Saturday, October 16, 2010

E-Book Sales Now 9 Percent of Total Book Sales | Peter Kafka | MediaMemo | AllThingsD

Impressive e-book sales growth

Data point of the day, from the Association of American Publishers: E-book sales are up 193 percent so far this year, and now comprise nine percent of all books sold.

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The caveat: The book market just isn’t that big. U.S. e-book sales to date are just $263 million, which means people have spent more money going to see “Clash of the Titans” and “The Expendables” this year than they have on digital ink.

E-Book Sales Now 9 Percent of Total Book Sales | Peter Kafka | MediaMemo | AllThingsD

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