According to the subscription service’s data, which includes over 100 million active readers per month, there are a few overarching data points:
- Mark Manson (The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck) is the most popular author in America, claiming the top spot in 7 states.
- Pop culture is King – Stephen King (It, The Tommyknockers) is the most popular author in 4 states and Ernest Cline (Ready Player One) is the most popular in 3 states.
- The Northeast wants to know What Happened, with New York, Maine, and Massachusetts each reading Hillary Clinton more than any other author.
- Most Popular Genres: Personal Growth and Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime are indisputably the most popular genres across America right now.
The map is right here, for your perusal: