Wow! It was a great year for the non-fiction books. We had a lot of new releases, and many of them became super popular. If you look at what people read in the last 2 months, most of the books were released in 2018.
I made a script to analyze the most popular, and highest rated books. What I did exactly was to take data from the most popular service for book readers — Goodreads.com. Then, I analyzed which books were most rated and commented on. Actually, the comments are the most important factor here. And the result was I got a list of the most popular books.
This list of books is curated by me. It contains the most popular ones, but only with a high rating (at least 4.2 stars on Goodreads.com).
Some of the positions in this list are obvious. However, there are a few surprises (at least to me).Read more...