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Miranda's book is a bestseller

Miranda Hart’s new autobiography has proved a publishing hit – entering the Sunday Times bestseller list at No 3.

The book, Is It Just Me?, sold 13,940 copies in hardback in its first week on release.

It was only narrowly outsold by Rod Stewart’s memoirs in No 2, although Cheryl Cole’s My Story was the week’s runaway bestseller with 26,360 copies.

Paul O’Grady’s account of his years on the comedy and cabaret circuits as Lily Savage was another strong seller, making its debut at No 4 in the charts.

This was one of the biggest weeks for celebrity autobiographies, with other titles by Olly Murs, McFly, Pete Townsend, David Mitchell and David Walliams all being released.

Perhaps one of the biggest surprises was that Walliams’s book failed to make the top 10 in its first week, despite heavy promotion.

Hart’s book is priced £20, but available for £9 from Amazon.

Posted: 22 Oct 2012

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