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‘The Bible’ & ‘Gone With the Wind’ Lead Americans’ Top 10 Favorite Books: Harris Interactive

thebibleThe Bible is the most popular book of all time among Americans, according to a new survey by Harris Interactive. The company surveyed 2,234 U.S. adults online between March 12 and 17, 2014. The Bible also topped the list back in 2008, when the company last did the survey.

Margaret Mitchell‘s Gone with the WindJ.K. Rowling‘s Harry Potter series and J.R.R. Tolkien‘s The Lord of the Rings series also made the list.

We’ve got the entire list after the jump for you to explore further.

“Who is your favorite book of all time?”

2008

2014

The Bible

1

1

Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

2

2

Harry Potter (series) by J.K. Rowling

4

3

The Lord of the Rings (series) by J.R.R. Tolkien

3

4

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

7

5

Moby Dick by Herman Melville

*

6

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

10

7

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

*

8

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

*

9

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

*

10

 

TOP BOOK AMONG DIFFERENT GROUPS AFTER THE BIBLE

AMONG:

2014

Men

The Lord of the Rings (series)

Women

Gone with the Wind

Millennials (18-36)

Harry Potter (series)

Gen X (37-48)

The Lord of the Rings (series)

Baby Boomers (49-67)

Gone with the Wind

Matures (68+)

Gone with the Wind

White

Gone with the Wind

Black/African American

Moby Dick

Hispanic

The Great Gatsby

Republicans

Gone with the Wind

Democrats

Gone with the Wind

Independents

Gone with the Wind

Conservatives

Gone with the Wind

Moderates

Gone with the Wind

Liberals

Harry Potter (series)

East

The Lord of the Rings (series)

Midwest

Gone with the Wind

South

Gone with the Wind

West

Harry Potter (series)

High School or less

Gone with the Wind

Some College

Gone with the Wind

College Graduate

Gone with the Wind

Post Graduate

The Lord of the Rings (series)

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