Salt Lake City among "best read" cities in U.S.

Salt Lake City among "best read" cities in U.S.

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - A new study shows that Salt Lake City is among the most well-read cities in the country.
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - A new study shows that Salt Lake City is among the most well-read cities in the country.

Salt Lake City came in a #10 on the list compiled by Amazon.com.

The list was topped by Alexandria, Virginia.

Amazon.com announced that the ranking was determined by compiling sales data of all book, magazine and newspaper sales in both print and Kindle format since June 1, 2011, on a per capita basis in cities with more than 100,000 residents. The Top 20 Most Well-Read Cities are:

1. Alexandria, Va.
2. Cambridge, Mass.
3. Berkeley, Calif.
4. Ann Arbor, Mich.
5. Boulder, Colo.
6. Miami
7. Arlington, Va.
8. Gainesville, Fla.
9. Washington, D.C.
10. Salt Lake City
11. Pittsburgh
12. Knoxville, Tenn.
13. Seattle
14. Orlando, Fla.
15. Columbia, S.C.
16. Bellevue, Wash.
17. Cincinnati
18. St. Louis
19. Atlanta
20. Richmond, Va.

Amazon.com Senior Editor of Books Chris Schluep said, “It’s great to see that we are truly a nation of readers, with representation on this list from every region of the country.”

----Information from: Amazon.com Inc.


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