UK publishing industry reports record-breaking year in 2022

There were 669m physical books sold in the UK last year, according to new figures from the Publishers AssociationThe UK publishing industry had a “record-breaking year” in 2022, with a total income of £6.9bn.A Year in Publishing, a look at the state of the book market by trade body the Publishers Association , found that sales were up 4% from 2021In 2022, 669m physical books were sold in the UK, the highest overall level ever recorded. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-04-17 11:26:08 UTC ]
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UK publishing industry reports record-breaking year in 2022

There were 669m physical books sold in the UK last year, according to new figures from the Publishers AssociationThe UK publishing industry had a “record-breaking year” in 2022, with a total income of £6.9bn.A Year in Publishing, a look at the state of the book market by trade body the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-04-17 11:26:08 UTC ]
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UK audiobook downloads up 17% last year, Publishers Association data shows

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The PW Publishing Industry Salary Survey 2022

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The PW Publishing Industry Salary Survey 2022

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Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury reports record sales amid reading boom

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