aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

Finally, some GOOD news about reading

Literary reading rates among adults has finally ticked up, after years of decline, according to a new survey released by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Part of the increase was attributed to :"community-based programs like the “Big Read,” Oprah Winfrey’s book club, the huge popularity of book series like “Harry Potter” and Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight,” as well as the individual efforts of teachers, librarians, parents and civic leaders to create “a buzz around literature that’s getting people to read more in whatever medium."

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