The UK publishes more books per person than any other country in the world.
According to a report by the international Publisher’s Association, 20 new titles have been published every hour this year so far.
Last year British publishers brought out 184,000 new titles and revised editions, or nearly three for every one thousand people.
Of these 184,000 new titles, 60,000 were e-books.
Source: Oliver Moody, The Times, 23 October 2014
Blueprint brief – 29th October 2014