Book sales in France fell from 2.8 billion euros in 2019 to 2.7 billion euros (3.2 billion dollars) in 2020, a decrease of 2.3%, according to the association French publishers, the National Publishing Union (SNE). The statistics were released at the association’s annual meeting, which was held virtually. Sales ofRead More →

CLEVELAND, Ohio – COVID-19 has given homeowners and tenants some time to tackle large decluttering projects. An unexpected result of the tidying up movement saw libraries in northeastern Ohio suspend acceptance of book donations, citing the sudden rush in used book donations and a general lack of space. Others saidRead More →

LAKEVIEW — A Japanese flower walk, pop-up jazz concerts and a “Harry Potter”-themed celebration are coming to Lakeview this summer as part of a community events grant program. The Community Events and Placemaking Program, funded by Lakeview Special Service Area 27, will provide $40,000 in assistance and support for creativeRead More →

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The invoice value of the UK print consumer edition grew by 4% in 2020, remaining resilient during the coronavirus pandemic. A new report from the Publishers Association, ‘The 2020 edition: resilient in the face of Covid’, found that total revenue from consumer publishing sales rose 7% last year toRead More →

Booksellers have reported that their customers are “behaving like kids in a candy store,” as print sales jumped by a third in the first week of bookstores opening after the lockdown. Bookstores open across England and Wales opened on April 12, alongside other non-essential retailers, for the first time sinceRead More →

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Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (LON:BMY) has revealed that the reading habits of Britons have changed in the current lockdown compared to the first. The independent publishing house, in a press release the day after World Book Day, said that during the first lockdown (between March and July 2020), gardening and cookingRead More →

Year-end book sales across Europe were slammed by December closures after Covid-19 cases rose across the continent. Nonetheless, preliminary results from three main markets show that the declines for the year as a whole have been modest. In Germany, Europe’s largest book market, sales rose 25% in the first twoRead More →

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When the coronavirus spread to the United States this spring, most of the entertainment industry went into hibernation, as theaters, concert halls, museums, Broadway and film production sets closed. Publishing, however, seemed more resilient: books have remained available online and stand out as an art form that can be easilyRead More →

The Williamsburg Regional Library is collecting borrowed library books during the coronavirus. (WYDaily file/Courtesy of Unsplash) As the Williamsburg Regional Library changed its operations amid the coronavirus pandemic, it also stopped collecting material donations. When WRL first closed in mid-March, many different programs and operations moved to online platforms. ButRead More →