Statistics

Just for fun (and for bragging rights), I’ve decided to keep some statistics on our reading odyssey that is the Great Reading Competition. The full set of stats are below. If you’d like to see statistics on just the first pentad, you can do so here.

Statistics (Updated 1/27/2013)
Category Will Dave Total/Best
Number of Books Read 39 35 74
Number of Pages Read* 13,611 10,917 24,528
Average Book Length (to the Nearest Page)* 349 312 332
Most Books Read (Single Competition) 10 10 20
Most Pages Read (Single Competition)* 3,818 3,614 5,834
Highest Average Book Length (Single Competition)* 764 451 491
Most Books Read in a Month 4 3 4
Most Pages Read in a Month* 2,388 1,293 2,388
Longest Book Read (in Pages) 968 1,150 Don Quixote
First Blood 2 4 4
Longfellow 3 3 3
Tome Swallower 2 3 3
Joan Collins Special 0 1 1
Glorious Victories 4 2 4
Longest Completion Streak 10 4 10
Longest Win Streak 2 1 2
Greatest Margin of Victory (in Pages) 2,234 1,394 2,234
Fastest Finish 1 Day 1 Day 1 Day

* Note: It was decided mutually that books of non-epic poetry would count for half the number of their total pages, seeing as the text of many poems do not take up even half of a full page.