Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Startling Results of Harris Poll

Publishers Weekly has published the results of a new Harris Poll that concluded that mysteries, thrillers, and crime novels have edged out the chic-lit and romance novels by a large margin.

Reader preference is divided disproportionately among crime, mystery, and thriller novels (48%), science fiction (26%), ‘literature’ (24%), romance (21%), graphic novels (11%), chick-lit (8%), with western books trailing the list with 5% of the market.

You can follow the title link above to read the entire article at Publisher’s Weekly.

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