Shocker: People who read ebooks read more

Are you ready for a bombshell? Turns out people who read ebooks read more books than those don't. That tidbit comes from the number crunchers at Pew. According to a new report titled "The Rise of E-Reading," the ebook readers read an average of 24 books in the past year, versus the 15 books read by those who didn't. Also, not particularly surprising is the fact that the percent of folks reading ebooks is on the rise as well -- the number who claimed to have read an ebook in the year prior made a bit of a jump from 17-percent in December to 21-percent in February. Naturally, the whole printed thing is still a bit more widespread, with 72-percent claiming to have read a paper-type book in the year prior, when surveyed back in December.Shocker: People who read ebooks read more originally appeared on Engadget on Thu, 05 Apr 2012 22:27:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permalink CBC  |  Pew  | Email this | Comments Continue reading at 'Engadget'

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