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St. Louis Named 8th Most Literate U.S. City

A study from Central Connecticut State University places St. Louis in the top 10 most literate cities in the U.S.

A new study indicates book worms and bibliophiles populate St. Louis. Central Connecticut State University released a study today naming the top 10 most literatue U.S. cities. The study, according to the university's website, focused on newspaper circulation, number of bookstores, library resources, periodical publishing resources, educational attainment and internet resources.

Here's CCSU's top ten most literate cities:

  1. Washington D.C.
  2. Seattle, WA
  3. Minneapolis, MN
  4. Atlanta, GA
  5. Boston, MA
  6. Pittsburgh, PA
  7. Cincinnati, OH
  8. St. Louis, MO
  9. San Francisco, CA
  10. Denver, CO

We're wondering how often you read. Do you always have a book open, or is it a rare occasion to paruse the library shelves?

Tamara Duncan January 27, 2012 at 01:33 AM
I'm in the middle of An Echo in the Bone, one of Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series.
Tony January 27, 2012 at 09:15 AM
Currently reading a book on the mafia, a biography on Heinrich Himmler, a book on the making of the atomic bomb, a book on the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, and The Mote In God's Eye by L. Niven and J. Pournelle
Dr Robert Arnone January 27, 2012 at 12:57 PM
Constantly reading on self improvement. Presently involved in two books: Book Yourself Solid by Michael Port and Think and Grow Rich by Napleon Hill. I also listen to Books on CD fairly often in the car. The latest being Zig Ziglar's See You At The Top.

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