Young Americans Are Reading

Chalk this one up as good news for writers (and civilization in general.) A new study from Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project has shown that young Americans are reading and they’re reading more than older Americans.

“We found that about 8 in 10 Americans under the age of 30 have read a book in the past year. And that’s compared to about 7 in 10 adults in general, American adults. So, they’re reading — they’re more likely to read, and they’re also a little more likely to be using their library.”

Read the full article and listen to the radio report here at NPR.

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