In times of isolation amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, people have been coming up with ways to entertain themselves, with book sales stronger than ever, according to an online bookstore administrator.

Raif Ipek, an executive board member of the, an online bookstore, said statistics show that during the start of the self-isolation in Turkey, the book sales rose by 32% compared to the previous week.

He noted that during the current quarantine process in the country, book stocks were renewed and book sales increased by 30%.

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