Insights

U.S. Book Industry Year-End Review

While the book industry is no stranger to change, the written word remains popular. In 2013, physical book sales stayed strong, with print book consumption only declining slightly from the year before. And while e-book growth slowed and the market has now matured, the innovation is far from over.

Walking Tall: Graphic Novels Are Heroes in the Bookstore

Finely illustrated and often rich in plotlines, graphic novels have carved out a place on bookstore shelves, just a stone’s throw from Poe, Hemingway and Chaucer. Their popularity has, no doubt, been given a boost by several successful TV shows and movie franchises. According to Nielsen, unit...