April 2021 update: economics and The Sopranos

New books

First up are books that haven’t been mentioned in any comments until this month. These are either recent releases or obscure books experiencing a revival.

Book of Mac got a bunch of mentions this month on the small subreddit r/MacMiller. The rest are a mix of self-help and romance.

Top books

The overall top books this month feature some new faces spurred by discussions about democratision of the stock market. Naked, short and greedy has been mentioned in high-risk trading subs like r/wallstreetbets, r/Superstonk, and r/GME. Wheras The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing is popular among reddit’s more traditional, conservative investors on r/financialindependence and r/personalfinance.

There are some more interesting books in the top 20 this month though, here’s a curated selection:

New subreddits

There were 7 new subreddits added to the redditreads database in April. These aren’t new on reddit, rather they only now exceeded the threshold for statistically significant results:

US Presiden Biden’s acknolegement of the Armenian geonicde has generated lots of discussion in the armenia subreddit.

Finally, the Sopranos subreddit features a surprising proportion of cook books: