The Association of American Publishers’ StatShot for February sees downloaded audio down 3.3 percent, up just 0.2 percent year-to-date.
The final 2021 report from the Association of American Publishers shows December up 2.8 percent over December 2020, at US$1.1 billion.
Trade sales in the USA were up 5.7 percent in November 2021, at $990.4 million, according to the Association of American Publishers’ report.
The signals are looking good for the United States’ trade, as it enters the last quarter of 2021, per the October StatShot report.
AAP’s Maria A. Pallante praises ‘the incredible dedication and innovation of the industry’ in a remarkable year’s outcome.
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.
The monthly report from the Association of American Publishers sees the United States’ book industry up 23.4 percent year-to-date.
The downturns of April 2020 lead to strong comparative showings by the US industry in April 2021 in the new StatShot report from AAP.
Trade books (consumer titles) were up 34.2 percent in March, and 24.9 percent year-to-date in the American market.
In January and February, ebooks were up 20.4 percent and downloadable audio was up 23.7 percent over 2020.
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