UK Opens Third Annual ‘Love Audio’ Week, Not Loving VAT on Audiobooks

Even as the UK's Publishers Association opens its 'Love Audio' campaign, London hasn't taken the cue from Brussels and dropped its VAT rate on audiobooks. The post UK Opens Third Annual ‘Love Audio’ Week, Not Loving VAT on Audiobooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-10 11:56:26 UTC ]
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Audio Publishers Association: Annual Survey Cites a Third Year of Strong US Audiobook Sales Growth

APA estimates show 2016's audiobook sales growth expanding by almost 20 percent again. Sixty-seven million Americans say they finished an audiobook. The post Audio Publishers Association: Annual Survey Cites a Third Year of Strong US Audiobook Sales Growth appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy

Keyed on World Book Day, the cultural heritage platform Europeana opens a literature focus, as a new consultancy for festivals opens in the UK. The post Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Notes: Open Road Acquires Iconic UK and US Titles; Germany’s De Gruyter Reorganizes Open Access

Ebook rights to works of Joan Didion, Joyce Carol Oates, and Philip Pullman go to Open Road, while Germany's De Gruyter ups its ante in Open Access. The post International Notes: Open Road Acquires Iconic UK and US Titles; Germany’s De Gruyter Reorganizes Open Access appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK BA Reveals 79 UK Bookstores Closed in 2012, 39 Opened

The Booksellers Association in the UK latest membership figures for the year 2012 revealed 79 stores closed, 39 opened and total membership was 3,580. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurter Buchmesse Opens Its Sixth Annual Free-Stand Competition

Two free stands at Frankfurt are available again this year—one for a winner from Germany and one for an international recipient. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Opens Its Sixth Annual Free-Stand Competition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-24 11:30:10 UTC ]
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Headline and Koomson launch open casting call for black female audiobook narrators

Headline and Dorothy Koomson have launched "Find My Verity", an open casting call designed to bring more black female voices into the world of audiobooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-17 06:25:35 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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S&S UK Children's launches Love Your Library campaign with Peters

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK is partnering with specialist book suppliers Peters to launch the ‘Love Your Library’ campaign, supported by the Great School Libraries campaign, the School Library Association, CILIP and CILIP’s School Libraries Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 18:20:15 UTC ]
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The Audio File: Five Great Audiobooks For That Summer Road Trip

Nearly 100 million Americans will be hopping in the car for a road trip this year, according to AAA, with most of us embarking in the summer. A recent survey commissioned by the Audio Publishers Association reveals that 74 percent of audiobook readers prefer to read them in cars. Given those... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-02 08:50:47 UTC ]
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Rachel Abbott tops first Amazon weekly UK chart

Amazon has begun releasing weekly UK book charts showing fiction and non-fiction bestsellers based on sales and reads, representing the first time print and digital sales have been recorded together. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 08:58:07 UTC ]
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Russian Ebook and Audiobook Player LitRes Opens Sales in Poland

Seeing its audiobook unit sales double year-over-year, Russia's digital retailer now has a new presence in the Polish market.  The post Russian Ebook and Audiobook Player LitRes Opens Sales in Poland appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-23 05:30:01 UTC ]
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Nielsen Book and Rakuten OverDrive Named Supporters of the UK’s Libraries Week

Both the United States-based Rakuten OverDrive and the UK-based Nielsen Book are named today as new partners for CILIP in Libraries Week 2019. The post Nielsen Book and Rakuten OverDrive Named Supporters of the UK’s Libraries Week appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-17 08:10:12 UTC ]
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New chapter? UK print book sales fall while audiobooks surge 43%

Publishers hit by surprise 5.4% fall in 2018 – but warn against proclaiming terminal declineUK book sales fell for the first time in five years in 2018, despite the success of bestsellers such as Michelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming.The UK publishing industry was hit by a surprise fall of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-25 23:01:37 UTC ]
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PRH Audio and HarperCollins up for audiobook awards

Audiobooks from Penguin Random House Audio UK and HarperCollins have received a string of nominations in this year’s New York Festivals Radio Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-02 17:25:09 UTC ]
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The UK’s Young Writer Prize Opens for Submissions and Remixes Its Sponsors

The newly renamed Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award opens today (April 12) for submissions as it announces its new sponsorship regime. The post The UK’s Young Writer Prize Opens for Submissions and Remixes Its Sponsors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top UK publishers say they’ll move to reduce ads bought through open ad exchanges

Digital media-buying habits are continuously in flux. The post Top UK publishers say they’ll move to reduce ads bought through open ad exchanges appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette 'actively looking' to open more offices outside of London, PRH UK 'considering'

Hachette UK has revealed it is "actively looking" to open more offices outside of London, and PRH UK has said it is "considering" regional offices, following a discussion on the importance of regional diversity and what more can be done to promote it in publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Game developer Rebellion is opening its own UK film and TV studio

The UK game developer behind Sniper Elite is opening its own film studio where it plans to shoot a Judge Dredd TV series and Rogue Trooper film. Rebellion, which also created the PSVR tank shooter Battlezone, nabbed the rights to the comic books afte... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio takes centre stage as FBF opens

Audiobooks took centre stage at the Frankfurt Book Fair with speakers from across the industry talking up the market, one describing it as "the only growth sector" in the consumer books business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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