VR experience for FutureBook delegates

Delegates at this year’s FutureBook Conference will be able to get hands-on experience of the latest virtual reality headsets, discuss trends in the US audiobooks market and learn how to “reach the millennial audience” with Spotify. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More From FutureBook Live: Harris on Audio, Espiner on Management

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Audio dominates FutureBook awards

Audio has dominated the FutureBook Awards with Backlisted winning the Podcast of the Year Award, and Ladybird Audio Adventures picking up the FutureBook of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'We are all more than our label'; Kit de Wall accepts FutureBook Person of the Year award

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Author events need to break free of publication schedule, FutureBook told

Events should be used to build long-term audiences for writers and their books rather than just being built around publication dates and sales, a Futurebook panel has heard. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Health warning! FutureBook may contain the following allergens...

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Kit de Waal named FutureBook Person of the Year

Author and campaigner Kit de Waal has been named FutureBook Person of the Year, sponsored by Mosaic Search and Selection. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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FutureBook Person of the Year—Kit de Waal

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Seymour wins FutureBook audio competition

William Seymour has won The Future AudioBook Originals competition with his short story "Interviewing". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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FutureBook Live: On getting books to the top of the cultural agenda

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FutureBook Live panel to raise cultural impact of books

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Elton, Sharabi, Hall and Ridout to explore global book economy at FutureBook

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Audio dominates the shortlists for this year’s prestigious FutureBook Awards, with seven podcasts, and seven audiobooks shortlisted along with the campaign for the launch of the Penguin Classics audiobook series, and start-ups NoisyBook and DeepZen. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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