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Seattle’s the fourth best-read city in the nation, according to retail behemoth Amazon, which ranked cities of more than 100,000 by the sales of books, newspapers, and magazines (including paper and electronic versions). Alexandria, Va, topped the list, with Miami and Knoxville edging out Seattle. Last year the hometown of Amazon turned in an anemic 13th, but it vaulted forward this year. What’s your summer reading? Tell us at

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