Trendspotting: Booming Hardcovers and Email Privacy

Where there’s smoke… As a reminder, Trendspotting is an occasional feature in Hot Sheet where I segue into first person and discuss informally what’s happening in publishing and media. First up: hardcovers.The hardcover format enjoys tremendous growth in the USThis is a sales trend that pre-dates the pandemic and has been gaining steam this year. … Read more

Trendspotting Links of Interest: August 4, 2021

Big-Picture Publishing Trends Yes, Americans are reading more. According to the US Department of Labor, reading time increased by 21 percent between May and December 2020. The biggest increase was among readers between 20 and 34 years old and over 65. Read Jim Milliot in Publishers Weekly. One of the fastest growing . . . This content is only available … Read more