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Bookworms abound in Seattle, topping the list; Portland and Las Vegas come in at #2 and #3 on this year’s top 20 list

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 2, 2015-- (NASDAQ: AMZN)— today announced its fifth annual list of the Most Well-Read Cities in America – just in time for summer reading season. The ranking was determined by compiling sales data of all book, magazine and newspaper sales in both print and Kindle format from April 2014 to April 2015, on a per capita basis in cities with more than 500,000 residents.

The Top 20 Most Well-Read Cities are:

1. Seattle, Wash.                     11. Charlotte, N.C.
2. Portland, Ore. 12. Baltimore, Md.
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