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  • Audible Releases Two Editions of Scalzi Novel

    Audible released two editions of the audiobook version of John Scalzi's 10th novel, 'Lock In,' earlier this week.

  • August 2014 Audio Books: In the Studio

    Scieszka in the Booth for Listening Library

  • The Thrill of Bringing ‘Business Adventures’ to Audio

    When Bill Gates recommended 'Business Adventures,' a 1969 essay collection by late 'New Yorker' contributor John Brooks, as part of his 2014 summer reading list, the Microsoft founder called it “the best business book ever,” but noted that it’s “not easy to find.” Not any more.

  • July 2014 Audio Books: In the Studio

    Random House goes Wilde and more in this month's audio book news.

  • Publishers Head to SoundCloud

    Social audio site SoundCloud has become an important too for audiobook marketers thanks to its large user base and ease of use.

  • Physical Audiobooks Prove a Surprise for Stores

    Despite the encroachment of digital downloads, sales of physical audiobooks remain resilient, with Nielsen BookScan reporting that units were up 6% through the first five months of 2014 compared to the same period last year.

  • The Industry Celebrates Audiobook Month

    To commemorate Audiobook Month, the Audio Publishers Association (APA) is orchestrating a blog tour as a part of its June Is Audiobook Month campaign (JIAM), during which 31 different websites will give away an Audie-winning audiobook each day in June.

  • Finding Your Voice

    With the spread of low-cost home studios, more and more people are aspiring to become audiobook narrators.

  • May 2014 Audio Books: In the Studio

    Clinton & Chalfant pair up for S&S and more in this month's audio book news.

  • Oprah to Narrate Upcoming Audiobook

    Macmillan Audio has announced that Oprah Winfrey is in the studio narrating the audiobook for "What I Know For Sure."

  • B&N Plans Return to Digital Audiobooks

    Following the notice B&N sent to customers that it is shutting down its downloadable audio section, a spokesperson for the retailer told PW the company plans to re-enter the market at some point in the future.

  • New Audiobooks Publishing in Fall 2014

    Audio publishers are putting their stamp on a bumper crop of titles this season and we’ve gathered together some of our favorite highlights from their forthcoming lists.

  • Billy Crystal Takes Top Honors at 2014 Audie Awards

    Crystal’s 'Still Foolin’ ‘Em' won the award for Audiobook of the Year and Pete Seeger’s 'Pete Seeger: The Storm King' took home the prize for Distinguished Achievement in Production.

  • Le French Inks Deal with Audible

    Le French Book, which brings French bestsellers to an English language-audience, has signed audiobook agreements with Audible for a number of its titles.

  • Audio on the Rise: Focus on Audio 2014

    Preliminary sales estimates from the Association of American Publishers StatShot program showed that sales of digital downloads of audiobooks rose about 18% in 2013, while sales of physical audio were about even with 2012, a trend that is in keeping with what has been happening with physical and digital books.

  • Audio Education: Focus on Audio 2014

    Formal training exists for pretty much every artistic discipline.

  • In the Studio with Macmillan Audio: Focus on Audio 2014

    It’s six p.m., and I’m at John Marshall Media near Times Square in New York City, sitting in the recording booth where Kathleen McInerney has been narrating two audiobooks back-to-back for the past eight hours.

  • Talking with George Guidall

    When the APA hands out the prizes at its annual Audie Awards Gala on May 29, actor and narrator George Guidall, who has given voice to more than 1,100 audiobooks, will receive a Special Achievement Award.

  • May 2014 Audio Books: In the Studio

    Isaacs takes on ‘Night Heron’ and more in this month's audio book news.

  • Audible’s DIY Audiobook Platform Turns Three

    When Audible founder Don Katz launched the Audiobook Creation Exchange (ACX) platform in May 2011, he said one of the main goals was to help increase the number of audiobooks released into the market.

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