Posted: October 15, 2013 at 4:47 a.m.
100 YEARS AGO Oct. 15, 1913 Seventy percent of the books read in the Little Rock public library are fiction, according to Miss Dorothy Lyon, librarian. The other 30 percent compose historical works, books on travel, scientific and other subjects, including reference works. She says that sometimes the books that are the most popular have the least to them. The people read such books for the excitement they get out of the story. The two most popular books at the present time are “Inside the Cup” by Winston Churchill, dealing with a religious problem and “V. V.’s Eyes,” by H. S. Harrison, a book dealing with sociological problems.
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