Year-to-date hardback revenues were down 7.5 percent in May at US$1.2 billion, paperbacks up 8.7 percent for $1.3 billion.
StatShot: US Industry Down 12.6 Percent in April; 2.3 Percent Year-to-Date
The StatShot report from AAP shows United States trade book industry revenues falling 8.9 percent in April and 1 percent year-to-date.
Copyright: American Publishers File for Summary Judgment Against the Internet Archive
They sued the Internet Archive in June 2020 for copyright infringement. Now, American publishers file for summary judgment.
Audio Publishers Association: US Audiobook Revenues Reach $1.6 Billion in 2021
Growth in audiobook revenue by genre was led in 2021 by romance, self-help, and science-fiction per the Audio Publishers Association.
AAP StatShot: US Market up Slightly Year-to-Date, March Down 4.2 Percent
March trade revenues across all other categories came to US$804.4 million, down 4.2 percent from the figure for March 2021.
AAP’s February US StatShot: Trade Up 9.5 Percent
The Association of American Publishers’ StatShot for February sees downloaded audio down 3.3 percent, up just 0.2 percent year-to-date.
Anne Applebaum to the AAP: ‘Publish the Opposition’
Author and essayist Anne Applebaum told American publishers at their annual meeting that they have a role to play, both in Russia and China.
AAP’s Annual Meeting: ‘Fires Raging in Our Industry’
‘The biggest set of challenges our industry has faced in a generation’: Michael Pietsch and Maria A. Pallante lead the AAP’s annual meeting.
Awards: The ‘Project Hail Mary’ Audiobook Wins the 2022 Audies
The 27th Audie Awards on March 4 honored winners in 25 categories in a 70-minute digital awards program with Kal Penn hosting.
Awards: Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu Wins the PROSE Hawkins Honor
Seeing what the Vietnamese experienced ‘narrated through their skin,’ NYU’s Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu wins the AAP’s 2022 RR Hawkins Award.