People ‘rediscovering books’ as lockdown sales jump

Coronavirus: People ‘rediscovering books’ as lockdown sales jump

By Rebecca Marston Business reporter, BBC News People have “rediscovered the pleasure of reading” in lockdown, publisher Bloomsbury has said, after reporting its best half-year profits since 2008. The firm, best known for publishing the Harry Potter books, said profits jumped 60% to £4m from February to August.

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