Tuesday, May 16, 2006

One for the book!

Britain is now the world's "per capita leader in the publication of new books in any language" according to U.S. publishers Bowker, the leading provider of bibliographic information in the U.S. Last year 206,000 new books were published in the U.K., representing an increase of some 45,000 (28%) over 2004. Bowker estimate that the title output in the U.S. decreased by more than 18,000 to 172,000 new titles and editions.
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