We spend plenty of time here on The Millions telling all of you what we’ve been reading, but we are also quite interested in hearing about what you’ve been reading. By looking at our Amazon stats, we can see what books Millions readers have been buying, and we decided it would be fun to use those stats to find out what books have been most popular with our readers in recent months. Below you’ll find our Millions Top Ten list for November.
|1.||1.||Selected Stories||2 months|
|2.||2.||The Flamethrowers||2 months|
|3.||3.||The Pioneer Detectives||5 months|
|5.||5.||The Luminaries||2 months|
|6.||8.||The Goldfinch||2 months|
|7.||6.||The Beggar Maid: Stories of Flo and Rose||2 months|
|8.||7.||Fox 8||5 months|
|9.||9.||Bleeding Edge||3 months|
|10.||–||The Lowland||2 months|
There wasn’t much action on our list November as the top 5 stayed unchanged. Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch was the big mover, jumping from the eighth spot to the sixth.
The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson graduates to our illustrious Hall of Fame after a six-month run on the list that was initially spurred by the book’s Pulitzer win earlier this year. That departure makes room for the return of Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Lowland