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30 January 2019

Post-Christmas survey: Third flat year in a row, after a ‘challenging’ November x

For the third year in a row, Christmas sales were ‘about the same’ for the majority of booksellers (80%) and this was also close to... Read more

Nielsen BookScan Christmas figures: Value and volume remain flat x

Value and volume sales showed marginal growth in the lead-up to Christmas, compared to the previous year. Books sold during the four weeks leading up... Read more


The books: Locally authored titles supported by strong non-book offering x

In 2018, local authors were again well-represented across the nonfiction, fiction and children’s categories. Leigh Sales’ Any Ordinary Day (Hamish Hamilton) was the most mentioned nonfiction... Read more

Publishers satisfied with strong sales x

Christmas sales in 2018 were close to expectations for almost all Australian publishers surveyed in Books+Publishing’s annual post-Christmas survey. Almost half of publishers reported sales... Read more
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