In January and February, ebooks were up 20.4 percent and downloadable audio was up 23.7 percent over 2020.
Amid the challenges of the pandemic year 2020, the United Kingdom’s overall publishing market rose 2 percent.
Data now being collected for a third year shows a distinct migration of Italian book sales from physical bookstores to online retail.
Strong book sales continue in Q1 of 2021, with print sales up 29 percent in the US. And in 2020, ebook sales increased by 17 percent.
Hachette Book Group releases an environmental progress report, which found that paper accounts for 95% of the publisher’s carbon footprint.
The Italian Publishers Association is moving to make permanent some of the cooperative partnerships achieved during the pandemic.
‘We’re now in a multicultural moment,’ says McGill University’s Alain Farah. ‘Literature can have something else to say.’ (Sponsored)
A new book market report on Finland’s book market shows the impact of the pandemic and looks at the bestselling Finnish books of 2020.
The 2021 Audie Awards include two wins for NK Jemisin’s ‘The City We Became’ and two for ‘The Autobiography of Malcolm X.’
Oh, the book sales they’ll drive! After six Dr. Seuss books are discontinued, NPD looks at the latest US book sales data for insights.