Sally Rooney’s Beautiful World, Where Are You tops UK book charts
In its first week on sale, Rooney’s new novel has outsold Jamie Oliver and beaten day-one sales of her previous book Normal People by 1,200% at Waterstones
Sally Rooney’s Beautiful World, Where Are You has shot to the top of the UK’s book charts, selling more than 40,000 copies in just five days.
The novel had been highly anticipated, with 50 shops around the UK opening early on 7 September in order to sell it to fans. Strong sales in the week to 11 September, coupled with pre-orders, have now sent it soaring: in total, Beautiful World, Where Are You sold 46,065 copies last week to become the UK’s bestselling book, according to sales monitor Nielsen BookScan.