It does seem strange things happen when I'm around. Ah, but I never got my owl...
What were the most blogged about books in 2005?
Here is a New York Times list, no permalink yet. The data are drawn from an automated survey of the top 5000 blogs. Freakonomics, Harry Potter, Blink, and The World is Flat lead the list. Jared Diamond has two in the top ten. Surowiecki's Wisdom of Crowds is #12. The first work of fiction is The da Vinci Code at #10. Orwell and Narnia are not far behind. I conclude, tentatively, that the blogosphere is increasing the influence of non-fiction books, relative to fiction.
Saturday, December 17, 2005
I WONDER IF THIS MEANS I CAN GET A HOGWARTS TOUR
Harry Potter is non-fiction! Tyler Cowan says so: