Book Expo Leadership Roundtable talks audio and diversity

Women dominated the opening Leadership Roundtable at Book Expo, as the panel suggested audio is no longer a competitive format and called for greater diversity in publishing.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-30 21:39:50 UTC ]
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WI12: Indie Booksellers Talk Shop, Discussion of Diversity Dominates

The overall message coming out of Winter Institute is that independent bookselling is thriving, particularly in light of the decline in ebook sales, Barnes & Noble’s continuing stumbles, and growing opportunities for community engagement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and Apple end exclusive deal on audio books

Apple and Amazon have ended a deal that tied them into an exclusive contract for the supply and sale of audio books. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2017-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diversity is Key at Guadalajara Book Fair

The guest of honor at this year's Guadalajara International Book Fair was Latin America, and 20 Spanish-speaking countries from the region participated. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s ‘Building Inclusivity’ Conference Explores Diversity

Amid 'rhetoric of animosity and intolerance and the growing support for right-wing politicians,' a new conference examines the publishing community's accelerating drive for diversity. The post London Book Fair’s ‘Building Inclusivity’ Conference Explores Diversity appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2016: PW Talks to Pew Research Center’s Lee Rainie about Reading in the Digital Age

It's been a disruptive decade for the book business, but Pew's latest research suggests that Americans' reading habits have remained relatively stable. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Gets Shrill

Subscribe in iTunes ∙ RSS feed ∙ Download ∙ Play in Another Tab Slate Plus members: Get your ad-free podcast feed Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2016-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Banned Book Week Gets Diverse

Banned Books Week, the annual celebration of the freedom to read that shines a light on censorship of reading material in the United States, has begun. This year, the event focuses on diversity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins to grow RNIB's Talking Books library by 15%

The Royal National Institute of Blind People and HarperCollins have announced a new three year partnership to grow Talking Books' library by 15% to 28,500 titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime members get free audio books and access to 'Audible Channels'

As someone on the go, I have always craved the ability to listen to audio books in my car. Whenever I research getting them, however, the high prices always scare me away. Look, I understand a lot of time and effort goes into creating versions of books that are read aloud, but with current... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2016-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Hangs Out With the Girls

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

[ Slate | 2016-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Meets the Cursed Child

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, click the arrow on the player below. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2016-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Hangs With All the Single Ladies

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

[ Slate | 2016-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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4 light, breezy audio books for summer

This month's audiobook are light, breezy, and humorous – in other words, vacation-style reads. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books Shine at Licensing Expo

Books are playing a starring role at this year’s Licensing International Expo in Las Vegas, which began yesterday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers call for more diverse kids books

Independent booksellers called for more diversity in children’s books at an Inclusive Minds event, because their customers are asking for a greater range of ethnic diversity and family types in titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Is Eligible

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

[ Slate | 2016-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WIRED Book Club: We Can’t Stop Talking About The Fifth Season

We're two-thirds of the way through N.K. Jemisin's potent fantasy book, and we can't shut up about it. The post WIRED Book Club: We Can't Stop Talking About The Fifth Season appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2016-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: We Need Diverse Books Keeping It Real

Love and Loss in Children’s Literature” is a panel featuring authors who will rock it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Booksellers Talk Up Their Favorite Books for Young Readers

While there are always plenty of big books and authors from major publishers at BEA, in talking to frontline booksellers and librarians we found a lot of interest in books from smaller houses as well. Here we present a sampling of the books that especially caught the eyes of conventiongoers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Meets Lab Girl

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

[ Slate | 2016-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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