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Covid-19 Special

COVID-19 lockdown boosts book trade in Colombia

Coronavirus lockdowns in Colombia have caused a boom in the book industry. Nevertheless, the country has one of the worst reading rates in the world. On average, Colombians read fewer than two books a year, but that’s changed in the pandemic.