-Lodge soar

Mackesy canters to top of charts, as Evaristo and Eddo-Lodge soar

Charlie Mackesy's The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse (Ebury) has cantered back to the Official UK Top 50 number one spot, as books by black authors rocket up the charts. 

Mackesy's illustrated Waterstones Book of the Year has had an unusally long and consistent run at the top of the charts, first hitting the top spot in February, four months after publication, and it has barely left the top five since lockdown began.

In the wake of Black Lives Matter marches taking place across the UK last week, Bernardine Evaristo's Girl, Woman, Other (Penguin) leapt into second place overall and t...

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