Friday, August 24, 2007

And while I'm at it...

One in four American adults read no book last year!!!!!


An AP-Ipsos poll reveals that the average person read four books which is something of a relief to those of us who love the world of books.

I have been saying for years that adults are by and large unable to sustain reading for long periods of time as their brains have been re-programmed by the gotta-have-it-now sound-bite passing for information society in which we live.

On a brighter note, more women than men and more liberals than conservatives read books...perhaps there is hope for society yet!

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