“People read on the train, at home, in the park, and even while standing around in convenience stores. Here’s a fun fact for you: there’s an adult literacy rate of 99% in Japan.”
Welcome to Reading Around the Globe, a series here on Reader Voracious Blog geared at fostering a culture of understanding in the bookish community about access to books in various countries around the world. Each post in the series highlights a full interview with one international reader. You can read more about this series and catch up on previous interviews on the master post.