- "When young Harry here stepped into Flourish and Blotts this morning to purchase my autobiography, Magical Me — which, incidentally is celebrating its twenty-seventh week atop The Daily Prophet's Bestseller List — he had no idea that he would, in fact, be leaving with my entire collected works!"
- —Gilderoy Lockhart[src]
The Daily Prophet's Bestseller List was a list published by the Daily Prophet denoting the top-selling books of the current week. Gilderoy Lockhart's Magical Me once spent at least twenty-seven weeks at the number one spot on this list, around the time of Harry Potter and the Weasley family's visit to Diagon Alley in August of 1992.
Behind the scenes
- It is unclear whether other best-selling books mentioned in the series, such as Lockhart's mention in the book of an unspecified book sitting six months on a best-sellers' list, are referring to this list or another, as of yet unidentified, bestseller list. Since Lockhart was a master of self-publicity, it would be illogical to presume anything.
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film) (Mentioned only)
Notes and references
List of articles · Magical Symbols Game · Daily Prophet Grand Prize Galleon Draw · Me, Myself, and I · Weekly zoological column · Bestseller List
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