On Friday 11 February 2011 Tar Heel Reader simultaneously hit two amazing milestones: two million books read and 1000 days online! Since we started in May of 2008 the site has been visited nearly 300,000 times by over 100,000 different computers in 150 countries and all 50 states.
This map shows where books have been read.
The countries with the most books read are:
- United States 1,709,424
- Canada 104,162
- Australia 61,773
- Germany 47,880
- Great Britain 16,611
- New Zealand 12,502
- Spain 9,852
- Korea 7,270
- Italy 5,398
- Brazil 2,417
Over 3800 authors have written nearly 15,000 books in 15 languages (Arabic, Basque, Danish, English, Filipino, French, Galician, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish).
The top 10 most read books on the site are: