Race, Social Justice Titles Sparked Rise in Sales Last Week

'So You Want to Talk About Race' saw its sales jump by 848% last week over the previous week as a number of other social justice–related titles also saw big sales bumps, helping to drive up total unit sales of print books by 6.8% over the week ended May 30. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending January 8, 2017

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The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for the Week Ending February 28, 2016

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