A Quarter Of Americans Did Not Read A Book In 2013, Study Finds

A quarter of Americans did not read a book in 2013, study finds

A new study by the Pew Research Center found that in 2013, almost a quarter of Americans

Book fountain outside Cincinnati Public Library, Cincinnati, Ohio by OZinOH (CC BY-NC 2.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/
Book fountain outside Cincinnati Public Library, Cincinnati, Ohio by OZinOH, flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/

did not read a book. And this included e-books and audiobooks.

I wondered how bad it is over here, in Germany. Well, not much better, actually. According to a study by statista.de (in German), it was around fifteen percent in 2013.

As a general advice for life, I would recommend picking up a book from time to time.