Bestsellers this week

Go Set a WatchmanHarper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman (William Heinemann) was the top-selling book in Australia in the week ending 17 July, landing in the number one spot on both the top 10 bestsellers chart and highest new entries chart in its first week of release. The impact of the release can also be seen in the fastest movers chart, where two editions of Lee’s 1960 classic To Kill a Mockingbird—the Vintage Classics paperback and William Heinemann hardback—have climbed to second and fourth spots respectively, behind last week’s highest new entry The Little Book of Calm Colouring(David Sinden & Victoria Kay, Macmillan) in top spot. Go Set aWatchman was not the only new release to make it into the top 10 this week, with Alert (James Patterson, Century) debuting in eighth spot. As previously reported by Books+Publishing, Go Set a Watchman was one of the fastest-selling titles for booksellers inAustralia and in the US and UK—Books+Publishing (source: Nielsen BookScan, week ending 17 July 2015)

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