The implementation of Germany’s Copyright Knowledge Society Act is seen in a new survey to be cutting into textbook sales.
There may be clues in the metadata behind an apparent yearlong downturn in US thriller and suspense sales, even as women authors rise in the category.
The US market is ‘currently 57.2 million units head of 2020, and 83.0 million units ahead of 2019,’ says NPD Books’ Kristen McLean.
Across the entire US book industry, total revenues in January-to-June 2021 came in at US$6.3 billion, up 18 percent year-to-date.
Juvenile nonfiction in the American market ran 23-percent higher in 2020 than in 2019, says NPD’s Kristen McLean in a look at the sector.
The strength of crime fiction in the Russian market, publishers say, has to do with contemporary genre voices in international markets.
The September reopening plan for Hachette Book Group is postponed, even as NPD Books charts a good July in US print–but questions ahead.
Growth in the Spanish-language markets is moving more slowly than anticipated, but Storytel shows a strong Q2 report.
Beijing OpenBook researchers say that from January to June this year, both physical and digital retail have been lagging.
The monthly report from the Association of American Publishers sees the United States’ book industry up 23.4 percent year-to-date.