Links of Interest: August 8, 2018

Bookselling Trends The latest quarterly BookScan figures—which track traditional publishing sales—show strength in cookbooks and continuing declines in adult fiction. As we’ve seen all year, nonfiction is driving sales, with strong second-quarter performance in cookbooks, religion, self-help, and business. The strongest cookbook subcategories: small appliances (e.g., Instant Pot), ketogenic diet, low-carb. The steepest fiction declines are … Read more