A scientific survey done by the crack researchers at Amazon.com revealed yesterday that the city that reads the most (i.e. buys the most books from Amazon.com) happens to be Alexandria, V.A. Though it should be noted that quality counts a little over quantity: the majority of books bought–er–read by the D.C. suburbanites happen to be Fifty Shades of Grey-style romance novels. Not exactly The Art of Fielding, if you catch our drift.
But who are we to judge? Out of the top cities listed for voracious reading Amazon.com accounts, New York didn’t even break the Top 20. Read More