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Reading Habits

Survey Says Books Are Getting Longer

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 12.11.2015 | Arts

Once upon a time, there lived a society so enamored of shiny things, its citizens spent their days glued to glimmering gadgets, paying no mind to the ...

7 Easy Reading Hacks To Amp Up Your Literary Skills

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 01.12.2015 | Home

When we think of “hacks,” many of us think of tricks to make a task quicker and easier than we’d previously believed possible. And of course, pe...

Reading to Feed the Soul

Cindy Tansin | Posted 07.30.2014 | Home
Cindy Tansin

Wouldn't you rather be climbing Mt. Everest or fighting off a rogue wave or falling in love with a time traveler? And what better to beat rush hour traffic than a great audio book?

War and Peas

Roz Warren | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Roz Warren

Some people feel obligated to finish reading every book they start. Once they pick up a book, even if it's hundreds of pages long and makes them want to scream with boredom, they will reach that last page if it kills them. I am not one of those people.

The United States of (Non)Reading: The End of Civilization or a New Era?

Susan D. Blum | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Susan D. Blum

Several years ago a student told me that she regarded all assigned reading as "recommended," even if the professors labeled it "required." Were professors so dumb that they didn't know that?

Hooray, My Ereader Is Spying on Me

Sarah Pinneo | Posted 08.29.2012 | Home
Sarah Pinneo

I'd like to applaud the makers of ereaders for collecting some of the first usable readership data in the history of publishing. If they want to know how quickly I tore through the new Christopher Buckley novel, or that I never finished War and Peace, so be it.

Americans Read HOW Many Books?

Posted 04.06.2012 | Home

Fewer people are reading - but at least they're reading more, and in more formats than ever. That is, according to the results of a series of tele...

Don't Be a Book Snob!

Lev Raphael | Posted 11.07.2011 | Home
Lev Raphael

Over the thirty years of my publishing career, I've learned that book snobs come in all shapes and sizes. And their snobbery often seems more about them than the genre they've picked for their disdain.