A study of reading habits showed almost half of women are 'page
turners' who finish a book soon after starting it compared to only 26
per cent of men.
The survey 2,000 adults also found those who
take a long time to read books and only managed one or two a year were
twice as likely to be male than female.
Men are also more likely to have shelves full of books that have never been opened.
only similarities between the sexes came among those who have two books
on the bedside table at once and who start one book on the middle of
reading another, switching easily. Twelve per cent of women were in
this category – exactly the same number as men.