An interesting snippet of information forwarded to me by my colleague Danielle has filled me with pride for my home county!
Essex, contrary to its dumbed-down image, now boasts more reading groups than any other county. The tastes of these small, informal gatherings are hard to gauge, because they select such a wide range of books, but there is an enormous 'word-of-mouth' effect, with partners and friends often going on to read the lesser-known choices.
Read the full Observer Article
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