Reader’s Corner: Still Declining

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A few items from the latest Pew Research Center study on American reading habits:

  • 72% of American adults read a book in the past year, down from 79% in 2011.
  • Young adults (18-29) more likely than older adults to have read a book in the past year.
  • Average number of books read by women in the past year: 14.
  • … by men: 9.

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