4 new fiction audiobooks

Fiction dominates this month, with one thriller, one novel based on fact, and two easy-going tales from established authors. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2017-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rachel Cusk’s Outline trilogy is getting the perfect audiobook narrator.

Yes, it’s Kristin Scott Thomas, our most recent Mrs. Danvers and our forever Fiona. Can’t you just imagine her as the narrator of Cusk’s cool-toned autofictions? The best part is, she got the gig because she’s a fan. “Faber heard that I was a Rachel Cusk fan so I was thrilled when they asked me... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-29 15:18:37 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury bags 'urgent' non-fiction title from economist Blakeley

Bloombury is to publish the first major work by 27-year-old economist Grace Blakeley, after winning a 10-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-27 18:38:16 UTC ]
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4 higher education experts on how COVID-19 is upending the college experience

Leaders from 2U, Global Citizen Year, Minerva, and Pearson reveal which elements of the higher-ed ecosystem are getting stronger and which are poised to collapse. For Fast Company’s Shape of Tomorrow series, we’re asking business leaders to share their inside perspective on how the COVID-19 era... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-10-27 07:00:15 UTC ]
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Adult Fiction flies post-lockdown

Since lockdown ended and bookshops reopened across the country in June and July, Adult Fiction—which had dropped 5.4% in volume and 1% in value in 2019, against an Eleanor Oliphant-ine 2018—has shown a significant rise. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 11:50:29 UTC ]
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This Inuit author named 4 of Saturn's moons. Here's what he wants to name next

In 2000, children's author Michael Kusugak named a group of Saturn's many moons. Twenty years later, he's looking to rename the street near his house. Continue reading at CBC

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Samantha Bond to play the Queen in Windsor Knot audiobook

Samantha Bond will narrate the audiobook of S J Bennett’s novel, The Windsor Knot.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-21 13:14:02 UTC ]
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On Beauty Standards (and Privilege) in Memoir and Fiction

To close out October’s theme of beauty privilege, Kendra and Sumaiyya discuss Say Hello by Carly Findlay and If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha. From the episode:  Sumaiyya: My discussion pick is If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha, which is set in Seoul, South Korea. This looks at four young women... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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In Germany: Audiobooks, Ebooks, and the ‘Battle for Attention’

A new look at German consumers' responses to a survey was reported during a week in which Frankfurter Buchmesse 'lived' on screens. The post In Germany: Audiobooks, Ebooks, and the ‘Battle for Attention’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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In Conversation with Actress and Audiobook Narrator Yetide Badaki

Nigerian-American writer, producer, and actress Yetide Badaki, well known for acting in the TV series This Is Us and American Gods, comes from a family of storytellers. She recalls sitting by the fire as a youth and listening to her elders. “Storytelling is such a part of just being,” she says.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Center for Fiction Debuts Susan Kamil Award for Emerging Writers

The Center for Fiction announced the establishment of the Susan Kamil Award for Emerging Writers, a new award to honor the memory and influence of the late Kamil, who was former executive v-p and publisher of the Random House imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber lands 'radical' non-fiction from Eula Biss

Faber is to publish Eula Biss' Having and Being Had, as part of a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New post-apocalyptic fiction from Caldecott to Jo Fletcher Books

Quercus’ SFF imprint, Jo Fletcher Books, has acquired a new duology from Andrew Caldecott: "an ambitious and entirely original take on post-apocalyptic fiction". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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For your pandemic playlist: 3 new audiobooks that will whisk you away — for a few hours, anyway

Intricate plots and distant locales in “Winter Counts,” “Agent Sonya” and “The Searcher.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Dealmakers and Wanderers: New Science Fiction and Fantasy

Recent releases include “The Midnight Bargain,” “The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue” and “Piranesi.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Stanley and Zhang crowned Staunch's short story and flash fiction winners

Laura Stanley, a creative writing graduate and masters student at Nottingham University, has won the Staunch Short Story Prize with her unpublished story "Mrs Hawkins and The Orchard".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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FX Taps Chefs to Redefine the American Pie for Fargo Season 4

When Season 4 of FX's Fargo was slated to premiere in April, the network planned to promote the anthology crime series with a pop-up pie shop in Los Angeles. The Covid-19 pandemic not only postponed production and the premiere date, but FX's initial experiential plans as well. While Fargo... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Nielsen Book Releases Australian Audiobook Consumer Research

What's reported to be the first study of audiobook consumer behavior in Australia points to a new, young audience for the format. The post Nielsen Book Releases Australian Audiobook Consumer Research appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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6 Audiobooks to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day

From memoir to young adult, there is a little bit of something for everyone on this list of audiobooks by Indigenous authors. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Zoom Into A Good Read: 4 Ways Libraries Hype Books Virtually

This librarian has seen some truly creative ideas for how libraries hype books virtually, and she's here to share the wealth. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-05 10:30:00 UTC ]
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The Study of Economics Could Learn a Lot From Science Fiction

Mainstream economics is suffering an identity crisis, which began with The Great Recession and has reemerged during the current pandemic. In response, a growing collection of voices has advocated looking beyond the field—in particular, to science fiction—as a way to imagine it anew. Although... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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