Novel disruption for consumer books

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Novel disruption for consumer books

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Novel disruption for consumer books
­Consumer book sales look unusually resilient in the context of the extreme changes in other print media sectors, newspapers and magazines, over the past decade.
Ebook and e-commerce sales have offset the high street sales decline, although the declining number of retail outlets casts a long shadow over the future of discovery.
New options for authors, particularly self-publishing ebooks, threaten the existing funnel of authors to publishers, but could also be a new source of talent.