2011 Summary - Memorable Books on DorothyL
From December through mid-January, readers of DorothyL listserv posted their favourite books read (for the first time) during the prior year to the DorothyL list. The summary of submissions is below, see the 2011 lists for details.
In 2007, I also asked a number of questions of submitters. If you're as curious as I was about the people who make up the DorothyL member list, look at the 2007 Summary.
|Summary of Best Books from DorothyL for 2011|
|Total number of Best book titles submitted||2074|
|Number of unique titles||1279|
|Number of unique authors||787|
|Total DorothyL maillist recipients at time of posting||2900|
|Number DL members who submitted lists||7%||189|
|Female submitters read books written by women 56% of the time|
|Male submitters read books written by men 64% of the time|
|Average # books submitted||11||10.9|
|Mode (most common)||10||10|
|Maximum # books submitted||47||87|
|Minimum # books submitted||1||1|
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