Race to Christmas Number One wide open

Race to Christmas Number One wide open

The race for the Christmas number one title is wide open this year, with no outstanding contender for the top spot.

Seven national retailers, along with prominent indies, have told The Bookseller their predicted top five titles for Christmas across all genres, with many maintaining it is still all to play for as there is “no Sir Alex Ferguson– type title” this year. Ferguson’s My Autobiography (Hodder) was last year’s Christmas number one.

Lynda Bellingham’s autobiography There’s Something I’ve Been Dying to Tell You (Coronet) has emerged as a strong contender in non-fiction, after sales ...

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