With sales like this, baby, Bruce is number one

With sales like this, baby, Bruce is number one

Bruce Springsteen has thundered into the Official UK Top 50 number one spot with his memoir Born to Run (Simon & Schuster), which sold 37,518 copies for £437,540, according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.

The Boss decisively brought The Girl on the Train’s run in the top spot to an end, giving Simon & Schuster just its fifth overall number one since records began, and the publisher’s first ever with a hardback title. Joey Barton’s No Nonsense and Rachel Hore’s The House on Bellevue Gardens also charted in the Top 50 last week for S&S.

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