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A blog about the stories we tell each other and how we tell them...

Tuesday, 2 March 2010

Australia: a nation of readers

A major survey undertaken for the Australia Council for the Arts reveals that 85% of the people questioned described themselves as avid poetry and literature readers. I am going to search for similar surveys of the UK and US but that figure would surely be hard to beat...

1 comment:

Markus said...

They should qualify what literature means for the benefit of our Australian friends, it doesn't include watching "The Man from Snowy River" on TV.