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5 astonishing facts about reading

We do it every day – we read books, articles, messages and posts on social media. Reading can be different, but it's certainly one of the most astonishing things humans can do. Here are 5 little-known facts about reading.



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45 Comments
steffiekiwi
I read 10-15 books a month..love it
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Jun 4, 2020 5:56AM
Stephanie Hermann
I read between 50-60 books a year. I would rather a book, than watch tv!
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May 30, 2020 5:20PM
Michael Sydney Brighouse
I,m a Bernard Cornwall fan, love all his books, all types. mike.
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May 24, 2020 5:12PM
Foy Southard
I read between 10-20 books a year
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May 22, 2020 4:47PM
ejoet
I have books/magazine, etc in every room and that includes the bathroom. Just ordered 2 books today - so I do about 20 or more per year. Mostly non-fiction, history mostly, biographies yeah! and lots of Christian magazines, etc. Eyes at 86 are still sharp-just regular glasses-such fun
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May 20, 2020 4:56PM
Barry Crews
Knocked me down with the fact about e-readers. All my reading is done on one because I move around a lot and don't have storage for paper copy. I read at least one book per week and, depending on content two.
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May 18, 2020 10:14PM
jonnae jb
I read 50-75 books a year. Having read Circling the sun, my favorite character right now is Beryl Markum. My favorite book is A Soldier of the Great War by Mark Helprin .
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May 17, 2020 6:07PM
Leo Evans
I read approx. 25-30 books per year. That's down from about 100-300 due to cable and social media.
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May 14, 2020 6:00PM
Sandy Mounts Orndorff
I read an average of 2 books a week
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May 11, 2020 5:52PM
Judith Marshall
I read everything and anything and often have more than one book on the go!
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May 4, 2020 4:28PM
Eve
I started reading before I went to school and in grade one my teacher told mom not to let me read ahead, lol. I loved stories and escaped from reality into the magical world of the written word.
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May 4, 2020 11:36AM
sbergthold
I HAVE to read every day....newspapers, magazines, books. Love historical mysteries, humorous books, murder mysteries, whatever. Without the library available right now, I am going a little crazy. Don't have a TV and don't miss one.....books are the way to go,.
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Apr 19, 2020 4:46PM
Valerie Moody
I read between 5 and 8 books a month sometimes more
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Apr 18, 2020 6:14PM
Nancy Gardner
I read all I can.
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Apr 17, 2020 7:36PM
Yolanda Solis
Need to read more
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Apr 14, 2020 9:49PM

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