Unity Books best-seller chart for the week ending April 29

The best-selling books at the world’s best two bookstores.


1 The New Zealand Project by Max Harris (Bridget Williams Books, $40)

Max! Number one in both Wellington and Auckland. He’s cool.

2 Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli & Francesca Cavallo (Particular Books, $40)

Inspirational role modelling.

3 Rule of Law by Winton Higgins (Brandl & Schlesinger $35)

Novel about the Nuremberg trials.

4 Leap of Faith by Jenny Pattrick (Black Swan, $38)

Latest pageturner by the master.

5 Whose Feet are These? By Gillian Candler (Potton Burton, $15)


6 Mr Postmouse Goes on Holiday by Marianne Dubuc (Book Island, $30)

Also cute.

7 Rising Tide by Sarina Dickson (Kotuku Creative,$23)

For years 5-8.

8 Can You Tolerate This by Ashleigh Young (Victoria University Press, $30)

Genius at work.

9 Frankie Potts & the Sparkplug Mysteries #1 Frankie by Juliet Jacka (Puffin, $12)

Good old Frankie!

10 Lifting by Damien Wilkins (Victoria University Press, $30)

Latest novel by the prolific head of a Sunday writers’ school.



1 The New Zealand Project by Max Harris (Bridget Williams Books, $40)

2 Idaho by Emily Ruskovich (Chatto & Windus, $37)

Shocking novel.

3 Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Ravioli & Francesca Cavallo (Particular Books)

4 The Sellout by Paul Beatty (Oneworld Publications, $28)

He’s coming to the AWF.

5 Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders (Bloomsbury, $33)

So’s he.

6 Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman (Bloomsbury, $30)

Thor etc.

7 The Road to Ruins: The Global Elites’ Secret Plan for the Next Financial Crisis by James Rickards (Portfolio Penguin, $40)

Conspiracy theory.

8 Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari (Vintage, $30)

Speculative non-fiction.

9 The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson (Macmillan, $35)

Self f*cking help.

10 Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory by Deborah E. Lipstadt (Penguin, $30)

The author, in the Guardian: “Many would like to stand up to the anti-Semites. I had the chance to do it.”

The Spinoff is made possible by the generous support of the following organisations.
Please help us by supporting them.