The dates are when the publishers start their run up to Christmas and they’re both bumper publishing days – the first on September 27, saw 1,657 books published, and 10th October wasn’t far behind with 1,569.
There are lots of celebrity memoirs including Sharon Osbourne, Jennifer Saunders, Patsy Kensit, John Bishop and David Jason.
Mo Farah, Andrew Strauss, Harry Redknapp and Ricky Hatton, keep up the good work for sport and there’s no shortage of cookery books including ones from from Lorraine Pascale and Rachel Khoo.
Ladbroke’s have Fielding 6/4 to be the Christmas No1 with Mo Farah 6/1. David Jason is 8/1 with My Life