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Sales gain in higher education course materials help increase revenue 1.2% in H1 2023 at 1,238 publishers that report to AAP's StatShot program; higher ed sales rise 10.2% in period, sales of adult books increase 1.6%, university press sales up 4.1%

Religion book sales slip 1.2% year-over-year in first six months of 2023, driven by 4.1% drop in hardcover sales, which account for 57.3% of all sales; paperback sales rise 1.1% and account for 21% of sales in first six months of 2023: AAP StatShot

Assn. of American Publishers says Texas book rating law violates First, 14th Amendments by compelling speech, imposing unconstitutional prior restraints, regulating speech with vague, overbroad terms, imposing unconstitutional content-based restrictions

Booksellers, national bookseller associations sue over Texas law requiring them to rate books for appropriateness; law that goes into effect Sept. 1, requires book vendors to assign ratings to books based on presence of depictions, references to sex

Student Watch reports 57% decline in average student spending on college course materials, including textbooks and digital materials, over a decade; spending hits 16-year low in 2022-2023, with average student spending down to US$285 for academic year

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