Thursday, January 17, 2008

stats on reading

snatched from here:
58% of the US adult population never reads another book after high school
42% of college graduates never read another book
80% of US families did not buy or read a book last year.
70% of US adults have not been in a bookstore in the last five years
57% of new books are not read to completion.
Most readers do not get past page 18 in a book they have purchased.
this is terrible! i am so glad i am a 'reader' and encourage my child to do so as well. aside from other benefits, it's fun to lose yourself in a good novel.

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