Watchman calls time on Grey, debuts at number one

Watchman calls time on Grey, debuts at number one

Harper Lee soared to the top of the UK Top 50 with the release of Go Set A Watchman (William Heinemann), selling 168,455 copies last week and earning over £1.8m.
 
This is the author’s first number one since Nielsen BookScan records began in 1998 and her highest-ever single week sales.
 
The much-anticipated follow-up to To Kill A Mockingbird (Arrow) became the first Original Fiction title to sell more than 100,000 units in a single week since Dan Brown’s Inferno (Bantam) in May 2013.
 
Three versions of Lee’s original Maycomb-set novel To Kill A Mockingbird also took positions three,...

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