Sweden’s BookBeat Rides High on the Pandemic’s Audiobook Boom

Subscribers to audiobook subscription platform BookBeat are growing during the coronavirus pandemic, with bestsellers and well-known authors performing best. The post Sweden’s BookBeat Rides High on the Pandemic’s Audiobook Boom appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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