(Almost) Everything You Could Ever Want to Know…

…about the book publishing industry.

Scroll down to the category of “Who is Reading Books (and who is not)” for some sad statistics…

  • One-third of high school graduates never read another book for the rest of their lives. Many do not even graduate from high school.
  • 58% of the US adult population never reads another book after high school.
  • 42% of college graduates never read another book. 80% of US families did not buy or read a book last year.
  • 70% of US adults have not been in a bookstore in the last five years.

Link via Seth Godin