Friday, January 16, 2009

Chin up, novelists!

According to the National Endowment of the Arts:
For the first time in more than 25 years, the number of people reading fiction is on the rise... In these new and improved numbers of readers given to us by the NEA, the most heartening rise is in the 18-to-24-year-old group, the ones who seem to have been born with iPod buds stuck in their ears. They've recently taken the biggest bump up in readership after years of the most significant decline.

Here's the whole article from the Wall Street Journal.