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Book sales hit record highs in 2019, but publishers ‘now need help’

Figures for last year show sales of £6.3bn, up 20% on 2015, but the Publishers Association says sector needs government support to weather coronavirusBook sales in the UK hit record levels in 2019, driven by a surge in audiobook and nonfiction titles, according to new figures released as... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-21 23:01:08 UTC ]
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Publishers look to exploit revived audiobook sector

Publishers are responding to the surge in audiobook downloads by investing more in the sector, hiring new staff, upping the number of titles they publish and exploring audio-first opportunities. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fiction Is the Most Popular Category at Audiobooks.com

General fiction accounted for 23% of audiobook downloads on the site, followed by mystery/thriller. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audiobooks are booming – and now there’s a chart to prove it

The Bookseller’s inaugural top 20 list, led by print bestsellers, is notable for the absence of children’s titles“Listen to any good books on your holidays?” is a question that soon might not sound so weird. More and more of us are downloading audiobooks, thanks to the ubiquity of smartphones... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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