By the Numbers: April 11

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April 11, 2008

1:07 AM

**40 percent**

– The proportion of Americans who did not read any type of book over the span of a year, according to the National Endowment for the Arts.

**12 cents an hour**

– Football player Michael Vick’s wage in prison, where he washes pots and pans, according to the New York Daily News.

**98 percent**

– The proportion of historians who characterize the Bush Administration as a “failure,” according to an informal poll conducted by the History News Network.

**3.5 million**

– The number of jobs that could be replaced by robots in Japan by the year 2025, according to the Machine Industry Memorial Foundation.

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