The bestselling books at Melbourne Writers Festival 2017

We were delighted to be the official booksellers at this year’s Melbourne Writers Festival. Congratulations to the Festival team on another wonderful, thought-provoking year.

Here is a list of the top 20 bestselling books from the Festival…

1. Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
2. Inglorious Empire by Shashi Tharoor
3. Taboo by Kim Scott
4. Utopia for Realists by Rutger Bregman
5. A Book of American Martyrs by Joyce Carol Oates
6. Democracy in Chains by Nancy MacLean
7. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
8. Tex by Tex Perkin
9. Redefining Realness by Janet Mock
10. The Museum of Words by Georgia Blain
11. Muslim Girl by Amani Al-Khatahtbeh
12. Watching Out by Julian Burnside
13. Surpassing Certainty by Janet Mock
14. The Choke by Sofie Laguna
15. Fight Like a Girl by Clementine Ford
16. When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy
17. The Genius of Birds by Jennifer Ackerman
18. Maybe by Morris Gleitzman
19. A Rightful Place by edited by Shireen Morris
20. The Pleasures of Leisure by Robert Dessaix

And here is a list of the top 10 bestselling authors, including combined sales of all their books.

1. Reni Eddo-Lodge
2. Shashi Tharoor
3. Kim Scott
4. J.K. Rowling
5. Janet Mock
6. Joyce Carol Oates
7. Rutger Bregman
8. Morris Gleitzman
9. Tracy Chevalier
10. Nancy MacLean

Thank you to everyone who came to visit us at our Readings Festival Bookshop – and happy reading!