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Friday, August 28, 2009
Question of the Day: Average Cost of a Book
A: This information usually appears in the Information Today publication, The Bowker Annual Library and Book Trade Almanac, in a section called "Book Title Output and Average Prices."
*The average price of a mass-market paperback in 2007 was $8.30.
*The average cost of a trade paperback (fiction) in 2007 was $15.64
*The average cost of a trade paperback (nonfiction( in 2007 was $20.40