Reading in America. Yikes!

February 23, 2009

The average American aged 15 – 24 spent only 7 minutes a day reading for pleasure. Older Americans, on average, spend about 20 minutes per day, with Seniors reading as much as 50 minutes each day.

Claiming that we’re too busy to read is a small piece of these frightening numbers. How can we sustain the habit of life-long reading?

Read the 2007 (PDF download) NEA Report here.