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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.

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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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