Wondering What Everyone Else Is Reading?
The Most Popular Book Across the US Is…
Are you the type who’s used to craning your neck so you can make out the cover titles of your fellow subway commuters’ books? Can’t wait to get your hands on the next great read, before you’ve even finished the book you’re on now?
You’re not alone.
According to Global English Editing’s 2017 infographic on America’s reading habits, at least 59% of Americans are reading the same – if not more – than we did last year.
In today’s market, American authors make up 73% of the world’s highest paid authors, with J.K. Rowling and James Patterson topping the list at $95 and $87 million respectively.
With stats like these, it’s clear that reading is still one of America’s favorite pastimes.
But what are Americans reading?
According to Global English Editing’s infographic, which includes data from the subscription-based book service Scribd, our favorite reads have a vast range:
From Hillary Clinton’s campaign memoir What Happened, to Mark Manson’s self-help book The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*uck, all the way to Stephen King’s horror story It.
So which book is the most popular read across all the states?
Check out Global English Editing’s infographic below to find out, and learn more about America’s reading habits.