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E-book sales almost doubled in 2012, rising to $3.04 billion
The total revenue generated by e-book sales in the U.S. in 2012 was $3.04 billion, a 44.2% increase over the year before. That gain was announced in the preliminary year-end report released Wednesday by BookStats, a joint statistics project between the Assn. of American Publishers and the Book Industry Study Group.
By Carolyn Kellogg
May 15, 2013