How Long to Read Babbitt

By Sinclair Lewis

How Long Does it Take to Read Babbitt?

It takes the average reader 7 hours and 51 minutes to read Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis

Assuming a reading speed of 250 words per minute. Learn more


In the fall of 1920, Sinclair Lewis began a novel set in a fast-growing city with the heart and mind of a small town. For the center of his cutting satire of American business he created the bustling, shallow, and myopic George F. Babbitt, the epitome of middle-class mediocrity. The novel cemented Lewis’s prominence as a social commentator. Babbitt basks in his pedestrian success and the popularity it has brought him. He demands high moral standards from those around him while flirting with women, and he yearns to have rich friends while shunning those less fortunate than he. But Babbitt’s...

How long is Babbitt?

Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis is 464 pages long, and a total of 117,856 words.

This makes it 157% the length of the average book. It also has 144% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read Babbitt Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 10 hours and 44 minutes to read Babbitt aloud.

What Reading Level is Babbitt?

Babbitt is suitable for students ages 12 and up.

Note that there may be other factors that effect this rating besides length that are not factored in on this page. This may include things like complex language or sensitive topics not suitable for students of certain ages.

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