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.