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Timeline Outline ViewEra: 2010 - 2012   |   Theme: Book Trade / Bookselling


February 22, 2010The First Superman Comic Book sells for $1,000,000. April 7, 2010U.S. Book Sales in 2009: $23.9 Billion May 6, 2010General Statistics on the U.S. Book Publishing Industry July 19, 2010For the First Time E-books Outsell Digital Books on Amazon.com September 8, 2010eBook Edition Released Prior to Hardcover Edition December 6, 2010The Google eBookstore Opens December 11, 2010U.S. E-Book Sales are Predicted to Reach $1,000,000,000 in 2010 December 23, 2010eBooks Represent 9-10% of Trade-Book Sales February 11, 2011The New York Times Begins Ranking eBook Best Sellers February 16 – September 18, 2011Borders Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy & Closes the Last of its Bookstores February 25, 2011The Second Best-Selling Book in America Priced Like an App (99 Cents) March 2011The Environmental Impacts of eBooks and eBook Readers March 2, 2011In its First Year Apple's iBookstore Sold 100,000,000 Books May 19, 2011Ebooks Outsell Physical Books on Amazon.com October 18, 2011What Would an Infinite Digital Bookcase Look Like? November 11 – November 30, 2011Action Comics #1 Superman sells for $2.16 Million December 1, 2011Statistics on European and U.S. eBook Sales 2012Surprisingly Active 21st Century Trade in Medieval Manuscript Books of Hours January 5, 2012Sales of eBook Readers in 2011 January 23, 2012Discovery of the Afghan Genizah February 8, 2012Creative Destruction of the Book Trade by Amazon? April 12, 2012U.S. Justice Department Sues Major Publishers Over the Pricing of eBooks; Amazon Wins April 19, 2012Massive Thefts from the Girolamini Library in Naples; Auction Aborted April 30, 2012Microsoft Invests in Barnes & Noble's Nook eBook Reader Division May 29, 2012Growing Adoption of the eBook Format in the U. S. October 29, 2012Penguin to Merge with Random House November 5, 2012eBooks Accounted for 22% of All Book Spending in Second Quarter of 2012 November 20, 2012The CEO of Barnes & Noble No Longer Reads Physical Books December 19, 2012"How the antiquarian book market has evolved for life on the web" December 27, 2012With the Decline of Brick & Mortar Bookstores Public Libraries are Becoming More Commercial