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Alexandria, Virginia Tops Amazon’s ‘Most Well-Read Cities in America’ List

Amazon has unveiled its Most Well-Read Cities in America list, an annual list of the leading cities with 100,000 or more residents that have the most Amazon sales of “all book, magazine and newspaper sales in both print and Kindle format.”

The complete list follows below–what do you think? Here’s more from the release:

Berkeley, Calif., is a city full of jet-setters – it topped the list by ordering the most Travel books. Boulder, Colo., keeps the closest eye on its waistline by topping the list of cities that order the most books in the Health, Fitness & Dieting category. Virginia is for lovers – Alexandria, Va., that is, which tops the charts in the Romance book category. Cambridge, Mass., grows the most budding entrepreneurs. These locals topped the list for ordering the most books in the Business & Investing category.

1. Alexandria, Va.

2. Cambridge, Mass.

3. Berkeley, Calif.

4. Ann Arbor, Mich.

5. Boulder, Colo.

6. Miami

7. Arlington, Va.

8. Gainesville, Fla.

9. Washington, D.C.

10. Salt Lake City

11. Pittsburgh

12. Knoxville, Tenn.

13. Seattle

14. Orlando, Fla.

15. Columbia, S.C.

16. Bellevue, Wash.

17. Cincinnati

18. St. Louis

19. Atlanta

20. Richmond, Va.

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