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What Do Adults Read?


by Lester Asheim 1956

To assist us in our exploration of the role of voluntary adult reading in the United States, certain kinds of information would be useful. How much reading is actually being done in this country today? Who are the readers? What kinds of things do they read? The answers to such questions can help us define what would constitute an "improvement" in adult reading and give direction to any programs we may devise for enlarging the role of reading and increasing its importance in the education of adults.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 55, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 57 Number 10, 1956, p. 5-28
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20030, Date Accessed: 11/18/2017 1:40:45 AM

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