#Audiobooks

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Audiobooks, inclusivity and #MeToo ... how books changed in 2018

New agents and imprints, Northern Ireland’s first Man Booker winner … this year, the books world turned towards inclusivity and a broadening of perspectivesRead John Dugdale’s analysis of the 100 bestselling books of 2018“You brought it on yourself, longest friend. I informed you and informed... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: The Audio Boom is Real, Global, and Just Getting Started

At the Frankfurt Book Fair’s inaugural Audiobook Conference on Wednesday, experts told attendees that the audio book is indeed a global trend with more growth to come. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Simon & Schuster’s New Book Club; GraphicAudio Plans Audiobook Tie-Ins

In a new direct-to-consumer curated outreach effort, Simon & Schuster will promote content across all its imprints. And Privateer's games are the basis for new GraphicAudio audiobooks. The post Industry Notes: Simon & Schuster’s New Book Club; GraphicAudio Plans Audiobook Tie-Ins... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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May 2018 Audio Books: In the Studio

Blackstone and Disney bring ‘Black Panther’ to audio, Lauren Groff's latest showcases the Sunshine State for Penguin, and more in this month's audio news. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Audiobooks Continues Steady Sale Rise

“Audiobooks are the golden child of publishing at the moment,” said Orna O’Brien, conference manager of Quantum, the digital conference that preceded the opening of the London Book Fair on Monday. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference: Rethinking Business, Rehearing Audio

Much as the afternoon focused on publishing's return to audiobooks as a growth center in the business, London Book Fair's Quantum conference audience was encouraged to review its assumptions. The post London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference: Rethinking Business, Rehearing Audio appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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April 2018 Audio Books: In the Studio

F. Murray Abraham heads ‘Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales,’ FBI’s James Comey wraps up reading ‘Loyalty,’ and more in this month's audio news. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins buys full audio rights for nine Philippa Gregory backlist books

HarperCollins has closed a deal with historical novelist Philippa Gregory for full audio rights for nine of her backlist titles. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards Announce New Honors for Illustrators, Authors, Audiobooks

British Book Award organizers have added an Author of the Year and Illustrator of the Year honor to the list of 'Nibbies,' as well as a new audiobook category to the Books of the Year division.  The post British Book Awards Announce New Honors for Illustrators, Authors, Audiobooks appeared first... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH takes on Do Books' audio distribution

Pocket guidebook publisher, Do Books, has launched an audio partnership with Penguin Random House. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Adds Audiobooks to International Excellence Awards

The International Excellence Awards will include an honor for the first time in April 2018 for a publisher in the audio space amid 16 categories of prizes. The post London Book Fair Adds Audiobooks to International Excellence Awards appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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October 2017 Audio Books: In the Studio

An Audible exclusive, the Bushes come to Hachette, and more in this month's audio news. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print and audio book sales boost S&S revenue

Sales at Simon & Schuster grew 10% in the second quarter of 2017, hitting $206 million (£158m). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio Publishers Association: Annual Survey Cites a Third Year of Strong US Audiobook Sales Growth

APA estimates show 2016's audiobook sales growth expanding by almost 20 percent again. Sixty-seven million Americans say they finished an audiobook. The post Audio Publishers Association: Annual Survey Cites a Third Year of Strong US Audiobook Sales Growth appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With Audiobooks Hot, Publishers Should Look to Bundle Them With E-Books

Print and ebook packages haven't gained traction, but what about audio and ebook? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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It’s Swing Time for the Audio Book Club

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[ Slate | 2017-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Gets Tangled Up in Blue

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[ Slate | 2017-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and Apple end exclusive deal on audio books

Apple and Amazon have ended a deal that tied them into an exclusive contract for the supply and sale of audio books. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2017-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Gets Shrill

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[ Slate | 2016-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Industry Notes: Australia’s Jefferis Shortlist, Hachette Audio’s Audiobook Soundtracks

Although open to men as well as women, the Jefferis Award has yet to go to a male writer. And some Hachette Audio YA titles have Booktrack scores. The post International Industry Notes: Australia’s Jefferis Shortlist, Hachette Audio’s Audiobook Soundtracks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #male writer #hachette audio