New group Zeitgeist

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New group Zeitgeist

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1staffordcastle
set. 6, 2011, 11:25 pm

So how well did the retrieval on the group zeitgeist work for you? I have eight out of the first ten most characteristic works, and own all of the first ten most-held works (but since that's all seven Harry Potters plus The Hobbit, Pride and Prejudice, and The Complete Works of Shakespeare that's not saying much. :-)

2staffordcastle
Editat: set. 6, 2011, 11:34 pm

In the full list of most characteristic works, (which says see all 105 but only gives you 85) I have 59 titles. I have 78 of the 100 most-held titles.

Seems like the most characteristic list runs strongly but not exclusively to non-fiction, while the most-held list is very strongly running to fiction.

3AnnieMod
set. 7, 2011, 2:55 am

As soon as I can see the full list, I will post full stats. There is some funny bug there

From the 10, I have 7 (and I need to add a few of them in LT...)

4AnnieMod
set. 15, 2011, 5:31 pm

It's kinda strange that the top book is Arbella though -- I would have expected some of the biographies or even a Tudors book. On the other hand... if they are not interested in Elizabeth or in obscure English non-queens, people probably had never heard of her... or would have wanted to read a book about here.

It is an interesting fact though.

5nellista
set. 16, 2011, 4:01 am

I didn't know of this feature until now! And am I a little embarressed to admit that of the top 86 that are shown, I own 60! I have 6 of the top 10.

6AnnieMod
set. 16, 2011, 9:46 am

Why embarrassed? :)