Most Americans Now Reading Ebooks?

UntitledA new poll by Harris Interactive, a Nielsen company, suggests they are.

The poll, conducted last month, found a majority of Americans reading ebooks. It estimates that share at 54%, a number far exceeding the 28% a Pew study reported in January. Requests for comment on this discrepancy were not returned.

Not only does the new poll indicate an unprecedented proportion of ebook readers in the U.S., it also found those who read ebooks actually read more books overall.

Much more.


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