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Reading Time Rose 21% in Second Half of 2020

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The U.S. Department of Labor's American Time Use survey found that the time Americans spent reading daily increased 21% in the May-December period in 2020 over the comparable period in 2019, rising to about 20 minutes per day.

AAPI Voices Lead

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Publishers discuss producing books that celebrate the breadth and diversity of Asian American and Pacific Islander experiences.

Reaching Readers at the Dollar Store

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The value channel has been one of the fastest-growing sectors in retail over the past decade in general, if not for books. But opportunities exist—if publishers can make the economics work.

Publishers Could Get Tariff Refund

Publishers Weekly -

A recent decision in a battle over tariffs imposed by the Trump Administration on imports from China may make it possible for publishers to receive a refund on some of those fees—if the lawsuit challenging those tariffs is won by the plaintiffs.

Book Club Picks for July 2021

Publishers Weekly -

Barnes & Noble and Reese's Book Club both pick 'The Paper Palace,' BuzzFeed picks the buzzy 'The Atmospherians,' and more in this month's book club picks.

At 50, the Overlook Press Settles in at Abrams

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Three years after the death of Overlook cofounder Peter Mayer and Abrams' purchase of the publisher, Abrams is looking to mark the 50th anniversary of the press with a number of new initiatives—just as Mayer would have wanted.

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