UK Bestsellers: October 2011

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So the Winter nights are drawing in, time to cosy up and start thinking about log fires, warm dinners, and , yes it's almost here again, Christmas! October say the release of all the standard Christmas fare - sumptuous cookbooks, entertainment biographies, and some hefty novels to help while away the long evenings. With the  recent and tragic loss of one of the world's most admired innovators, it's unsurprising to see Walter Isaacson's exclusive biography of Steve Jobs on top of the charts. It's also unsurprising to see Booker prize winner The Sense of an Ending leaping into the top ten - definitely a book I intend to pick up in the next month or so. Since Terry Pratchett was diagnosed with Alzheimer's his new releases are treasured more than ever by his fans, and Snuff is sure to sell by the van load. Lots of cook books flying about the chart, with all those domestic Gods and Godesses sharpening their skills before the 'eating season', and of course The Help and One Day inevitably featuring.

The top ten bestselling books in October, according to Amazon UK:

1
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson Book Cover

Walter Isaacson
£12.50 from Amazon
2
Snuff by Sir Terry Pratchett Book Cover

Sir Terry Pratchett
£9.49 from Amazon
3
Great British Bake Off by Linda Collister Book Cover

Linda Collister
£10.00 from Amazon
4
River Cottage: Veg Everyday by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Book Cover

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
£11.99 from Amazon
5
Home Cooking Made Easy by Lorraine Pascal Book Cover

Lorraine Pascale
£9.99 from Amazon
6
The Help by Kathryn Stockett Book Cover

Kathryn Stockett
£3.86 from Amazon
7
The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes Book Cover

Julian Barnes
£6.49 from Amazon
8
Jamie's Great Britain by Jamis Oliver Book Cover

Jamie Oliver
£12.99 from Amazon
9
One Day by David Nicholls Book Cover

David Nicholls
£3.69 from Amazon
10
I, Partridge by Alan Partridge Book Cover

Alan Partridge
£10.00 from Amazon
Prices correct on 31/10/2011

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