According to the website of the Moscow city hall, Moscow metro decided to make the top most popular books on the shelves of bookcrossing. The most popular among passengers who use bookcrossing shelves in the Metropolitan subway, it was recognized the work of Boris Akunin “Photo haiku”.
On the website of the Moscow mayor write that free of charge, passengers can book at the front “Live chat” in the combined lobby of stations “Pushkinskaya” and “Tverskaya” and return to any of the pillars is “Live chat” on 13 other subway stations.
Currently, readers in the subway have the opportunity to take to read over 30 books by Russian and foreign authors, and each of them placed a special sticker “Books in the subway”, which listed the project website, where passengers can download more texts.
The top five rankings, in addition to works of Grigory Chkhartishvili, were novels – “Doctor Zhivago” by Boris Pasternak, “Les Miserables” of Victor Hugo, “the Life of Arseniev” by Ivan Bunin, as well as a collection of lyrical poems by Sergei Yesenin. In addition, citizens often took to read the book “the da Vinci Code” by Dan brown.
A list of the most popular works were compiled by staff racks “Live chat” who said that instead of reading passengers brought, for example, detectives Anna and Sergey Litvinov, a novel-Gold winner of the Booker – “the English patient” Michael Ondaatje etc.
Deputy chief of the Metropolitan development client services and working with passengers Yulia Temnikova assured mos.ru that the range of texts on the shelves of the book exchange will be replenished on a regular basis, and urged readers-passengers will join the project, bringing home already read the book.