What’s the most anticipated book of 2017?

Landmark bookstore’s survey says Amish Tripathi’s Sita - Warrior of Mithila is on top of the list.

Published: 25th April 2017 06:07 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th April 2017 06:07 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: Landmark bookstore’s survey says Amish Tripathi’s Sita - Warrior of Mithila is on top of the list. The millenials prefer Paula Hawkins over other authors like Ken Follett, Stephen King and Dan Brown

Mythologicals rule! Amish Tripathi’s book ‘SITA - Warrior Of Mithila’ is the most awaited book across all genders and age groups, with a whopping 36.85 percent participants exhibiting their inclination towards his upcoming work. The  Landmark bookstore’s survey titled ‘Most anticipated book of 2017,’ spread across 40 cities with a sample size of 1,000 respondents, aged over 15 notes this.

Supernatural thrillers closely follow mythological fiction, with Stephen King’s ‘Sleeping Beauties’ being the second most preferred book with almost 36.01 % respondents waiting with bated breath for his upcoming work. According to the results, thrillers take up the hot seat amongst other book genres this season as psychological thriller novelist Paula Hawkins is the third most adored author with 34.6 percent respondents waiting to grab the copy of new novella ‘Into The Water’.

The survey threw up other interesting trivia from the world of books. Millenials prefer Paula Hawkins over other authors like Ken Follett, Stephen King and Dan Brown. Not surprising, after he success of intriguing thriller ‘The Girl on the Train.’The Gen X would rather ponder over Arundhati Roy’s work than the blood curdling tales by Stephen King.  The critically acclaimed writer Arundhati Roy, whose latest book is all set to release 19 years after her first book ‘God of Small Things’ is the second most awaited book by 17.42% of la femme readers.

Data reveals that Dan Brown’s soon-to-be published, ‘Origin’ has already created a buzz amongst 8% of male readers despite five months to the launch.

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