Into the Water dives in for a second week at number one

Into the Water dives in for a second week at number one

Paula Hawkins’ Into the Water (Doubleday) has held the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a second week running, according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market. The author’s follow-up to her million-copy-bestseller The Girl on the Train sold 23,986 copies for £240,554.

With two weeks at the top spot under its belt, Into the Water is now the longest-running hardback fiction title since Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman (William Heinemann) in July 2015. It is also the first hardback of any category to hold the top spot for more than one week this year, after both Tom Kerridge’s Dopam...

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