AAP: Adult Hardcover Sales Still Down; Business Up Overall

September 2006
Book Publishing Report;9/18/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 36, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the increase in the overall net sales for eight major book categories in July, despite the decreased sales in adult hardcover. According to a latest monthly report from the Association of American Publishers, a 21.3% increase was accounted, reaching $378.3 million compared to $297.8 million in June. Also, according to the report, sales on Adult paperback and Children's Young Adult paperback has an increase in sales hitting $114.1 million and $49.7 million, respectively.


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