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For The Love Of Books: What’s On Your Nightstand?

Posted Friday, September 7, 2007

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The average person claims to have read four books in the last year, yet one out of four adults hasn't cracked a single book in over 12 months. What's on your nightstand? Book sales are flat. Blame the competition for time: TV, movies, the internet, cell phones - And are the numbers all that surprising given that one in five Americans read at a fifth grade level or below? Is reading at risk? Find out on the Sound of Ideas Friday morning at nine.



Catherine Thomas, Executive Director, Cleveland Reads
Richard Peterson, Executive Director, Project Learn
Mercier Robinson, Literacy Coordinator, Cleveland Public Library
Annisha Jeffries, School-Age Coordinator, Cleveland Public Library

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