Why print book sales are rising, and books are getting longer

E-book sales have remained stagnant in 2015. But print book sales are up, and Harper Lee's latest novel and adult coloring books are the big winners. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Physical book sales in the final week of the year totalled £22.5m — down 70% week on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Leading the entertainment pack': UK print book sales rise again

Bestsellers including Michelle Obama’s Becoming cited as reasons for success, with industry voices praising sector for fourth consecutive year of growthFormer first lady Michelle Obama’s memoir, Becoming, which sold more than half a million copies in less than two months, has helped the UK book... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Printed book sales rise for first time in four years as ebooks decline

Adult colouring book craze and 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland helped revival in traditional publishing last yearSales of printed books have grown for the first time in four years, lifted by the adult colouring book craze and 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland, as ebooks suffered... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Printed book sales rise £8m week on week

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Kindle E-books Top Print Books Sales on Amazon

It happened. Amazon says ebook sales have surpassed physical book sales on Amazon.com. Continue reading at PC World

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Print Unit Sales Rise 5.6% in Mid-June

With all categories except adult nonfiction posting increases, unit sales of print books rose 5.6% in the week ended June 13, 2020, over the comparable week last year, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Unit Sales Rise Nearly 5% at the End of April

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New chapter? UK print book sales fall while audiobooks surge 43%

Publishers hit by surprise 5.4% fall in 2018 – but warn against proclaiming terminal declineUK book sales fell for the first time in five years in 2018, despite the success of bestsellers such as Michelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming.The UK publishing industry was hit by a surprise fall of... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Czech Book Sales Rise Amid Ongoing Industry Consolidation

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Canadian Print Book Sales Stayed Flat in 2018

The value of print books sold in Canada totaled C$1.13 billion ($850 million) in 2018, with 54.7 million units sold, according to data released by BookNet Canada and BNC SalesData, the national sales tracking service. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2018: Audiobooks Continues Steady Sale Rise

“Audiobooks are the golden child of publishing at the moment,” said Orna O’Brien, conference manager of Quantum, the digital conference that preceded the opening of the London Book Fair on Monday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sainsbury's and Blackwell's report rise in Christmas book sales

Sainsbury’s and Blackwell’s have reported positive book sales over the Christmas period, with Pete Selby, head of books at the supermarket, saying that gift purchases are now "shifting" from other entertainment to books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Print sales for Hillary Clinton’s book are best in five years for a nonfiction release

Preliminary numbers are finally out for Hillary Clinton’s newly released book, What Happened, and sales are doing quite well. According to the Associated Press, the book has already sold more than 300,000 copies–which includes hardcover, ebook, and audiobook. The hard copy sales, however, are... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Print and audio book sales boost S&S revenue

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London book fair: UK publishers cheerfully splash cash as sales rise

Decline of reality TV and soap star memoirs greeted with glee, but publishers say it is time to turn the page on Gone Girl-style ‘grip-lit’On the eve of the London book fair, publishers were excited by news that sales of physical books were up for the second year in a row – 7% more than in 2015.... Continue reading at The Guardian

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High street sees 4% rise in book sales

The British high street saw a 4% rise in book volume purchases through physical stores last year, while online sales flatlined. However, online retailers continued to grow their market share of the print market with a 1% rise to 32% of volume purchases in 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Canadian Print Book Sales Fell 3.6% in 2016

Sales of print books fell 3.6% last year compared to 2015, dropping to $753.4 million, according to figures released this week by BookNet Canada. Print units were off 6.4% as Canadians continued to do more of their book buying online. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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