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Feb2-10, 02:19 PM
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To get the usual averages around the first of the month, for a long term record:

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1 December 0.9
1 January 0.5
(1 February 1.1)
...
...
30 January 1.66
31 January 1.57
1 February 1.06
2 February 0.72
3 February 0.32

5-day average around 1 February equals 1.1

Trouble

1 December 0.5
1 January 0.3
1 February 0.3
...
...
30 January 0.31
31 January 0.32
1 February 0.24
2 February 0.32
3 February 0.36

5-day average around 1 February for Smolin's book came to 0.31. It is the smoothed or average figure that I record for the first of the month.


To illustrate, at 6PM Berlin time on 1 February Züruck ranked 8875 and the top three stringies (Elegante, Stoff, Verborgene) ranked 7185, 7393, 13609 for an average of 9395.7 and a ratio of 1.06. The first two stringies are Brian Greene books in translation and Verborgene is Lisa Randall's book. All three have sustained popularity in the German market.
At noon pacific on 2 February Trouble ranked 30575 and the top five stringies (elegant, fabric, parallel, hyperspace, elegant paperback) ranked 5446, 6634, 7262, 14438, 15760, for an average of 9908.0 and a ratio of 0.32.
At noon pacific on 3 February Trouble ranked 21116 and the top five stringies (parallel, elegant, fabric, hyperspace, elegant paperback) ranked 4475, 5235, 7569, 9953, 11243, for an average of 7695.0 and a ratio of 0.36.