Reigning supreme across the pond, Eleanor Oliphant has spent an incredible 21 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, currently at #3.
It continues to do incredibly well on home turf, too, currently sitting comfortably at #5 in the UK charts with 10,117 copies sold this week, bringing the paperback total to 740,000, and the ebook total to 460,000. In September, Gail had sold over 1.4 million copies across all formats, a phenomenal achievement.
Overall, Eleanor Oliphant has been sold into 43 territories, and is a bestseller in Italy and Ireland, where it was No. 1 for more than half of 2018.
This week, Gail was shortlisted in two categories at the Specsavers National Book Awards 2018 for Eleanor Oliphant, one in the New Writers category, and the other in the Popular Fiction category. She is sitting alongside long-established authors writers such as Robert Harris, Stephen Fry, Jojo Moyes and Marian Keyes. The winners will be announced on 20th November.
Good luck to Gail, and to Eleanor!