According to Publishers Weekly, unit sales of print books fell 5.5% last week, with no big books hitting shelves that week. The adult nonfiction and fiction categories were the hardest hit, with a decline of about 8% last week. The only major publishing category that increased in sales was juvenile nonfiction, which had a 0.5% gain. Some other genres also saw an increase in sales, such as social situations/family/health, which were up 41.7%, and biographies/autobiographies, ahead 24%, while there was also some smaller declines in the bigger subgenre areas of education/reference/language, games/activities/hobbies, and history/sports/people/places. Sales are expected to rise …
On this day in 1890, one of the world’s best selling authors was born, Agatha Christie. In honor of her, we’ve compiled twenty of her most enlightening, comical, and mind-bending quotes.
Ladies and gentlemen, I am excited to announce that baseball season has finally returned!
When asked if he is happy the treasure has finally been found, he said, “I don’t know, I feel halfway kind of glad, halfway kind of sad because the chase is over.”