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- Measuring Religion. // Publishers Weekly;11/10/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 45, p5
Focuses on the sales of religion books in the U.S. Decline in religion book sales in 2002; Total number of books sold in 2002, according to the Book Industry Study Group.
- More Evidence Of Softness. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;5/30/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 22, p15
Provides information on the sales performance of the book trade in the U.S. in 2004. Hardcover segment of children's books; Mass market paperbacks; Religion book segment; Adult hardcover segment.
- Daily Bread and Butter. RIESS, JANA K. // Publishers Weekly;3/2/2015, Vol. 262 Issue 9, p32
The article focuses on the increase in sales of devotional and prayer books in the U.S. in 2015. Topics include the number of publishers that publish religious titles, the demand for devotional literature in 2015, and the popularity of books on spirituality. Information is provided on the...
- Counting on Data: What Religion Sales Numbers Say, and Don't. Nelson, Marcia Z. // Publishers Weekly;8/16/2010, Vol. 257 Issue 32, Special section p4
The article discusses the state of religion book sales as of August 16, 2010. The Association of American Publisher reported that the sales of religion category experienced a 2.9% year-to-date increase. There is also a cited improvement in industry data, with the Book Industry Study Group...
- RBTE Expo Short on Booksellers. Garrett, Lynn; Tickle, Phyllis // Publishers Weekly;12/7/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 49, p14
Focuses on the outcome of the first Mid-year Religious Booksellers Trade Exhibit Expo held November 9-11, 1998. Decline in the number of stores that participated in the show; Venue of the show; Reasons cited for the poor attendance to the trade show.
- Comfort & Counsel. CARRIGAN JR., HENRY L. // Publishers Weekly;3/2/2015, Vol. 262 Issue 9, p36
The article focuses on the popularity of 'comfort books,' which often deal with spirituality, aging, and death. Topics include the demand for books on illness and aging in the U.S. in 2015, the sales of books focusing on religion, prayer, and personal spirituality, and the financial performance...
- One Picture Is Worth... Musleah, Rahel // Publishers Weekly;2001 Fall Announcements Issue, Vol. 248 Issue 33, p169
Reports on the growing popularity of religious art books. Characteristics of religious art books buyers; Examples of books depicting saints and angels; Book titles exploring the controversy surrounding the intersection of art and religion; Range of books on Tibetan art and religion. INSET: A...
- Category Review: The Religious Book Market. // Book Publishing Report;Aug2008, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p2
The article reports on the steady decline in the number of new religious books in the U.S. It states that 18,956 religious book titles were published in 2007, a 4.5% reduction compared to 19,854 titles in 2006. Also, the total new religious titles in 2007 is only 4.6% among all new titles, down...
- Making book on new crossover deals. Bearden, Michelle // Publishers Weekly;12/12/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 50, p26
Focuses on developments in the publication and marketing of books on religion in the United States. Partnerships between religion publishing and trade publishing; Random House's entry into inspirational publishing; Team effort by The New Press and Orbis Books; Secular moves by Zondervan;...