When it comes to literacy, Singapore is no slouch. The country boosts a 98 percent literacy rate, and its reading curriculum is the best in the world, according to the Program for International Student Assessment.
That doesn't mean, though, that Singapore is a country of bookworms.
"People in Singapore Don’t Read Much Literature. Can These Tiny Books Change That?" is from the February 11, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amanda Erickson and narrated by Jill Melancon.