Amazon’s Best of 2009 List- aka: juxtaposition

So Amazon.com just put out their Best of 2009 list.
It is interesting to note the the canyon of difference between the editors’ picks v. customers’ picks.

The eds put together the predictable list of literature over the last year.

The customers? Not so much. Fluffy Dan Brown at the number 1 position, conservative right wing nut jobs at 2 and 3, a comedian at 4, a coloring book at 7, and a book on getting thin at 10…

At least good to see Vollmann made the list, at 97, for Imperial.
On the editors’ picks, in case you were wondering…