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How Much Did Finland Read?

Posted at 8:34AM Friday 31 Jan 2014

The book year 2013 showed an overall decrease – again: now for the fifth time – in book sales: 2.3 per cent less than in 2012. Fiction for adults and children as well as non-fiction sold 3–5 per cent less, whereas textbooks sold 4 per cent more, as did paperbacks, 2 per cent. The results were published by the Finnish Book Publishers' Association on 28 January.

booksfromfinland.fi (via Literary Saloon)




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