Michael Mosley's The Fast 800 speeds into the top spot

Michael Mosley's The Fast 800 speeds into the top spot

Michael Mosley has notched up his seventh week as the UK Official Top 50 number one, with The Fast 800 (Short) leapfrogging Joe Wicks’ Veggie Lean in 15 (Bluebird). The 800-calories-a-day diet book sold 23,651 copies, beating Tom Kerridge’s Fresh Start (Absolute) to the top spot by just under 3,000 copies. 

Mosley and Mimi Spencer’s The Fast Diet spent five weeks as the number one across early 2013, shifting 580,144 copies—though despite its sales power, the Fast Diet’s branding was curiously overlooked in favour of “5:2”. Mosley seems to have since learned the power of numbers in the titl...

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