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  • Sitting at the Grownups' Table: PW Talks with Ross Ballard II

    As producer, director, sound engineer, and narrator, Ross Ballard II wears many hats for his independent audiobook publishing company. His most recent production, Screaming with the Cannibals by Lee Maynard, came out this summer, and I had the opportunity to talk with Ballard about the company and his experiences as a small publisher in the booming audiobook industry.

  • Findaway World & Mackin Launch Audiobook Platform

    Librarians and teachers will have access to over 31,000 digital downloadable audiobooks through Mackin's MackinVIA platform.

  • November 2013 Audio Books: In the Studio

    This month, a former Secretary of Defense, a Tony Award nominee, Audie Award winners, actors, and authors will be heading to the studio to record audiobooks for the likes of Penguin, Hachette, and Naxos—just to name a few. One publisher is even donating a portion of the proceeds from a very important audiobook to charity.

  • Blackstone Audio Buys AudioGo U.S. Arm

    After being acquired by U.K-based AudioGo at the end of 2012, Blackstone Audio has turned around and bought all the U.S. assets of AudioGo in a move that effectively ends the nine-month merger.

  • October 2013 Audio Books

    This month, the likes of Octavia Spencer, Stacy Keach, and Rob Delaney—along with audio veterans like Ray Porter, Katherine Kellgren, and Grover Gardener—take to the studio to record the audio editions of memoirs, autobiographies, novels, and a whole lot more.

  • Blackstone Audio Lands García Márquez

    Oregon-based Blackstone Audio has acquired the unabridged audio rights to four books by international bestseller, Gabriel García Márquez.

  • August 2013 Audio Books

    This month, the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Forest Whitaker, David Cross, Graham Nash, Donald Fagen, and Melissa Joan Hart are lending their talents to the audio industry and heading into the recording studio.

  • Harper Brings Bukowski to Audio

    To celebrate what would have been his 93rd birthday, HarperAudio is publishing eight titles from Charles Bukowski—each of them never before produced as audiobooks.

  • AudiobooksNow Adds Macmillan

    AudiobooksNow has added over 1,100 Macmillan Audio titles to its digital audiobook download and streaming service.

  • AudiobooksNow Adds Tantor

    AudiobooksNow, which provides digital downloads and streaming services for audiobooks, has added 2,300 titles from Tantor Audio to its offerings. With the Tantor addition, AudiobooksNow has 17,000 titles in its catalog.

  • July 2013 Audio Books: In the Studio

    This month, a host of A-list stars take to the recording studio, as well as some veteran narrators and authors reading their own work.

  • Findaway World Launches Playaway Bookpacks

    Digital content provider Findaway World is launching the Playaway Bookpack program, which combines Playaway pre-loaded portable audiobook devices with corresponding print editions, enabling customers to read along while they listen.

  • Audio Books: Week of June 10, 2013

    AudioGO Taps Butler for Green-Eyed Lady and more

  • APA Names 'End of the Affair' Audiobook of the Year

    The Audio Publishers Association, at its 2013 Audie Awards ceremony on Thursday, named Graham Greene's The End of the Affair, read by Colin Firth and published by Audible, the Audiobook of the Year.

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  • In the Studio with Recorded Books: Focus on Audio 2013

    At Recorded Books, an audiobook publishing company with seven in-house recording studios in New York City, director Abigail McCue sits at her computer and tells narrator and actor Barbara Rosenblat that her jacket is, ahem, noisy.

  • Aural Sex: The Rise in Audiobook Erotica: Focus on Audio 2013

    We know that people are willing to take that extra step and go for something that’s a little more, dare I say, hardcore,” says Michele Cobb, vice-president of sales and marketing at the new audiobook erotica imprint Insatiable Press.

  • A Torrent of Titles: Focus on Audio 2013

    John Nesco, director of operations for audiobook publisher Tantor Media, has been very busy.

  • Audible Makes Upgrades

    Audible has made several updates to the Audible player for iOS, extending the existing app’s natively supported devices to include iPad, iPad2, and new iPad Mini, while also enhancing the app’s performance for the iPhone.

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