What are they reading now?
In some schools you can observe the readera boom in the series of books by Stephanie Meyer "Twilight" and, accordingly, for all her subsequent books. According to "USA Today", this book topped the list of best-selling books in the last decade. And what about other works of art?
Most popular books
What books are currently reading? The first ten places from this list were occupied by the books of only three authors. 1st place - "Twilight", 4th place - "New Moon", 9th place - "Dawn" (author - Stephanie Meyer); books by Joan Rowling "Harry Potter" took 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10 places; Dan Brown's book The Da Vinci Code took 2nd place.
All these books for a while caused a realhype. Over the past few years, the books "Loneliness in the Network" by Janusz Wisniewski, "Bury Me Behind the Baseboard" by Pavel Sanayev were popular, they even put a performance in the theater and shot a film recently released.
It is also worth noting that now readThe works that became known only in recent times. These are the books of Chuck Palahniuk, author of the Fight Club, and many of Bernard Verber's works.
To date, they respectbooks by Paulo Coelho, as well as to Dmitry Glukhovsky's books "Metro 2033" and "Metro 2034". However strange it may sound, but in our time of rapid development of technology and electronics, reading books is becoming fashionable. So fashion people should read books.
What is fashionable to read now? As such, "fashion" books are difficult to name, it is fashionable to read books at all, but what to read is what anyone likes.
The most discussed writers
To maintain a conversation about literature in anysociety should take note of some writers, which you most often hear in your circle of communication. Check out their creativity, and better with the biography. Now popular are Max Fry and Boris Akunin. About them you can talk in any society, often in similar conversations mention and Tolkien. In general, to select fiction should be for your circle of friends. If you communicate in a circle of teenagers or youth, then read Lukyanenko, Pelevin and other science fiction writers. They are often read by young men. Girls are usually fond of Russian literature, which is present in the school curriculum, as well as by Fry, Akunin and the poetry of the Silver Age.
If your environment is literaryintellectuals, then find out from them what books are being read. In such circles, Albert Camus, Erich Maria Remarque, Jane Austen and Terry Pratchett are currently discussing. But in an intelligent literary society one can always talk about the classics of Russian literature. Undoubtedly, you must understand such authors as Chekhov, Dostoevsky, Lermontov and Gogol. The interest of readers is attracted by the brothers Strugatsky and Pelevin. In all circles it is always fashionable to discuss "Masters and Margarita". This book can be discussed more than one hour, and in general it is worth it to read it, and more than once.
How long does the writer remain fashionable?
Fashionable writers eventually forget evenHis devoted readers, although at one time enjoyed great popularity. Why is this happening? Maybe because to maintain his status as a fashion writer, one must constantly give out new creations, and as is known, in this matter, not quantity is the main thing, but quality. Although there are exceptions. For example, many of the classics of our literature were popular and fashionable among contemporaries. So if you decide to read a book, but do not know which to choose, choose a book that has been tested by time, you will not lose it accurately.
According to the statistics, people after 25 yearsbegin to re-read the classics of Russian literature. Before this age, young people are more interested in learning books, programming, creating websites, optimizing how to create their own business and the like. Schoolchildren are interested in modern authors, which are most often made films, as well as the school curriculum. Well, the classic will always be read, because it's a classic.
Farewell for all lovers of reading
In our twenty-first century, do not be afraid to stand outhis love of reading books, it's on the contrary a very fascinating and fashionable occupation. So you expand your horizons, vocabulary, with you it will always be interesting to talk. Reading books is great.
Modern man often dismisses readingbooks with excuses such as "no time", "I'm very busy", etc. But after all, others find time to read, because they want to. They read in electric trains, in parks, in breaks between lectures, the main thing is just to have a desire. Read, because reading is important for the horizon!