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  • 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.

  • April 2014 Audio Books: In the Studio

    Danes in the booth for Macmillan and more in this month's audio book news.

  • Crystal, Streep Vie for Top 2014 Audie Honors

    The winners will be revealed at on May 29 at the Audie Awards Gala at the New York Academy of Medicine, hosted by author Libba Bray.

  • O’Reilly Abdicates Throne, Patterson Claims Audio Crown

    Rocketing to the top of this month’s list of bestselling audiobooks—and snatching the #1 spot from the mega-selling Bill O’Reilly—is James Patterson and Mark Sullivan’s Private L.A.

  • March 2014 Audio Books: In the Studio

    Kay to give the play-by-play of Rivera’s ‘Closer’ and more in this month's audio book news.

  • Comics Break the Sound Barrier

    Superman was the first comic-book superhero to break the sound barrier, with the 1940s radio show The Adventures of Superman.

  • Audible Lowers Royalty on Self-Published Audiobooks

    Amazon-owned audiobook retailer Audible is lowering the royalty rates it pays authors who self-publish, and exclusively sell, their audiobooks through the website.

  • 2014 Audie Finalists Announced

    Winners will be announced on May 29 at the New York Academy of Medicine.

  • Talking Audio with January LaVoy

    Accomplished theater and television actress January LaVoy has been steadily building a reputation as an audiobook narrator for the past five years, and in 2013 she was named PW’s Audiobook Narrator of the Year.

  • February 2014 Audio Books: In the Studio

    All-star cast gathers for ‘Suspicious Incidents’ and more in this month's audio book news.

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