But there's lots to ponder in the other results. Here's a few tidbits. For the full report, go here.
- #2 for men is J. R. R. Tolkein's "The Lord of the Rings" while for women, it's Margaret Mitchell's "Gone with the Wind"
- For 18- to 31-year-olds it was J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, while 32- to 43-year-olds named Stephen King's "The Stand" and Dan Brown's "Angels and Demons."
- "Gone With the Wind" was number two in the southern and midwestern United States while easterners chose "The Lord of the Rings" and westerners opted for "The Stand."
- Whites and Hispanics picked "Gone With the Wind" as their second-favorite book after the Bible, while African-Americans preferred "Angels and Demons."
What do you make of this? Share your thoughts with me at firstname.lastname@example.org . None of those mentioned would have been my second choice. How about you? Let's hear some other favorites.