New British study reveals 'leisure' reading is in steep decline among young people


All recent surveys appear to confirm that young people in Britain are turning away from reading. Photo: AFP

Reading is not always a pleasurable activity for young people, it seems. Many do it out of obligation rather than out of genuine love for the written word.

And this decline in reading for pleasure appears not to be unrelated to the rise of the Internet and social media.

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