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The Reader (New York, NY, USA)

August 1907

Launched as a 25-cent general journal in November 1902, The Reader quickly occupied a leading position in the American magazine market. Emphasis shifted from verse to fiction together with coverage of contemporary public affairs. The Reader was merged into Putnam's Magazine in 1908.

Mott, Frank Luther. A History of American Magazines, Volume IV: 1885-1905. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1957.