Our top ten bestsellers of the week

  1. All the Birds Singing by Evie Wyld
  2. The Life of I: The New Culture of Narcissism by Anne Manne
  3. Lost & Found by Brooke Davis
  4. The Book of Paul: The Wit and Wisdom of Paul Keating by Russell Marks
  5. The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
  6. Gravity: Inside the PM’s Office During Her Last Year and Final Days by Mary Delahunty
  7. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  8. Stoner by John Williams
  9. The Rise and Fall of Australia: How a Great Nation Lost its Way by Nick Bryant
  10. Where Song Began: Australia’s Birds and How They Changed the World by Tim Low

This week sees another terrific list of bestsellers including five non-fiction releases from Australian authors: Tim Low exploration of Australian birds (read our review here); Mary Delahunty’s inside account of Julia Gillard’s tenure as Prime Minister (read our Q&A with the author here); BBC correspondent and author Nick Bryant’s reflection on the Australia of today (read more here); Russell Marks' collection of Paul Keating’s witticisms (read some hilarious quotes from the book here); and Anne Manne’s provocative investigation into narcissism (read our review here).

In fiction, out list include two prize winners (All the Birds Singing, The Goldfinch), two much-talked about debut novels (Lost & Found, The Miniaturist) and an unexpected bestseller (Stoner).