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Older Americans are less likely to read than younger people

A woman reads a book at a Barnes & Noble bookstore in Pasadena, California November 26, 2013. Barnes & Noble Inc, the largest U.S. bookstore chain, on Tuesday reported a higher than expected quarterly profit as it cut store workers' hours scaled back its money losing Nook business, helping it offset sharp sales declines.     REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS)

This new study reveals the statistics of book readers in America. Image: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Andrew Perrin
Research Assistant, Pew Research Center
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