#Audiobooks

Publishing news filed under #Audiobooks


AUDIO: Morrissey book published as classic

Author of Morrissey Dr Gavin Hopps and former literary editor of The Times Erica Wagner, discuss the decision made by Penguin to classify Morrissey's new autobiography as a classic. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2013-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AUDIO: 'People realise the value of books'

In the world of books, 10 October is Super Thursday - the day many publishing houses release what they hope will be their biggest sellers for the Christmas market. The BBC's Will Gompertz reports. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2013-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Interactive Books!? Hunger Games Camp, Audiobook Powered Vibrator

The idea of interactive books is being taken to a new level with the new Hunger Games Summer Camp and a vibrator that wirelessly syncs to erotic audiobooks. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AUDIO: Should adults read children's books?

Jennie Bristow, associate fellow at the University of Kent, says grown-ups read children's books because they feel 'disenchanted with adult culture'. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club on Tenth of December 

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of Tenth of December, click the arrow on the player below.  Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2013-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club on Pride and Prejudice

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of Pride and Prejudice, click the arrow on the player below. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2013-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club on NW

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of NW, click the arrow on the player below. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2012-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club on Fifty Shades of Grey

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of Fifty Shades of Grey, click the arrow on the player below. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2012-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club on Are You My Mother?

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of Are You My Mother?, click the arrow on the player below. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2012-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AUDIO: Does booze ruin book clubs?

Ana Sampson, co-author of The Book Club Bible, tells The World At One's Martha Kearney about the do's and dont's of literary circles. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2012-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Announcing the Return of the Audio Book Club

In the May issue of the Slate Book Review, Meghan O’Rourke writes about Are You My Mother?, cartoonist Alison Bechdel’s therapy-fueled exploration of her relationship with her mom. Writes O’Rourke: Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2012-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AUDIO: E-books 'lend themselves to erotica'

Rowan Pelling, former editor of Erotic Review and Telegraph Review, and Tom Tivnan, features editor for The Bookseller, discuss the rise in popularity of ebooks particularly in genres such as erotica. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2012-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AUDIO: The 'worrying' battle for books

Arts editor Will Gompertz's second report into the impact of technology on the publishing industry Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2011-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AUDIO: Are traditional books doomed?

Sara Lloyd, Pan Macmillan: "The basic process of writing will stay quite stable, but the authors who will do particularly well are ones who think about how to build a digital audience." Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2011-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Getting the Word Out: Audio Book Marketing 2011

The Audio Publishers Association is set to kick off its 14th annual June Is Audiobook Month campaign, designed to celebrate the industry and bring greater awareness of audiobooks. As formats and consumer habits have changed over the past 10 years—sometimes dramatically—audio publishers have kept... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AUDIO: Are ebooks killing off paper books?

The Publishers Association have released new figures which explain how much damage ebooks are doing to their paper based alternatives. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2011-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Laura Linney narrates audiobook of My Name is Lucy Barton

Penguin Random House Audio will publish an audiobook edition of the stage production of Elizabeth Strout’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel My Name is Lucy Barton (Viking) by the show’s star, Hollywood actress Laura Linney. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 15:27:10 UTC ]
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5 of the Best Audiobooks Narrated by Robin Miles

When you're looking for an audiobook with a great narrator in addition to a great story, check out these excellent audiobooks narrated by Robin Miles. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-07 11:32:32 UTC ]
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Four audiobooks to keep you listening into the new year

The best audiobooks of December 2019 include the latest John le Carré spy novel and a stirring memoir by a Philippine immigrant. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-12-20 20:54:02 UTC ]
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Four audiobooks to keep you listening into the new year

The best audiobooks of December 2019 include the latest John le Carré spy novel and a stirring memoir by a Philippine immigrant. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-12-20 20:54:02 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #philippine immigrant #stirring memoir