A third of erotic audiobooks downloaded by men

More men are listening to erotic audiobooks, making up almost a third of the market, with a quarter of all Fifty Shades of Grey downloads from male listeners. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audible Audio Download Chart July: Angry young men turn to Manson

A burgeoning trend for self-help titles for young male listeners has propelled Mark Manson and Ant Middleton to the top of Audible’s chart for July. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audiobook downloads rose 22% last year, PA stats show

Audiobook downloads rose 22% to a record £31m sales last year, according to new figures released by the Publishers Association to mark the start of Love Audio Week.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is History Written About Men, by Men?

In recent years, as academic history has taken a turn toward the cultural and social, producing more and more works about women, minorities, and everyday life, the kinds of history books you see on the New Releases table at a Barnes & Noble have begun to feel like throwbacks. A quick survey... Continue reading at Slate

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Mens Health stays strong at top of paid-for mens magazine market

Hearst-Rodale titles print sales fall back below 200,000, but remains well ahead of closest rival, Condé Nasts GQ Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Serious Men: Reflections on My Men’s Book Club

Oprah is great for women, but she's not talking to men. Isn't it time publishers and the media take men as seriously as readers as the men take themselves? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Jesmyn Ward's 'Men We Reaped' is a tale of young men lost too soon

In her memoir, 'Men We Reaped,' Jesmyn Ward writes about her upbringing in a poor Mississippi family and the violent, early deaths of five young men who were close to her.Jesmyn Ward's heart-wrenching new memoir, "Men We Reaped," is a brilliant book about beauty and death. The beauty is in the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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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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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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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Don't give up on men

The challenge of men and boys reading has been around for some years now, with a lack of engagement with fiction in particular becoming a generally accepted truth. Many recent articles state that as much as 80% of fiction is bought by women. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Artist Duncan Grant erotic drawings kept under bed 'worth £2m'

A massive haul of drawings by Bloomsbury Group artist Duncan Grant is finally made public. Continue reading at BBC News

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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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Mackesy narrates own audiobook for PRH

Charlie Mackesy will narrate the audiobook of his bestseller The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse, with a musical score and real wildlife sounds helping bring it to life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fourth Estate wins 10-publisher auction for French sensation I Hate Men

Fourth Estate has won a 10-publisher auction for Pauline Harmange’s I Hate Men, which caused a storm on its release in France, with calls for it to be banned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Spotify Eyes Audiobooks

The music streaming giant is poised to enter the audiobook market. Here's what that means for publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘Goodfellas’ turned 30 this year. ‘Made Men’ explores its lasting influence.

Martin Scorsese’s 1990 film was far from a surefire hit, but it cemented his legacy. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Audiobook Subscriptions: Audible and Podimo Join Storytel in Spain

Jumping from one to three major unlimited-subscription services for audio content, Spain's publishing market is growing fast. The post Audiobook Subscriptions: Audible and Podimo Join Storytel in Spain appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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