Books Heard ‘Round the World: A New Survey of International Audiobook Markets

The Audio Publishers Association, Bookrepublic, and Bologna Children's Book Fair have begun surveying various audiobook markets. The post Books Heard ‘Round the World: A New Survey of International Audiobook Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Where Worlds Collide: Books on Politics and Religion

A plethora of books at the American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature annual conference examine the relationship between politics and religion in the age of Trump. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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H.G. Parry: When We Read Books, We Bring Their Worlds Into Life

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[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-25 08:46:30 UTC ]
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Congress launches digital markets competition inquiry as US e-book lending row continues

Congress has launched an inquiry into digital markets competitions as the row over e-book lending to libraries in the United States continues.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 13:43:25 UTC ]
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Sharjah International Book Fair Expands Its Publishers Conference Program

In duration and scope, the 2019 edition of Sharjah International Book Fair's Publishers Conference is programmed for an audience from more than 80 markets. The post Sharjah International Book Fair Expands Its Publishers Conference Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-22 13:49:54 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-21 10:27:19 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Notes: Ukrainian and Indian Book Market Presentations

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Crowdfunder for 'best non-fiction book club in world' smashes £100,000 target

A pair of friends crowdfunding to build the “best non-fiction book club in the world” have surged past their £100,000 target. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 18:14:15 UTC ]
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Tbilisi Named UNESCO’s World Book Capital for 2021

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-07 19:49:22 UTC ]
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British Book Awards and The Bookseller working class survey shortlisted for PPA Awards

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 16:52:21 UTC ]
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Russia’s Book Business Statistics Chief: Some Market Contraction

Industry output in Russia continues to slide, according to figures cited by the market's book chamber, even as book prices rise. The post Russia’s Book Business Statistics Chief: Some Market Contraction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-02 03:20:55 UTC ]
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Pew Survey Finds More Adults Listening to Audiobooks

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6 Science Fiction Books About Space That Are Out Of This World

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Haig, Horowitz and James among World Book Day 2020 authors

Authors Matt Haig, Anthony Horowitz and Greg James are among those featured on World Book Day’s 2020 list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 12:10:19 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books to feature killer recordings in audiobook

Bonnier Books UK will feature recordings of convicted killers in an audiobook of true crime bestseller Talking with Serial Killers: The World’s Most Evil. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 20:04:55 UTC ]
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Free e-book: Hidden Words Hidden Worlds

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Sharjah and Russia Sign Cultural Agreement at Moscow International Book Fair

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-08 21:23:19 UTC ]
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Book Aid International’s Maurice Sendak Short Is Up for Two UK EVCOMs

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Baen Books, RBmedia Partner On Audiobooks

Independent science fiction and fantasy publisher Baen Books has partnered with audiobook company RBmedia for an audiobook program. Under the agreement, the two companies will publish more than 170 audiobooks over the next three years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Beijing International Book Fair Cites 320,000 Visitors, High Tech Interest

Digital marketing approaches supported by 5G and edtech in early-age English-language training were key interests at the 2019 Beijing Book Fair. The post Beijing International Book Fair Cites 320,000 Visitors, High Tech Interest appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bibliotheca Calls Out Amazon for Meddling in the Library E-book Market

In a message sent to library customers, Tom Mercer, senior v-p of digital products for Bibliotheca (formerly 3M), called out Amazon for its role in the increasingly contentious library e-book market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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