Number of US physical books printed increases despite digital

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 15:57 Traditional US print book output in 2010 increased 5% in 2010, despite the huge growth in ebooks, though there was a continuing fall in the number of fiction titles published. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #huge growth

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Number of US physical books printed increases despite digital'


Reinventing Book Printing: Digital Printing for Every Stage in a Book’s Life

Multinational publishers know that regional book editions increase their options for selling titles, especially in the education segment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #education segment #selling titles #multinational publishers #digital printing


COVID-19 has hurt physical book sales and helped audio and digital

You would expect the recent coronavirus crisis to have helped digital entertainment, but with reading it is still led by the traditional hardback and softback formats. However, the pandemic is helping to dethrone physical books, as people are more cautious about going out. While paper books... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2020-11-11 10:35:53 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #physical book #hardback #current state #paper books


Physical book fairs 'still needed', as events go digital

Physical book fairs are still vital for business long-term, publishers say, amid expectations that the Beijing Book Fair may be online only this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-30 17:18:56 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #physical book #book fair


London Book Fair 2018: Why Amazon’s 'Digital Roots' Will Reshape Physical Retail

On a Christmas Eve shopping visit to the bustling Amazon Books in New York, journalist Cherie Hu realized that Amazon had flipped the table on the analog environment of traditional bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Weekly E-Book Ranking: Eleanor Oliphant scores print and ebook number ones

It’s not often a single title tops both the print and ebook charts in the same week, let alone pulls off that feat multiple times, but Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine's in the number one ebook chart slot has now reached seven consecutive weeks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #consecutive weeks #completely fine #eleanor oliphant #ebook charts #ebook number


Sales of Print Books Increased, Slightly, in 2017

Unit sales of print books rose 1.9% in 2017 at outlets that report to NDP BookScan. Units sold hit 687.2 million, up from 674.1 million in 2016. Since 2013, print unit sales are up 10.8%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ndp bookscan


Paperback fighter: sales of physical books now outperform digital titles

It can be cheaper to buy the physical copy of a book than a digital download thanks to changes in Amazon’s deal with publishersAt the start of this decade publishers feared the death of the paperback. Britons abandoned bookshops at an alarming rate, seduced by e-readers and cheap digital... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publishing craze #ladybird phenomenon #high hopes #jeff bezos #alarming rate #digital download #physical copy #physical books #amazon founder


‘The Persistence of Print’ at Digital Book World

On the first day of Digital Book World, the children's market focused on gains and print loyalty, and workshops explored the digital development of sales and audience. The post ‘The Persistence of Print’ at Digital Book World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital development


Print and digital help grow the book market in 2014

Last year the book trade “rekindled its love affair with the physical book”, Pan Macmillan’s m.d Anthony Forbes Watson has told The Bookseller. “Previous years have all been about growing ebook sales, but in 2014, in a market where ebook sales were plateauing, suddenly it was all about forward... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ebook sales #previous years #pan macmillan #physical book #love affair #book market


Print books are outselling digital by a healthy margin

In the first half of 2014, according to a Nielsen Books & Consumer survey, print book sales were more than twice those of digital. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #print books


Digital Printing for Every Stage in a Book’s Life

Multinational publishers know that regional book editions increase their options for selling titles, especially in the education segment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #education segment #selling titles #multinational publishers #digital printing


App partners with HarperCollins to digitize your old print books

BitLit has landed a deal with the publisher to allow readers to get their print books into an ebook format. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ebook format #print books


Facts and Numbers on the Korean Book Market: Digital Publishing in Korea 2014

A visit to the Gwanghwamun branch of Kyobo, Korea’s largest bookstore chain, provides many clues to the country’s present book market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital publishing


Pew survey: Reading of print books increased in 2013

The Pew survey found that e-reading increased as well but that more adults read a print book in 2013 than in the previous year. 'Print remains the foundation of Americans’ reading habits,' the report stated. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #report stated #print remains #print book #pew survey #reading habits


Amazon MatchBook makes a big push for print book buyers to go digital

Amazon MatchBook, which lets customers who've previously bought the print edition of a book from Amazon score a digital copy on the cheap, is now open for business. Months in the making, the new service is a bold plan by Amazon to convert the world's stacks and stacks of books into digital... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2013-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #makes sense #dating back #kindle format #print edition #big push


Can Digital and Print Peacefully Coexist in the World of Comic Books?

While digital distribution has roiled the newspaper, book publishing and music industries, a different story may be playing out in the world of comic books. Continue reading at [email protected]

[ [email protected] | 2013-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book publishing #comic books #digital distribution


Is a Digital Book as Devout as a Physical Copy?

The devout of all faiths adore their books. They mark their most cherished passages and pass them on to the next generation. Can the same ever be said for a digital edition? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital edition #physical copy #digital book


Number of Americans reading digitally increases

Nearly a quarter of Americans have read ebooks in the past year, with the number of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Printed book sales fall as Christmas digital sales rise

Physical book sales in the final week of the year totalled £22.5m — down 70% week on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #final week