With so many years behind the book publishing industry, it would only make sense that some interesting things have happened along the way.
Are people still engaged in reading at the same level as 10, 20, or 40 years ago? Are young people today inclined to read a book? The challenge lies in how to engage the youth of today to be readers in an age of so much distraction.
Upon review, the 2016 results were definitely a pleasant and welcome surprise. As a whole, the industry saw another successful year, recognizing a 3.3% rise in unit sales of print books over 2015, reaching 674,000,000 units.