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The long, steady decline of literary reading

The percentage of American adults who read literature - any novels, short stories, poetry or plays - fell to at least a three-decade low last year, according to a new report from the National Endowment for the Arts.

The best reason for reading? Book lovers live longer, scientists say

Good news on National Book Lovers Day: A chapter a day might keep the Grim Reaper away - at least a little longer.

Help this Schenectady Girl Scout's book drive

A sixth grader wants you to attend her book drive in Schenectady on Thursday.

New book: 'Tea with Freud'

Albany Med psychiatrist authors book on psychotherapy for general audiences

Shop Dover Publications and donate to charity

In honor of their 75th anniversary, Dover Publications will make a donation of a percentage of all sales generated on on the date of their anniversary, May 18, 2016, to the children’s charitable organization Reading Is Fundamental.

Book Review: ‘2666’ a project for the ambitious

“2666” by Roberto Bolano is not for the faint of heart, and not just because of the title.

Skip Netflix, try a book binge

Sitting in a dark room and watching copious amounts of television has become commonplace, why not try books instead?

Book table at the doctor's office

Saratoga Cardiology Associates offers used books as well as medical care

Go “wild” on spring break with a book

Packing for spring break? Don't forget the books

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