I’ve dug into responses from readers on the topic of why they are reading more or less than in the past. A little over 1000 people chose to comment on the topic. So here’s the original chart and a new chart showing reasons.
Are you reading more or fewer books than in the past:
Reasons for a change in reading habits:
By way of explanation (start at the top of chart and work clockwise):
- Book Club – a number of readers said they are reading more because they’ve joined a book club.
- E-books are easier – many readers are reading more because of e-readers AND audio books. A number of readers say they love audio books because they can read while doing something else.
- Fewer good books – some read less because they find fewer good books to choose from
- Life changes – sadly, some of…
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