Canongate to launch Letters of Note audio editions

Canongate is launching audio editions of Letters of Note for the first time, described as a “collection of the world’s most entertaining, inspiring and powerful letters” read by an all-star cast. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-02 00:24:45 UTC ]
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Blackstone Audio Buys Audio Editions

Ashland, Ore.-based Blackstone Audio has acquired Audio Editions, the Auburn, Calif., direct-to-consumer audiobook retailer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Launches at Meredith and Penske; Trade Show M&A “Evaporates” | News & Notes

Call it a case of fortuitous timing: as the nation's unemployment rate approaches historic levels and Americans brace for the second major economic downturn in a decade, Meredith Corp. announced this week that it just so happens to have a new personal-finance-focused print and digital magazine... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-07 17:21:16 UTC ]
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Fitzcarraldo Editions, Giramondo and New Directions launch $10,000 Novel Prize

Fitzcarraldo Editions, Giramondo and New Directions are launching The Novel Prize, a $10,000 biennial award for book-length fiction by published or unpublished authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-02 09:34:44 UTC ]
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Colin Kaepernick Launches Publishing House, Has Audible Audio Deal

Free agent NFL quarterback and social activist Colin Kaepernick plans to publish a memoir via his own publishing venture and release an audiobook version of the untitled book via an exclusive deal with Audible. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: John Murray Press Launches US Basic Books Imprint in the UK

Hachette in London is creating a Basic Books imprint for the UK in cooperation with the New York Hachette house of that name. The post Industry Notes: John Murray Press Launches US Basic Books Imprint in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-20 04:30:58 UTC ]
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Kindle Kids Edition -- Amazon launches ebook reader for younger bookworms

Amazon has launched a child-friendly version of its Kindle ereader -- the Kindle Kids Edition. At $110, this special edition device is slightly more expensive than the cheapest Kindle, but it has one massive advantage that will appeal to parents, kids and others: it is free from ads. But there... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-10-07 15:55:49 UTC ]
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FutureBook launches audio writing competition

FutureBook has launched an audio originals writing competition, which will see the winning work published as an audiobook and the successful author hosted at the FutureBook Conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-03 00:18:49 UTC ]
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Faber to publish special Liberty edition of Milkman along with new audio

Faber will publish a special London Liberty edition of Anna Burns’ Man Booker Prize-winning Milkman in September, as part of its partnership with the historic department store, along with a new audio edition read by the author herself. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 05:22:19 UTC ]
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Ruppin Agency launches mentoring and editing scheme

The Ruppin Agency has launched a nationwide writer development scheme offering a variety of editing and mentoring services and one free place for a writer of limited means. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Industry Notes: Hay Festival’s New Branding; BKS Agency’s Sale to Canongate

The Hay Festival has a new look that changes its colors with each of its international festivals, and the fledgling BKS agency has a London Book Fair sale to Canongate. The post Industry Notes: Hay Festival’s New Branding; BKS Agency’s Sale to Canongate appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate to publish facsimile edition of hand-drawn Joni Mitchell book

Canongate has snapped up the rights to a rare book of poetry, lyrics and watercolours by singer Joni Mitchell.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: London’s Exact Editions Digitizes ‘The Tablet’; Singapore’s MXRi Signs With OUP

The 180-year-old weekly 'The Tablet' now has its archive online. And Gerald Cai of MXRi and SnapLearn has a development project with Oxford University Press. The post Industry Notes: London’s Exact Editions Digitizes ‘The Tablet’; Singapore’s MXRi Signs With OUP appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Industry Notes: Europa Editions’ New Imprint; Chicago Press Buys Council Oak

Winter moves among independent publishers: Nonfiction works are the focus in Europa Compass, and Chicago Review Press buys Oklahoma's Council Oak Books. The post Industry Notes: Europa Editions’ New Imprint; Chicago Press Buys Council Oak appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac launches Sansom audio with #Shardlakelistenathon

Pan Macmillan has launched a significant pre-publication audiobook campaign to accompany the new novel in C J Sansom’s Shardlake series, Tombland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Twelve Ken Follett classics get new audio editions

Pan Macmillan is releasing new audio editions of 12 classic Ken Follett thrillers, read by well-known actors including Richard Armitage and Emilia Fox. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Canongate Launches New Crime Imprint

U.K. publisher Canongate is launching Black Thorn, a new crime fiction imprint. Black Thorn will release two titles per month, starting in May next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Princeton University Press launches global audio strand

Princeton University Press has launched an audio arm, with one of the launch titles an anthology of socialist fairy tales edited by Michael Rosen. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Princeton UP Launches PUP Audio

The new audiobooks line from Princeton University Press will publish six frontlist titles in its inaugural season, and will be made available globally across a variety of platforms and libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Industry Notes: Princeton Press Opens Audio Division; PRH Ireland Supports Fighting Words

Princeton University Press announces its PUP Audio division with four frontlist titles for the fall. And Penguin Random House Ireland partners with the charity Fighting Words on a student anthology. The post Industry Notes: Princeton Press Opens Audio Division; PRH Ireland Supports Fighting... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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