Describing a gradual decline in revenue for the US book business, the AAP’s StatShot annual report estimates that the industry made $25.82 billion in 2018.
AAP Warns Trade Commission: Trump Tariffs on China Will ‘Wreak Havoc’ on Publishing
Imposing tariffs on books printed in China would ‘severely compromise’ industry capabilities and ‘upend decades-long US policy’ on the freedom to publish.
In the Shadow of Potential Tariffs on China, AAP StatShot Logs a Good Q1
As representatives of the Association of American Publishers testify on Trump’s proposed tariffs on books and other goods from China, US book sales for the first quarter are positive.
AAP’s StatShot Sees Adult Trade Up in February, Digital Audio Again Surges
The February update from the Association of American Publishers shows solid gains in children’s and religious books, and hardbacks with a 3-percent growth.
WIPO Announces US Membership in the Marrakesh Treaty
More than half-a-million accessible texts from the United States have immediately become available to visually impaired people in the 78 nations adherent to the Marrakesh Treaty.
‘Cyberwar’ Wins AAP’s Hawkins Award: Jamieson Sounds Alarm for Publishers
At the Annenberg, Kathleen Hall Jamieson’s ‘Library of Alexandria moment’ is a warning to publishers that their essential content could go up in cyber-flames.
AAP’s 2019 Professional and Scholarly Conference: ‘Mission Critical’
At the Association of American Publishers’ PSP conference on scholarly and professional publishing, speakers will address data security, licensing, AI, and leadership.
AAP Announces 2019 PROSE Award Category Winners, Board Officers
The 48 subject category winners of the 2019 PROSE Award cycle from the Association of American Publishers will yield four top category titles and an overall winner.
American Market StatShot Report: Double-Digit Trade Growth in November
Hardback books benefitted the most from the uptick in trade book revenue, with 28.5-percent growth compared to November 2017.
AAP StatShot Monthly Report for October: A Rare Rise for Ebooks
For a second time in two years, the Association of American Publishers cites a rise in ebook revenues, as downloaded audio charges ahead as the main gainer.