The Italian and European Book Market in 2022
Trade publishing (ficition and non-fiction) was worth €1.671 billion in 2022: a 2.3% drop compared to 2021, but compared to 2019, Italians bought 13 million more books.
Recovery of physical bookshops, lower sales of online and major retail chains: the data presented at the Scuola per Librai Umberto and Elisabetta Mauri.
Levi (AIE): “Publishers have held cover prices steady, but rising energy and paper costs put small publishers and independent bookstores at risk”