Statistically Improbable Phrases,100 most frequently used words

kmccook writes “Wired News has a story,Judging a Book by Its Contents
that discusses new features that compare the text of hundreds of thousands of books to reveal an author’s signature constructions.
Bill Carr, Amazon’s executive vice president of digital media, observes;
“We are pioneers here … in that we have this amazing corpus — no one else has a corpus of this magnitude — and are finding exciting ways to leverage that content to make a better discovery process for customers.””

Amazon is also crunching data to automatically categorize books and make related book suggestions. Eek, sounds like a library!