Bowker Stat-of-the-Week: Relationships

February 2006
Book Publishing Report;2/27/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p1
Trade Publication
The article presents statistical figures depicting the sales of books on relationships in the U.S. In 2004, 1,020 books on interpersonal relations are released. As of February 27, 2006, 325 books on relationships are set for release. It is expected that when the year concludes, more than 1,000 books will be released. There are a total of 9,620 books on relationships in print.


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