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Saskatoon ranks 3rd for Canadian cities that love to read

When it comes to books, people in Saskatoon like a good read, according to an annual survey. File / Global News

SEATTLE, Wash. – Saskatoon remains one of the most well-read cities in Canada. For Amazon.ca’s annual survey, Saskatonians ranked third among Canadians that love reading.

The Bridge City also placed third in the two previous top 20 lists.

Saskatoon residents reigned once again buying the most novels written by Canadian authors, including Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese, Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden and I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen.

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Digital books, cookbooks and literature focused on building business knowledge were also popular choices among readers in the city.

Amazon complied data from all print and Kindle sales between April 2014 and April 2015 and came up with the list on a per capita basis for cities with more than 100,00 residents.

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Top 20 Canadian cities that love to read:

  1. Vancouver
  2. Calgary
  3. Saskatoon
  4. Edmonton
  5. Regina
  6. London
  7. Toronto
  8. Kitchener, Ont.
  9. Ottawa
  10. Winnipeg
  11. Burnaby, B.C.
  12. Mississauga, Ont.
  13. Richmond, B.C.
  14. Windsor, Ont.
  15. Gatineau, Que.
  16. Surrey, B.C.
  17. Markham, Ont.
  18. Brampton, Ont.
  19. Halifax, N.S.
  20. Hamilton, Ont.

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