Fifth of men admit to stealing their partners' 'chick-lit'
By Louise Boyle
Last updated at 3:39 PM on 6th October 2011
Readers pack their shelves at home with 80 books they haven’t read to appear more intelligent, a study revealed today.
The research found that 70 per cent of books in the average household’s bookcase remain unopened and a third of people admit they have no intention of reading them.
Four in ten also confessed that some works of literature are purely there for display purposes. More here.
Judging a book by its cover: An average household hasn't read 70 per cent of the titles on its bookshelves - they are just there to look good