Top 10 most popular non-fiction books of 2019
When it comes to the art of non-fiction, there are some 'shelfie' favourites already ticked from our list. We're talking the likes of Instagram regulars, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck and This is Going to Hurt.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama's memoir, Becoming, also makes the cut, as she opens up about her childhood, time beneath the spotlight and what really went on behind the White House doors in the award-winning book.
All in all, it's a reading list sure to give you plenty of material to debate at the Christmas dinner table.
- The Fast 800, Michael Mosley
- The Barefoot Investor, Scott Pape
- The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, Mark Manson
- Becoming, Michelle Obama
- Yummy, Easy, Quick, Matt Preston
- This is Going to Hurt, Adam Kay
- Educated, Tara Westover
- Can't Hurt Me, David Goggins
- Dark Emu, Bruce Pascoe
- The Fast 800 Recipe Book, Justine Pattison, Dr Clare Bailey
If that isn't enough to keep you busy this festive season, Apple has also rounded up the most popular audio books of 2019.
From Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale to the gift that keeps on giving, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (the perfect chance to revisit your childhood if your beloved book has seen better days) - there's something for everyone.
Top 10 most popular fiction audio books of 2019
- Boy Swallows Universe, Trent Dalton (Narrated by Stig Wemyss)
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, J.K. Rowling (Narrated by Stephen Fry)
- Mythos, Stephen Fry (Narrated by Stephen Fry)
- Nine Perfect Strangers, Liane Moriarty (Narrated by Caroline Lee)
- The Peter Rabbit Collection, Beatrix Potter (Narrated by Emma Messenger)
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling (Narrated by Stephen Fry)
- A Simple Favour, Darcey Bell (Narrated by Xe Sands)
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling (Narrated by Stephen Fry)
- The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood (Narrated by Elisabeth Moss with Bradley Whitford, Amy Landecker and Ann Dowd)
- The Magic Faraway Tree, Enid Blyton (Narrated by Kate Winslet)
Top 10 most popular non-fiction audio books of 2019
- The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, Mark Manson (Narrated by Roger Wayne)
- The Barefoot Investor: The Only Money Guide You'll Ever Need (Unabridged), Scott Pape (Narrated by Scott Pape)
- Becoming, Michelle Obama (Narrated by Michelle Obama)
- 12 Rules for Life, Jordan B. Peterson (Narrated by Jordan B. Peterson)
- Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds (Unabridged), David Goggins (Narrated by David Goggins and Adam Skolnick)
- Atomic Habits, James Clear (Narrated by James Clear)
- Dare to Lead, Brené Brown (Narrated by Brené Brown)
- Sapiens, Yuval Noah Harari (Narrated by Derek Perkins)
- This is Going to Hurt, Adam Kay (Narrated by Adam Kay)
- The Path Made Clear, Oprah Winfrey (Narrated by Oprah Winfrey)