Mexico aims to reverse waning reading habit

Despite boasting of globally acclaimed authors, country ranks among the world's least prolific readers.

    Mexico has produced some of the world's most innovative authors, but fewer people are enjoying that literary heritage.

    Mexicans rank amongst the world's least prolific readers but amongst the most avid television viewers.

    However, some people are dedicated to reversing this trend.

    Al Jazeera's Adam Raney reports from Mexico City on why only a fraction of the population has a healthy reading habit.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Thou Shalt Not Kill: Israel's Hilltop Youth

    Thou Shalt Not Kill: Israel's Hilltop Youth

    Meet the hardline group willing to do anything, including going against their government, to claim land for Israel.