This site will look much better and function properly in a browser that supports web standards.

bookbuffet: the one-stop web resource for book groups
Cover Image of South of Broad by Pat Conroy published by Nan A. Talese
Cover Image of Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt published by Farrar Straus & Giroux
Cover Image of Black Beauty (Signet Classics (Paperback)) by Anna Sewell published by Signet Classics
 
bookbuffet features
 

Who Is Best Read? Who Reads the Most?

abstract:

A new survey ranks the top 64 U.S. cities in terms of literacy. Number one is Minneapolis...

article:

July 13, 2003
— A study by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Chancellor and education Professor Jack Miller maps literacy in America. Drawing from U.S. Census data, newspaper and magazine circulation rates, and bookseller and library resources, the study ranked the top 64 U.S. cities with a population over 250,000.

 

The top 10 cities are:

  1. Minneapolis
  2. Seattle
  3. Denver
  4. Atlanta
  5. San Francisco,
  6. Pittsburgh
  7. Washington
  8. Louisville
  9. Portland
  10. Cincinnati

 

For the complete study ranking 64 cities, visit the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Education Department website.  

 

 

 

Social Bookmarks
analytics
home |  about |  buy books |  contact |  help |  legal |  media & press releases |  privacy |  reviewers & authors |  sitemap | 
tell a friend
 
© 2018 BookBuffet LLC
 
using bookbuffet
about book groups
online discussions
links & resources
find a book store
book archives & research