|Both sexes, it appears, enjoy nonfiction.|
There are, as I have long suspected, differences between men and women.
According the the National Endowment of the Arts, men are more likely to read nonfiction books than fiction, while the opposite holds true for women: 55% of women read fiction in 2012, and 48% read nonfiction.
The real news here is not that 7% more women read fiction than nonfiction, or that more women read fiction than men. It is the steady decline in the total fiction-reading population.
|Year||Percentage of adults who read fiction|
The huge difference between what men and women read
MarketWatch, Published: Jan 29, 2015 3:25 p.m. ET
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