Monday, December 21, 2015

The Print Book is Far from Dead

Whatever the haunting glow of your iPhone screen might seem to indicate, physical book sales are on the rise. A medium naysayers have been predicting the death of for decades just can't seem to be beaten. Latest trends include adult coloring books, books by the latest crop of Youtube stars, and retellings and reissues of old(ish) favorites like Harry Potter and Twilight.  

(data from Nielsen BookScan, formatted by Atlas)
Looks like print books aren't going anywhere any time soon. The NSHAHS library is expecting a shipment of brand-new on-trend books to tide users over for the next few months so be on the lookout!

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