TITLE

Category Review: Travel Books Less Reference, More Travelogue

PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;May2009, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decrease in the sales of traditional travel guides in the U.S. publishing industry in 2009. The decline, though still in motion, is attributed to travel sector's reference to travelogues and biographies. It notes the disappearance of travel guide titles from bestseller lists. Survey shows the addition of five authors to the database without imprints. It points out that 11 travel titles averaged at 20.2 weeks on three lists.
ACCESSION #
58657692

 

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