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Decline of reading books and its consequences.
Why people are not reading books in their spare time?
Spare time? What is "spare time"?
...I'm joking, however, I would argue this is a reason as well.
I wouldn't argue that people are reading less its just that they are not buying books like they use too. Everything is online now.
The way in which we read books is changing. I love books, but I acknowledge that I don't read as many as I would like. Part of that is low amounts of free time, and part of it is other stuff demanding my attention. But there is a whole new climate with ebooks and indie publishing, that it isn't the same market it once was. With the Harry Potter generation getting older every day, there is an army of voracious readers out there, just waiting for the next book that they can skyrocket to the bestseller list.
Spending too much time on the web and watching television contributes heavily. Know a-lot of people who still find time to read avidly though, myself included. Some people these days don't seem to have the patience to get through a whole book. The change in trend to list based articles, though fun to write are an indicator that many people prefer snappier/easier going media. Or else were put off by the books covered in high school english lessons.
Consequence of a drop in reading could be decline in the printing/book production world which would be very sad. It is the last thing we need for more jobs to be lost.
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