Harry Potter looks for Platform 9 3/4 in Penn Station. Awesome.
Hardcover book sales in the U.S. are up over 10% through the first eight months of 2013, according to the latest numbers from the Association of American Publishers. At the same time, adult ebook sales are only up 4.8%; all U.S. ebook sales, including children’s and religious ebooks, are down about 5%.
Don’t call it a comeback. (at least not yet)
Prediction is dangerous: but The Hobbit may well prove a classic.
From C.S. Lewis’ review of The Hobbit.
It’s not just bigger, it’s better, and it bodes well for the future of the series, if not necessarily of its unlucky protagonist.
Early reviews for Catching Fire have been strong.
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