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Audiobooks in Russia: Storytel and LitRes Cite Rising Interest

Storytel reports seeing a rise in audiobook downloads in Russia by 45 percent in the last year. LitRes leads market. The post Audiobooks in Russia: Storytel and LitRes Cite Rising Interest appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-14 11:42:09 UTC ]
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First Half Profits Soared at Penguin Random House

Booming audiobook sales and strong performances in some of its largest markets boosted profits up 55.1% at Penguin Random House in the first six months of 2021. Revenue rose 10.9%, to €1.80 billion. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite drops to all-time low price of $71 in one-day sale

Now might be a good time to buy an e-reader for school — or that end-of-summer vacation. Amazon has cut the price of the ad-supported 8GB Kindle Paperwhite to an all-time low of $71 in a one-day-only sale, well below the official $130 sticker. That's lower than what we saw just two weeks... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-08-29 15:44:54 UTC ]
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Of This Our Country to be narrated by Weruche Opia

Weruche Opia, best known for her role in Michaela Coel’s Bafta-winning series "I May Destroy You", will read the audiobook of the Nigerian essay collection Of This Our Country (The Borough Press) alongside fellow actor Oseloka Obi. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-26 15:58:01 UTC ]
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Chakrabarti and Branagh to narrate Shakespeare's sonnets for CUP

Cambridge University Press is to release an audiobook featuring all of Shakespeares sonnets, narrated by Lolita Chakrabarti and Kenneth Branagh. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-25 16:30:36 UTC ]
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Audible to release Peter Kay's record-breaking autobiography with bonus chapters

Audible is releasing an audiobook of Peter Kay’s record-breaking autobiography The Sound of Laughter in September with two new and exclusive bonus chapters. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-25 06:53:06 UTC ]
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W F Howes signs McDermid's new series

Independent audiobook publisher W F Howes has landed rights to Val McDermid's new Allie Burns series, releasing the first of five audiobooks this week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-20 14:12:25 UTC ]
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Brian Cox to voice Rankin and McIlvanney audiobook

Emmy award-winning Scottish actor Brian Cox has been confirmed as the audiobook reader for The Dark Remains, the new novel by Ian Rankin and William McIlvanney, published by Canongate.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 21:48:07 UTC ]
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Why Linguistically Diverse Audiobook Casting Matters

Over the last decade there has been a push towards better representation in visual media. While movies and television have provided more examples of non-white characters in key roles, there has also been an uptick in linguistic diversity in film. Movies like Lulu Wang’s The Farewell, which slips... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-08-17 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Dawn French narrates first ever audiobook of I Love My... series

Dawn French will narrate an audiobook edition of Giles Andreae’s I Love My… picture books for Bolinda, the first time any of the series will be produced in audio.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-28 01:59:59 UTC ]
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Audiobooks: Denmark’s Saga Egmont Partners With Spain’s Roca Editorial

The digital arm of Lindhardt & Ringhof, Saga Egmont further expands its efforts to penetrate the Spanish-language audiobook market. The post Audiobooks: Denmark’s Saga Egmont Partners With Spain’s Roca Editorial appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-14 17:45:23 UTC ]
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LoveAudio campaign returns with online events

#LoveAudio, the Publishers Association's annual audiobook campaign, will return for a fifth year this month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-10 01:47:32 UTC ]
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Andy Serkis records Lord of the Rings audiobooks for HarperCollins

HarperCollins is releasing a new unabridged audiobook of J R R Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings in three parts in September, read by Andy Serkis, who starred as Gollum in the blockbuster movies. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-07 11:53:26 UTC ]
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Blackstone Thrives with Physical Audio

The Ashland, Ore.–based independent audiobook publisher is seeing double-digit growth for CDs and MP3-CDs thanks to new partnerships, even as other publishers abandon the formats. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Galbraith series hits audiobook milestone ahead of paperback launch

J K Rowling's Cormoran Strike series, written under the name Robert Galbraith, have hit an audiobook milestone for Little, Brown ahead of the fifth novel's paperback release. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-21 11:49:14 UTC ]
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Beat Technology Is Developing Romania’s First Audiobook Program

Publishing houses in Romania are working together to produce the Echo audiobook subscription platform, a first in its market. The post Beat Technology Is Developing Romania’s First Audiobook Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-14 04:05:13 UTC ]
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Bookwire Launches in the U.S.

Bookwire, the international e-book and audiobook distribution platform, is launching its services in the U.S. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio Publishers Association Cites 12-Percent 2020 US Audiobook Revenue Growth

In 2020, the Audio Publishers Association sales report finds more than 71,000 audiobooks were published in the US, up 39 percent over 2019. The post Audio Publishers Association Cites 12-Percent 2020 US Audiobook Revenue Growth appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-01 13:14:36 UTC ]
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APA Says Audiobook Sales Rose 12% in 2020

The Audio Publishers Association’s annual review of the audiobook market found another year of double-digit sales increases as well as a profound shift in listening habits. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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RBmedia Buys M-H Professional Audiobook Business

RBmedia has acquired the audiobook publishing business of McGraw-Hill Professional in a deal that adds about 400 business books to the audio publisher's list, chief content officer Troy Juliar said. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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