Polarization of political reading  NOV 04 2008

Valdis Krebs uses data from Amazon to chart networks of people who read political books. Two groups typically emerge from the data: people who read liberally oriented books and people who read conservatively oriented books with a couple of books that both groups read. He ran his analysis again a few days ago and found not two groups but three -- roughly: 1) pro-Obama, 2) anti-Bush, and 3) conservative -- and no books that the groups read in common. (via big sort)

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