TITLE

Category Review: Biography & Autobiography Resilient with Political Book Assist

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;Dec2008, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the survey of independent bookstores conducted by Simba Information in the U.S. It shows that biography and autobiography titles were in high demand. Other big segments, such as psychology and psychiatry, religion and family and relationship were holding their ground. Furthermore, the numbers which have not seen a big change over the past five years is the percentage on format preference by consumers.
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35811805

 

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