More children are seen by Scholastic’s researchers as reading ‘zero books’ during the summer, and many parents don’t grasp the ‘summer slide’ problem.
Scholastic’s biennial Kids & Family Reading Report finds American families are reading books aloud to their children more often.
The new ‘barometer’ report on reading habits in Spain for 2018 shows a growing engagement with readership, later teens reading less.
Reading ranks fifth in BookNet Canada’s newest survey of respondents’ leisure-time activities, and smartphone reading is on the rise. Thirty-eight percent say their reading increased in the last year.
‘The problem with the Kenyan society is that we read mostly for exams.’ The country’s publishers say they’re troubled by children’s lack of a reading habit.
As he contemplates speaking on October 18 at Frankfurt Book Fair’s The Markets conference, Spain’s Daniel Fernández talks of struggles in cultural shifts, copyright, and piracy.
The Atlantic’s Jordan Weissmann speculates that Amazon bought Goodreads to access the site’s group of super fans, readers who buy a lot of books and influence even more purchases.
Asians may identify more closely with success stories akin to the American Dream than with the colonial values left by Europeans in the last centuries, writes Duncan Jepson.
Research is showing that book sales around the world are in general decline and in some countries people are said to have simply stopped reading. What’s to blame?
For the fifth year in a row, UK book revenue is down, as consumers switch from print to digital formats and from physical shops to online retailers, even for print purchases.