2011 Book Buying Trends

USA TODAY lists several notable book buying trends during 2011 in the article, “Year-end Books: E-sales Surge; Where’s Oprah?” by Bob Minzesheimer. Some of the trends listed in the article include:

  1. Growth in E-book sales
  2. Self-published writers
  3. The increased interest in books about Steve Jobs, Ernest Hemingway, the Kennedy family, and Amy Chua.
    1. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
    2. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
    3. Jacqueline Kennedy : Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy; Interviews with Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., 1964 ; foreword by Caroline Kennedy ; introduction and annotations by Michael Beschloss
    4. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua
  4. The decline in sales of Oprah’s Book Club recommendations and books about Bernie Madoff.
  5. And many more… click HERE to read the complete article.

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