As Audiobook Market Grows, Narrators of Color Find Their Voice

Publishers are increasingly seeking out audio talent that reflects the race and experience of the books’ authors and characters. But what constitutes a black, Latino or Asian voice? Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-03 12:00:12 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: The Audiobook Market Grows Globally

The audiobook boom is most prominent in North America, and it is spreading across the world, as discussed in a panel on Wednesday at the New York Rights Fair entitled “The Audiobook Heard ‘Round the World.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NYRF 2018: The Audiobook Market Grows Globally

A panel at the New York Rights Fair featuring Storytel, audiobooks.com, and Kobo saw discussions about how the audiobook market is evolving around the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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It took a woman with autism 25 years to find her voice. Now she’s telling her story.

The memoir “I Have Been Buried Under Years of Dust” chronicles one family’s struggles and victories. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-09 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Picking the Right Audiobook Version With Different or Same Narrators

Why do some audiobooks have two versions with different or same narrator? Here’s what to do if undecided on picking an audiobook version. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-15 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Orion partners with Open Door to find narrator for Capes debut

Orion Fiction has partnered with Open Door to find the voice of the unabridged audio edition for Kirsty Capes’ debut novel, Careless.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-05 17:16:14 UTC ]
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A different Calibre: audiobook charity shares how it is meeting growing demand

North London-based charity Calibre Audio's Emma Scott talks to us about how it has navigated the boom in the audio sector to continue fulfilling it mission to provide free audiobooks to those with a print disability. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 13:02:19 UTC ]
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Flynn to narrate W&N's Octopus Man audiobook

Actor Johnny Flynn will narrate the audiobook of The Octopus Man by Jasper Gibson.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 17:21:47 UTC ]
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When these animals talk, listen: Audiobooks give voice to a cat, a horse, a sheep and others

Tales like ‘The Travelling Cat Chronicles’ and ‘Tarka the Otter’ offer a unique perspective. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-14 17:11:48 UTC ]
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Corduner to narrate audiobook of human rights lawyer's Parting Words

Sphere has announced that actor Allan Corduner will narrate the audiobook of Parting Words by 100-year-old human rights lawyer Benjamin Ferencz.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 03:14:54 UTC ]
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Booming audiobook market can accommodate new entrants, Bar-Kar tells FutureBook

The audiobook sector's boom means it will be able to accommodate Spotify's move into the market but publishers are still only just realising the sector's potential, Bookwire's Videl Bar-Kar has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 19:16:13 UTC ]
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Blue Ivy Carter adds to her resumé with 'Hair Love' audiobook narration

Blue Ivy Carter, the 8-year-old daughter of Beyoncé and Jay-Z, narrates the audiobook adaptation of Matthew A. Cherry's Oscar-winning "Hair Love." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-09 19:42:28 UTC ]
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Blue Ivy Carter is narrating the audiobook adaptation of the short film Hair Love.

Do you feel old yet? If the answer is yes, then join the club! Today, director and author Matthew A. Cherry announced via Twitter that Blue Ivy Carter (that’s right: Beyoncé and Jay Z’s eight-year-old daughter) is the narrator of the audiobook adaptation of his 2019 animated short film Hair... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-09 18:06:17 UTC ]
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Miriam Margoyles to voice Bruton's latest audiobook

Miriam Margoyles is to narrate the audiobook of Catherine Bruton's latest middle-grade novel, Another Twist in the Tale.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 15:31:19 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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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

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-20 08:48:10 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-30 07:56:33 UTC ]
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Every Book Has a Market. Storiad Helps You Find It.

The book marketing software platform provides publishers and authors with the tools to create customized marketing campaigns that reach reviewers and readers, boosting book sales. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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It Takes Many Voices to Find the Truth

Yesterday I stopped in at my local bookstore in London. It’s a small shop, but a good one, and seeing its doors open again was like hearing an ice-cream truck from a block away as a kid. I walked straight into traffic to cross the street to get there. Inside the reality of our time […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-06 08:49:19 UTC ]
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Atwood to narrate Dearly audiobook

Margaret Atwood is to narrate the audiobook her new poetry collection, Dearly, which publishes simultaneously with the print edition on 10th November.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 22:25:53 UTC ]
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