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The 20 most well-read cities in the United States

Amazon.com has released its annual list of the nation's most well-read cities, based on per capita book, magazine and newspaper sales data.

The 20 most well-read cities in the United States

This file combo made of book cover images provided by Vintage Books shows two books in the "Fifty Shades of Grey" trilogy by best-selling author E L James. Alexandria, Va., and Knoxville, Tenn., ranked No. 1 and No. 2 on Amazon.com´s annual list of U.S. cities buying the most books, newspapers and magazines per capita from the online retailer. E L James´ erotic “Fifty Shades of Grey” trilogy was a big hit in both places. (AP Photo/Vintage Books, File)
This file combo made of book cover images provided by Vintage Books shows two books in the "Fifty Shades of Grey" trilogy by best-selling author E L James. Alexandria, Va., and Knoxville, Tenn., ranked No. 1 and No. 2 on Amazon.com's annual list of U.S. cities buying the most books, newspapers and magazines per capita from the online retailer. E L James' erotic “Fifty Shades of Grey” trilogy was a big hit in both places. (AP Photo/Vintage Books, File)

Amazon.com has released its annual list of the nation's most well-read cities, based on per capita book, magazine and newspaper sales data.

The only Pennsylvania city to make the cut is Pittsburgh, which comes in at number 10. Here's the full list:

1. Alexandria, Va.
2. Knoxville, Tenn.
3. Miami
4. Cambridge, Mass.
5. Orlando, Fla.
6. Ann Arbor, Mich.
7. Berkeley, Calif.
8. Cincinnati, Ohio
9. Columbia, S.C.
10. Pittsburgh
11. St. Louis
12. Salt Lake City
13. Seattle
14. Vancouver, Wash.
15. Gainesville, Fla.
16. Atlanta
17. Dayton, Ohio
18. Richmond, Va.
19. Clearwater, Fla.
20. Tallahassee, Fla.

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