Analysts talked about the literary preferences of modern Russians
Analysts talked about the literary preferences of modern Russians
Analysts spoke about the literary preferences of modern Russians

The All-Russian Center for the Study of Public Opinion conducted a survey. Analysts have found out which poets are considered by modern readers to be the greatest in the world. The results were published on the organization's website. In addition, the most romantic book was named, and the situation with audiobooks was analyzed.

In the first place was the expected Alexander Pushkin. On the second and third - Lermontov and Yesenin. Akhmatova and Vysotsky are in the top five.

Therefore, according to modern Russians, Lev Tolstoy and Dostoevsky were also included in the list of greats. This is despite the fact that they are known as authors of prose. The same list includes Anton Chekhov, Nikolai Gogol and Ivan Bunin.

At the end of 2020, analysts found out which of the Russian writers is popular abroad. Traditionally, Dostoevsky took the top spot in the rating. On the second line of the rating is Leo Tolstoy. Bulgakov took the third line of the rating, followed by Gogol and Glukhovsky.

Analysts also noted that the coronavirus has led to a sharp increase in fans of erotic literature. For information on this, see a study of the Storytel audiobook service.

Thus, in Russia, the number of listens increased by 300%, and Russians were on the eighth line in the list of countries that use this service. Denmark, Poland and Sweden are in the lead. There are 20 places in the rating.

Among the most popular erotic audio books of 2020 are Anna Todd's After, Deeper, and For Love. Dirty Style "by Vasya Ackerman," Fifty Shades of Gray "and" Fifty Shades Darker "by E.L. James.

Earlier, Sergei Klyuchnikov, of the Center for Practical Psychology, gave Russians advice on how to relieve stress and tension while standing in traffic jams, engage in psycho-practices and positive thinking trainings, and listen to their favorite music. In his opinion, this will help reduce stress levels.

The Russians called the book "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen the most sublime book. 32% of the respondents voted for it. The second place in this rating - the legendary "Gone with the Wind" Margaret Mitchell - 24%. True, in fairness it should be noted that the popularity of this book arose thanks to its adaptation.

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