An International report by Picodi.com has found that only 62 per cent of readers bought a book in Hong Kong in the past year. Photo: Shutterstock

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

  • Hong Kong’s high rents mean more expensive books, which affects price-sensitive Hongkongers, say industry insiders
  • Libraries need to do more to promote book-lending services and highlight they are not just places to study
Topic |   Books and Literature

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An International report by Picodi.com has found that only 62 per cent of readers bought a book in Hong Kong in the past year. Photo: Shutterstock
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