More than 3.4 million books are bought at book stores and borrowed at libraries during a typical January week in Canada, the second annual National Book Count found. 141 more words
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The results of the second annual National Book Count were released on Thursday. For the second year in a row, book sales and libraries loans were tracked by a partnership of booksellers and library systems and combined by the National Reading Campaign, a group of “readers, parents, writers, editors, librarians, bookstore owners, teachers, publishers and distributors” established in 2008 to study the reading habits of Canadians.
If we learn anything from the inaugural National Book Count, it’s that we’re a country of voracious readers: according to their numbers Canadians bought or borrowed 2,714, 946 books between January 10 and 16. 317 more words