Ye olde book sales declining
The latest book sensation, a young adult series on teen vampires may help some booksellers, but the industry overall is seeing a decline in the book-buying population. Two observers of the book industry over the decades look at all the factors changing the book industry.
- Laura Miller: author of 2006 book, "Reluctant Capitalists: Bookselling and the Culture of Consumption." She's an assistant professor of sociology at Brandeis University.
- Albert Greco: professor of marketing at Fordham University and the author of ''The Book Publishing Industry.''