What They're Reading on College Campuses

January 10, 2010

Previous survey

1. The Lost Symbol
by Dan Brown

2. Superfreakonomics
by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

3. Eclipse
by Stephenie Meyer

4. The Time Traveler's Wife
by Audrey Niffenegger

5. Precious (Push Movie Tie-in Edition)
by Sapphire

6. What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures
by Malcolm Gladwell

7. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith

8. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

9. Push
by Sapphire

10. The Gathering Storm
by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson


The Chronicle's list of best-selling books was compiled from information supplied by stores serving the following campuses: American U., Beloit College, Brown U., Case Western Reserve U., Drew U., Florida State U., George Washington U., Georgetown U., Georgia State U., Harvard U., James Madison U., Johns Hopkins U., Kent State U., Pennsylvania State U. at University Park, San Francisco State U., Stanford U., Tulane U., U. at Buffalo, U. of California at Berkeley, U. of Florida, U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U. of Miami, U. of New Hampshire, U. of North Dakota, U. of North Texas, U. of Northern Colorado, U. of Oklahoma at Norman, U. of Nebraska at Lincoln, Vanderbilt U., Washington State U., Washington U. in St. Louis, Wayne State U., Williams College, Winthrop College, and Xavier U. (Ohio).

Reports, which include data provided by Barnes & Noble and the Follett Higher Education Group, are for sales of hardcover and paperback trade books in November.