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U.S. e-book sales show 193% increase

Between January and August, e-book sales in the U.S. have increased by 193 %,  according to a report released by the Association of American Publishers on Thursday. E-book sales amounted to $263 million during the period, or 9% of total sales. Meanwhile, print sales of adult and children’s titles dropped in August, but the AAP reports that all book sales have increased by 6.9% for the year so far. The full report is available on the AAP website.