Too bustling to read? You’re not a usually one

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Is reading apropos a oppulance pastime?

Work, kids, checking your phone. But reading a book? It usually doesn’t occur as many as it used to.

A new survey, though, suggests some-more than two-thirds of Brits wish they had some-more time to read.

The consult of 2,000 UK adults by The Reading Agency found that 67% would like to review more, though scarcely half (48%) acknowledge they are too busy.

And some-more than 35% pronounced they onslaught to find book they unequivocally like.

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Many people contend they have review The Lord of a Rings when they have usually seen a film


List of books we’re many expected to explain we’ve read, when we’ve indeed usually seen a film, in sequence of popularity:

  1. James Bond books, Ian Fleming
  2. Lord of a Rings, JRR Tolkien
  3. The Chronicles of Narnia, CS Lewis
  4. The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown
  5. The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins
  6. Trainspotting, Irvine Welsh
  7. The Wizard of Oz, L Frank Baum
  8. Bridget Jones’s Diary, Helen Fielding
  9. The Girl with a Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson
  10. The Godfather, Mario Puzo
  11. One Flew Over a Cuckoo’s Nest, Ken Kesey
  12. Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn
  13. The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

Perhaps since we don’t review as many as we’d like, since dual out of 5 of us (41%) are happy to widen a law when it comes to what or how many we’ve read.

Millennials are a era many expected to distortion about their reading habits, with 64% of 18- to 24-year-olds fibbing about a series of books, or a kinds of books, they have read.

One entertain of 18-24 year olds (25%) acknowledge to carrying lied about reading JRR Tolkien’s Lord of a Rings, when they have in fact usually watched a Peter Jackson films.

The consult was consecrated forward of World Book Night on 23 April, that calls on book lovers opposite a nation to give a good book to someone who doesn’t review often.


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