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2008 Summary - Best of DorothyL


By Theresa de Valence - Posted on 07 February 2009

Below is the of the data submitted to DorothyL for best books read for the first time in 2008.

Total number of Best book titles submitted1391
Number of unique titles850
Number of unique authors566
Books copyright2008728
2007236
200688
2000-2005192
1860-1999142
20095
Total DorothyL maillist recipients at time of posting3389
Number DL members who submitted lists3%110
Female submitters87%96
Male submitters13%14
Female submitters recommended books written by women 58% of the time
Male submitters recommended books written by men 72% of the time

In 2007, I also asked a number of questions of submitters. If you're as curious as I was about the people who make up the DorothyL member list, look at the 2007 Summary.