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American Adults Reading More Fiction

“Reading on the Rise: A New Chapter in American Literacy“,  a report issued yesterday by the National Endowment for the Arts, indicates that the number of adults (18 years +)  reading at least one novel, short story, poem or play within the previous 12 months, has increased. While the proportion of adult literary readers is […]

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Author Susan Hill Claims Poor Teaching is Resulting in Loathing of Books

According to an article featured on Telegraph.co.uk, author Susan Hill has claimed that students in the UK are taught “so badly, so dully and so mechanically” that many children are being turned off literature. Hill, author of The Woman in Black, Strange Meeting and I’m the King of the Castle, has her most popular works […]

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