Thandie Newton in Columbia Pictures' "2012." The action film will be released November 13, 2009.

Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending October 12

Books, books and more books. No captions because our esteemed Braunias, Steve Braunias is away this week, but still, here are the best-selling books from the Unity stores on Willis Street, Wellington and High Street, Auckland.


1 Heart of Jesus Valentino: A Mother’s Story by Emma Gilkison (Awa Press, $40)

Transcription by Kate Atkinson (Doubleday, $38)

3 Simple by Yotam Ottolenghi (Ebury, $60)

21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari (Jonathan Cape, $38)

In a House of Lies by Ian Rankin (Orion, $35)

Normal People by Sally Rooney (Faber, $33)

7 Munro: A Cat, a Mouse, a Crossword Clue by Sharon Murdoch (Potton Burton, $45)

8 Wonky Donkey Book & CD by Craig Smith (Scholastic, $19)

9 Lethal White by Robert Galbraith (Sphere, $38)

10 But I Changed all That: First NZ Women by Jane Tolerton (Booklovers Press, $18)



1 Simple by Yottam Ottolenghi (Ebury Press, $65)

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck by Mark Manson (MacMillan, $35)

3 Wonkey Donkey by Craig Smith and Kate Cowley (Scholastic, $19)

Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami (Harvill Secker, $45)

The Top Secret Undercover Notes of Buttons McGinty by Rhys Darby (Scholastic, $18)

6 Fear: Trump in the White House by Bob Woodward (Simon & Schuster, $50)

Normal People by Sally Rooney (Faber & Faber $33)

8 Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles (Penguin Random House, $26)

9 Aotearoa : The NZ Story by Gavin Bishop (Penguin, $40)

10 Dragon Post by Emma Yarlett (Walker Books, $28)

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