Audible set to release The Satanic Verses

Audible is to release Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses this week, becoming the first platform to produce an audio version of the novel. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-05 14:47:11 UTC ]
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Lana Del Rey will release her poetry collection as an audiobook set to Jack Antonoff music. (Same.)

Lana Del Rey is releasing her forthcoming poetry collection, Violet Bent Backwards Over The Grass, on Tuesday, July 28 in digital form. In case you prefer your celebrity poetry spoken aloud, though, she has also recorded an audio version of the book, which will be released on vinyl, CD,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-24 16:04:22 UTC ]
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Audio market set to grow as research backs Audible’s captions

Initial results from research conducted by Harris Interactive suggests that there may be a growing market for those who both read and listen to books, partially vindicating Audible’s efforts to introduce a facility whereby listeners can also read along with text of the audio. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 15:59:53 UTC ]
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Audible to Release Classic Baby-Sitters Club Series

All 131 titles in The Baby-sitters Club, Ann M. Martin’s beloved middle grade series, will be available as digital audiobooks exclusively from Audible on August 13. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Prince’s unfinished memoir set for October release

Random House will publish an unfinished memoir by the late pop superstar Prince this fall, the Associated Press reported Monday. The publisher is set to release "The Beautiful Ones," which shares its title with a song on Prince's 1984 album "Purple Rain," on Oct. 29. The news of the book's... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fourth Cormoran Strike instalment set for September release

The fourth instalment of Robert Galbraith’s Cormoran Strike series is set for release on 18th September, J K Rowling has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Peter Mayer, Publisher of the Incendiary ‘Satanic Verses,’ Dies at 82

Peter Mayer in the late 1990s at the Overlook Press in Manhattan, where he published out-of-print books. “The real issue ought to be, is the book readable, is it valuable, is it good?” he said. “Who cares if it’s old or new?” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pottermore and Audible to release new J K Rowling audiobook

Pottermore and Audible have announced a collaboration to publish a new audiobook Quidditch Through the Ages by J K Rowling, read by actor Andrew Lincoln. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Intimate' Austen letters set for September release

The Bodleian Library's publishing arm is set to release a collection of Jane Austen's letters which will provide "intimate glimpses" into her life after moving to Bath, aged 25. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morgan's 'candid' memoir set for Labour Conference release

The "revealing" political autobiography of Wales' First Minister Rhodri Morgan is set to be released by University of Wales Press in September, months after his unexpected death in May. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Historical letters to be released by Bloomsbury, Audible and National Archives

Audible, The National Archives and Bloomsbury are to release In Their Own Words, an exclusive collection of largely unpublished letters from throughout history. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible releases 'Romeo and Jude'

Audible Original has released a modern-day audiobook reimagining William Shakespeare’s “tragic love story” Romeo and Juliet, entitled Romeo and Jude, to mark the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible releases Halloween story starring David Tennant

Audible has commissioned a dramatization of Carmilla, a 19th century gothic vampire novella by J. Sheridan Le Fanu, starring David Tennant and Rose Leslie. The story, first published in 1872, pre-dates Bram Stoker’s Dracula by over two decades. The story is about 18-year old Laura (played by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harper Lee releases new statement following 'Go Set a Watchman' announcement

'I’m alive and kicking and happy as hell with the reactions to "[Go Set a] Watchman,"' the author said in a statement. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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New Franzen novel set for September 2015 release

Fourth Estate will publish a new novel by Jonathan Franzen next year, titled Purity. The HarperCollins imprint confirmed it would publish simultaneously with US publisher Farrar, Straus & Giroux, which plans to release Purity in September next year. Nicholas Pearson, publishing director at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Audible Releases Two Editions of Scalzi Novel

Audible released two editions of the audiobook version of John Scalzi's 10th novel, 'Lock In,' earlier this week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indian writers urge end to Satanic Verses ban

A group of writers in India have set up a petition calling for the lifting of the country's... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Audible Launches Audible Stories for Children and Teens While School is Out

Looking for ways to entertain kids and teens at home? Audible has launched Audible Stories, a free service that offers family-friendly educational and entertaining audiobook content. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-19 19:24:21 UTC ]
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11 Great Middle Grade Science Fiction Comics Set in Space

Middle grade books in SPAAAAACE! Check out some middle grade science fiction comics set in space, including On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-04-13 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Setting the Scene: Close-up on Ryhs Bowen

In her new novel, The Venice Sketchbook, Bowen whisks readers away to Venice at the start of World War II. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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