TITLE

Reading on the upswing?

PUB. DATE
April 1993
SOURCE
Reading Today;Apr/May93, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cites a poll by Yankelovich, Clancy and Schulman which found the percentage of people who say they read to relax has risen during the past five years. According to the survey, 49 percent of the respondents said they read to relax, up from 45 percent in 1991.
ACCESSION #
9307150314

 

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