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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 What Were We Buying? Examining Non-fiction and Narrative Non-fiction Reading Patterns in the 2000s
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'During the 2000s there was considerable discussion about whether Australian book readers were turning in large numbers from fiction to non-fiction genres. This paper contributes empirical research to 'half' of the discussion: analysis of Nielsen BookScan (NB) non-fiction sales data from 2003-2008 to identify non-fiction sales trends, and more specifically, narrative non-fiction reading patterns. These findings provide a rare snapshot of Australian book-buying patterns after the introduction of NB and before the widespread popularity of online retail sites in the late 2000s and, more recently, ebook sales.' (Author's abstract)

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    y separately published work icon JASAL Philosophy, Canonicity, Reading vol. 12 no. 3 2012 Z1933957 2012 periodical issue 2012
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