A list of British-Asian authors that have hit the Sunday Times Bestsellers List
This page lists British-Asian authors that have hit the Sunday Times Bestsellers List in 2023 (i.e. the top 10 books in a range of categories in a given week) along with the date they first hit the list.
Good Vibes, Good Life by Vex King
Non-fiction Paperback, 8th Jan 2023
8 Rules of Love by Jay Shetty
Non-fiction Hardback, 12th Feb 2023
Victory City by Salman Rushdie
Hardback Fiction, 18th Feb 2023
Closer to Love by Vex King
Non-fiction Hardback, 5th Mar 2023
Dave Pigeon Bookshop Mayhem! by Swapna Haddow and Sheena Dempsey
Children’s, 12th Mar 2023
- We use the Oxford English Dictionary definition of British Asian: a British person of South Asian origin or descent, where South Asia is defined as India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
- We only include authors that are named on the cover.
- Nationality and ethnicity data have been collected from author websites where available, and media interviews or Wikipedia profiles where not.
- ONS data (.xls) suggest that Asians comprise 7% of the UK population.