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Publishing Gives Hints of Revival, Data Show - Readers' Comments - NYTimes.com

The article linked below has some positive things to say about books, particularly adult fiction. According to NYT sources, book sales in this buyer category have increased steadily for three years. Images

Also, e-books seem to be part of the root cause for this renaissance in book buying. However, as you'll discover from the comments section, not everyone is happy with the quality of reading available on e-book readers. 

via community.nytimes.com