Even E-reader Owners Still Like Printed Books, Survey Finds


The pleasure of reading endures in the digital age, a USC Dornsife/L.A. Times poll shows. Six in 10 people say they like to read 'a lot,' and young adults read about as much as many of their elders.Reading habits may be fundamentally changing, but a new survey shows that the printed word remains fundamental.

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