Just under 191 million books were sold in the UK last year

The sale of printed books rose in the UK in 2018 for the 4th year running. Just under 191 million books were sold last year; sales grew 2.1% in value & 0.3% in volume. Not bad, given that a few years ago, when e-books took off, books were being dismissed as moribund. Tweeted by John Simpson.

It does make me wonder if this is a case of people sticking to what they know and love or choosing to go back to a simpler form of content consumption. Something tells me it is the latter and that this trend may continue in many other areas as well.

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