Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Survey Shows Growing Strength of E-Books; New York Times, 7/18/12

Julie Bosman, New York Times; Survey Shows Growing Strength of E-Books:

"E-books continued their surge in 2011, surpassing hardcover books and paperbacks to become the dominant format for adult fiction last year, according to a new survey of publishers released Wednesday...

Over all, digital books kept up their explosive growth in 2011, the survey confirmed. Publishers’ net revenue from sales of e-books more than doubled last year, reaching $2.07 billion, up from $869 million in 2010. E-books accounted for 15.5 percent of publishers’ revenues."

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