"In the shadow"the volume of Prince Harry’s memoirs, published on January 10, has become best-selling non-fiction book in the UKaccording to official data from Nielsen BookData.
The company, a reference in the publishing sector, reveals that, during its first week, "Spare"as it is titled in English, sold 467,183 copiesmaking it the best-selling nonfiction book in this time frame since Nielsen began its records in 1998.
The biography of the youngest son of Charles III and the late Princess Diana, written with the help of JR Moehringer, more than broke the previous record in nonfiction, which held the volume of weight-loss recipes "Pinch of Name"with 210,506 copies sold in 2019, the company indicates.
sales of "In the shadow" in his first week alone have been historically surpassed in the fiction category by four novels by the wizard Harry Potter and by "The Lost Symbol" by Dan Brown.
Although the press had published numerous extracts from "In the shadow" either "Spare" (the spare), which went on sale prematurely by mistake in Spainthis has not diminished the interest of the public, as confirmed by the data.
In his book, Enrique, 38, reviews his career as a "the spare" of the heir to the throne, his brother Guillermo, narrating the trauma caused by the death of his mother in 1997, as well as the disagreements with his relatives and his new life with the American actress Meghan Markle.