AUDIO: The 'worrying' battle for books

Arts editor Will Gompertz's second report into the impact of technology on the publishing industry Continue reading at 'BBC News'

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The Audio Book Club Does Battle Over Redeployment

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of Redeployment, click the arrow on the player below. Continue reading at Slate

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Penguin Random House Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

Terms of sale first enacted in March to help librarians during the Covid-19 crisis will now run through the end of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How Do You Translate a Comic Book Into Audio? Ask Neil Gaiman

In a new audio production, James McAvoy, Michael Sheen and a full cast give voice to “The Sandman.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-07-15 15:00:03 UTC ]
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Jones and Gatland battle on Telegraph Sports Book Awards shortlists

The shortlists for this year's Telegraph Sports Book Awards have been revealed, with titles from England Rugby coach Eddie Jones and British Lions coach Warren Gatland jostling for Rugby Writers Book of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 13:50:00 UTC ]
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E-book and audio sales proving 'welcome ray of sunshine' for publishers

Publishers are seeing a surge in e-book and audio sales of up to 25% as readers escape the lockdown with feel-good fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 02:30:27 UTC ]
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ACE gives libraries £151k for e-books and audio

Arts Council England (ACE) has announced a £151,000 investment into library services to buy e-books and digital audio products. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 23:20:53 UTC ]
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PRH Audio partners with comic book publisher Rebellion

Penguin Random House UK has announced a new partnership between its audio division and Rebellion, a publisher of comic books, fiction and video games, in response to increasing demand for science fiction audio. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 22:09:16 UTC ]
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Austin Kids Take on the Battle of the Books! (shelftalker)

Kids go head to head in a competition inspired by the Texas Lone Star Reading List. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Settlement agreed upon in audio book captions lawsuit

Book publishers and the leading audio book producer-distributor have agreed to a settlement in their copyright lawsuit Continue reading at ABC News

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Book Culture stores in life or death battle

The embattled independent bookstore Book Culture on Columbus Avenue has been closed, after being served with an eviction notice by its landlord. The move, which took place Tuesday morning, also... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Caxton Books launches £25,000 crowdfunder in rent hike battle

Essex store Caxton Books has launched a £25,000 crowdfunding campaign after facing a potential 60% increase in rent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishers Continue the Battle Against Book Tariffs

Publishers are currently fighting something of a rearguard action to exclude books from tariffs that were imposed September 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Battling Comic Book Nerd Imposter Syndrome

Do you have to read superhero comic books to be a comic book nerd? A reader grapples with the answer as she looks at sexism in the inudstry. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-12 11:37:43 UTC ]
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Ending the War on Artisan Cheese begins battle for Oddest book title prize

Shortlist for this year’s Diagram prize also includes The Dirt Hole and Its Variations, Noah Gets Naked and How to Drink Without DrinkingThe Dirt Hole and Its Variations, Ending the War on Artisan Cheese and Noah Gets Naked are among the 2019 nominees for the Bookseller’s annual prize for the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-01 00:01:14 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood and Greta Thunberg battle it out for Waterstones Book of the Year

Margaret Atwood’s Booker-winning The Testaments (Vintage) is vying with offerings from Max Porter, Greta Thunberg and Candice Carty-Williams in a bumper shortlist for Waterstones Book of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 15:29:31 UTC ]
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Puffin books join children's audio platform Yoto

Books from Puffin authors Roald Dahl and Paul McCartney are to be made available for purchase on Yoto, an audio platform for children that plays content using smart cards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 14:08:31 UTC ]
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A blind heroine rules this audio comic book written for a blind audience

Blind magician Chad Allen has entertained audiences for 20 years at Hollywood's Magic Castle. His latest trick: an audio comic book whose heroine does battle in Trump's America. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The Battle of the Book Cover

Perhaps the defining question of any book lover’s life is: should you read the hardcover or wait for it to come out in paperback? There are countless considerations to take into account when defining yourself as a Hardcover Person or a Paperback Type. Are you a weakling, or given to prancing... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-07-09 11:00:22 UTC ]
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S&S Changes Library E-book, Digital Audio Terms

S&S officials confirmed that as of August 1, public libraries will be able to license S&S e-books for two-year terms, on a one copy/one user model, with most “new release” e-books priced between $38.99 and $52.99. Previously, S&S e-books were sold on one-year licenses, though at a... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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