Expensive books, fewer bookstores, phones: Hong Kong’s reading challenges

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Expensive books, fewer bookstores, phones: Hong Kong’s reading challenges

Book industry professionals say Hongkongers need to be made aware of the benefits of reading after a study showed almost a third of the city’s residents do not read books and only 62 per cent bought a book in the previous year.“There is work to be done around making books more accessible to more people in Hong Kong for free or at least at a fraction of the price,” says Phillipa Milne, the former director of the Hong Kong International Literary Festival.“There is also more work to be done around…

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By | 2019-04-23T07:00:08+00:00 April 23rd, 2019|Entertainment|Comments Off on Expensive books, fewer bookstores, phones: Hong Kong’s reading challenges