Attendance up, sales brisk at busy Salon du Livre

France: Barbara Casassus</p><p>
The Salon du Livre closed its doors behind about 240,000 visitors last Wednesay, some 2.6% more than the 235,000 who attended the week-long event in 2000.</p><p>
In particular, the number of young visitors increased by 20% to 30,000, and 15,000 professionals attended on Monday alone, up 32% from last year. Book sales were brisk, with some publishers achieving record levels, according to Jean Sarzana, director of the National Book Publishers Association (SNE).</p><p>
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