AAP: Hardcover Sales Continued to Fall in April; Paperback Up

June 2006
Book Publishing Report;6/12/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 22, p4
Trade Publication
The article presents the latest monthly report from the Association of American Publishers (AAP) of New York which includes results from 75 trade publishers. The net sales of adult hardcover titles, which were down 9.6% in March, from $90.5 million to $81.9 million, fell 10.4% to $98.9 million in April. Adult paperback books continued their double-digit rise, with net sales up to $105.9 million in April. Children's hardcover sales plunged 22% in April, reaching $28.6 million.


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