Book Sales in Real Time

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Ever wondered how much money is spent on books in America every minute? Or how much more is spent on print books than ebooks every second?

If so, check out this real-time infographic that tracks the sale of books, ebooks, guns, donuts, and a lot more. Apparently over eighty-six thousand dollars are spent on printed books every three minutes (graph to the left), more than five times as much as is spent on ebooks. See the entire graphic here.

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