Looking through the data it’s easy to see what people are doing during the lockdown. Book sales rose by 35% in the UK in the first week of the lockdown, and if you’re a book lover you may not be surprised. What s interesting though is there are some books in the bestsellers list that don’t seem to belong there, challenging classics that are on many of our bucket lists.
With the help of the Guardian, today we’re listing the bucket list books you’re trying to get through during the lockdown!
Waterstones is now closed in the UK, but their online division is reporting a surge in what they call ‘bucket list’ books, which are the books that often end up on the ‘best of all time’ lists around the world. Sales are up on:
Waterstones has also reported an increase in the sales of dystopia, including:
Nielsen Bookscan the UK’s official book sales monitor, also reported a rise in sales of classics such as: