7 in 10 readers ‘buy new books by fellow Scots’

7 in 10 readers ‘buy new books by fellow Scots’
 

ALMOST seven out of ten people in Scotland are buying new books by home-grown writers, according to a survey, with women more likely to support them.
And it found almost a third of adults in Scotland said they buy at least one new book by a Scottish writer every six months.
The survey was conducted for the Saltire Society, which runs some of the country’s most prestigious literary awards, including the coveted Scottish Book of the Year title.
The findings are a major boost for the publishing industry in Scotland, which is said to be worth more than £340 million to the country’s economy.... read more

 
4 August 2014 in Lifestyle, Views: 32
Source: Scotsman
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