Waterstone Names “Philosopher’s Stone” As Top Book of the Last 25 Years


May 17, 2007

Posted by EdwardTLC

UK bookseller, Waterstones, released a list of their ‘top 25 books of the last 25 years‘ to commemorate the companies quarter century in business and “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,” the first book in the series by author J. K. Rowling, topped the list. The ‘Top 25′ winners were chosen by the public, via voting on an online poll we reported about before, from an original list of 100 nominees. Congratulations Jo!
Thanks to HarryLatino.com.

9 Responses to Waterstone Names “Philosopher’s Stone” As Top Book of the Last 25 Years

Avatar Image says: There are some fantastic books on that list, including Labyrinth by Kate Moss. Quite an honor to top the list! Good job Jo!Avatar Image says: A honor well deserved Jo....Yours and all the books listed have enlighten my and my family's life and help me through the hard time of this War in Iraq and I am proud to be a Fan of Harry Potter and reading...I salute you!Avatar Image says: How rewarding, after all of those years of hard labour. Good show, Jo.Avatar Image says: Also USA Today's most memorably book of the past 25 years: http://www.usatoday.com/life/top25-books.htmAvatar Image says: well done! two of my fav. books are number one and number 2, I have good taste, don't I? LOLAvatar Image says: ONE OF THE HIS DARK MATERIALS BOOKS IS NUMBER THREE!!!!!!! I love those books. As much as HP! They came 3rd in the big read vote as well. HP4 came like 5th... hmm... some other awesome books on that list. xxxAvatar Image says: I don't know how I feel about this list. Are we sure this is the "Top 25 books of the past 25 years" or "Top 25 books of the last 25 minutes." DaVinci Code? Really?Avatar Image says: I agree with you about that one Kevin. But there are some good ones too, like Name of the Rose, I was personally pleased about (though it was published in 1980 so just outside the timeframe! :D).Avatar Image says: Yay ^_^ a very well-deserved title there!

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