1% of Books Sell 5K And Other Misleading Stats
The Massive, Secretive Influx of New Yorkers To Flint
The book world (aka my twitter feed) is abuzz with a recent stat in the New York Times that only 1% of books sold more than 5,000 copies in 2021. (This after a previous stat that only 2% sold that many in 2020). I think this stat might be very misleading!
Also, the book world pretty much overlooked what I find to be a much more interesting story from Pu…