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Reader's Digest is an American general-interest family magazine, published ten times a year. For many years, Reader's Digest was the best-selling consumer magazine in the United States; it lost the distinction in to Better Homes and Gardens. Global editions of Reader's Digest reach an additional 40 million people in more than 70 countries, via 49 editions in 21 languages. The periodical has a global circulation of It is also published in Braille , digital, audio, and in a large type called Reader's Digest Large Print. The magazine is compact, with its pages roughly half the size of most American magazines.
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Now it is aiming a little more towards the conservative side. It is cutting down on celebrity profiles and ramping up on inspiring spiritual stories.
Reader's Digest is a family-friendly women's interest magazine that tells enriching stories inspired by amazing people, provides useful tips, and offers plenty of humor. The expertly curated content is concise, timeless and accessible.. Since the early s, Reader's Digest has delivered high-quality reading material that easily fits into any busy schedule. The content aims to expand minds with informative articles, share real-life stories that are meaningful - free from snark, celebrity hype and pessimism, and provide fun quizzes to test your knowledge and vocabulary. Reader's Digest is well known for its reader-submitted jokes and anecdotes. These are just a few of the many regular features, columns, and cartoons.