Books  |  Aug 14, 2019

Lisa Jewell, Adam Kay and Philippa Perry are number one in the Sunday Times Bestseller charts

Lisa Jewell, Adam Kay and Philippa Perry have hit the Sunday Times Bestseller number one spots this week. 

In the Fiction Hardback top spot is Lisa Jewell’s compelling new thriller The Family Upstairs, a story that reveals the dark secrets of one family in London’s fashionable Chelsea. Adam Kay’s runaway bestseller This is Going to Hurt retains the number one spot in the General Paperback category over a year after first paperback publication and Philippa Perry’s parenting guide The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read jumps to number one in General Hardback.

Please see below for the full list of our authors in this week's Sunday Times Bestseller charts:


Sunday Times General Hardback:

#1. Philippa Perry, The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read. Penguin Life

#2. Lisa Taddeo, Three Women. Bloomsbury


Sunday Times General Paperback:

#1. Adam Kay, This is Going to Hurt. Picador


Sunday Times Fiction Hardback:

#1. Lisa Jewell, The Family Upstairs. Century

#2. David Nicholls, Sweet Sorrow. Hodder and Stoughton

#6. Taffy Brodesser-Akner, Fleishman is in Trouble. Wildfire

#10. Santa Montefiore, The Secret Hours. Simon & Schuster

Sunday Times Fiction Paperback:

#2. Frederick Forsyth, The Fox. Bantam Press


Nielsen's Other Bestsellers:

Hardback Non-Fiction:


#7. Rukmini Iyer, The Quick Roasting Tin. Square Peg

#10. Rukmini Iyer, The Green Roasting Tin. Square Peg