Audiobook Sales Surged in November

January 2002
Book Publishing Report;1/28/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on a 49 percent increase in audiobook sales in the United States in the month of November 2001, as compared to the same month in the previous year. Categories that also made sales gains; Decline in year-to-date sales in several key categories.


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