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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The best new audiobooks include a 30-year-old novel that’s as timely as ever

Gore Vidal’s “Hollywood” is finally getting the audiobook treatment, and not a moment too soon. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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PA salutes 2019 as UK publishing's 'best year ever', but calls for Covid support

The Publishing Association has released its latest Yearbook statistics, showing growth in both the industry's print and digital revenues, making 2019 in its estimation “the biggest year ever for UK publishing”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Frankfurter Buchmesse Fetes Bärbel Becker on 39 Years at the Trade Show

Praised by colleagues for her 'pragmatic approach, creativity and efficiency,' Frankfurt's Bärbel Becker goes into retirement. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Fetes Bärbel Becker on 39 Years at the Trade Show appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Diane Keaton and Ronan Farrow show the challenges of narrating your own audiobook

Some writers make their books sing. Others, not so much. Here are titles to savor — and to avoid. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Arthur Phillips shows that choosing a leader was no easier 400 years ago

“The King at the Edge of the World” explores a centuries-old crisis of succession and our modern-day search for truth. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Four audiobooks to keep you listening into the new year

The best audiobooks of December 2019 include the latest John le Carré spy novel and a stirring memoir by a Philippine immigrant. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Four audiobooks to keep you listening into the new year

The best audiobooks of December 2019 include the latest John le Carré spy novel and a stirring memoir by a Philippine immigrant. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Four audiobooks to keep you listening into the new year

The best audiobooks of December 2019 include the latest John le Carré spy novel and a stirring memoir by a Philippine immigrant. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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5 Small Press Audiobooks To Give As Gifts This Year

For book lovers, Small Business Saturday means a trip to the local independent bookstore, many of which invite local authors to hang out and make recommendations. If you’re an audiobook lover you can still support small businesses, and I don’t mean purchasing your audiobooks on compact disc. Ask... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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MPs back PA campaign calling for end to VAT on e-books and audiobooks

Nearly 40 MPs have signed a letter calling for the Chancellor to remove VAT on e-books and audiobooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Testaments to be adapted for Hulu TV show as audiobook actors revealed

Margaret Atwood’s much-anticipated new novel The Testaments will be turned into a TV show by Hulu and MGM, it has been revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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4 audiobooks with positive messages for the new year

Three novels and one nonfiction audiobook provide inspiration and hope as we ease into 2019. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Download: Friday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Show Daily

In many stand-out events at the Frankfurt Book Fair, one of the biggest topics is just how much women’s leadership has begun to surface this year. The post Download: Friday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Show Daily appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Download: Thursday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Show Daily

The spectrum of international publishing was on display on the first day of the fair, from the CEO Talk with John Sargent to the new audiobook conference, and women writers from the Asia Pacific region. The post Download: Thursday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Show Daily appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Download: Wednesday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Show Daily

Now in its 70th year, the Frankfurt Book Fair began this year with powerful statements from opening press conference speaker Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, as well as deep market insights from experts at The Markets conference. The post Download: Wednesday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Show Daily... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BookExpo 2018: This Year's Show In Review

After a confusing opening day at the trade show, publishers and booksellers settled into discussing industry issues and getting ready for the fall season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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US Publishers’ StatShot 2017 Report: Fifth Year of Double-Digit Audiobooks Growth

The Association of American Pubslishers StatShot program cites 29.7-percent growth over 2016 in downloaded audiobook revenue, despite overall flat performance in publisher revenue in 2017. The post US Publishers’ StatShot 2017 Report: Fifth Year of Double-Digit Audiobooks Growth appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'Booming' audiobook sales double in five years

Audiobook sales have doubled in the last five years, according to data from the Nielsen UK Books & Consumers survey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book Units Rose 22% in Easter Week

The last week before Easter proved to be a great one for publishers, with print unit sales jumping 22% in the week ended April 1, 2018, over the comparable week in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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