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March 16, 2012 at 11:35 AM

Seattle eats up ‘Hunger Games’

Amazon announced today that Seattle is no. 4 on the list of cities that has purchased the most copies of Suzanne Collins’ “The Hunger Games” — in print and for Kindle, combined. No surprise, I guess, since Seattle is generally one of the “readingest” cities in the U.S., not to mention one of the most tech-savvy and the home of countless Kindle-toting Amazonians.

Possibly a little more interesting are the names of the other cities on the list: Sunnyvale, Calif. is no. 1; Salt Lake City, Utah is no. 2 and Tallahassee, Fla. is no. 3.

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Minneapolis, our perpetual competitor on “most literate cities” lists, is nowhere to be found. Vancouver, Wash., however, clocks in at no. 16 and Portland, Ore., is close behind at no. 17.

Amazon also announced that Suzanne Collins, pictured, is the best-selling Kindle author of all time. (Photo by Cap Pryor.)

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