Browsing by topic: audiobooks

The Audio Self-publishing Revolution Beckons Entrepreneurial UK Authors

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Audible founder and CEO Donald Katz on why UK rights holders should consider joining in a grand experiment, the Audiobook Creation Exchange.

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Interactive Books!? Hunger Games Camp, Audiobook Powered Vibrator

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The idea of interactive books is being taken to a new level with the new Hunger Games Summer Camp and a vibrator that wirelessly syncs to erotic audiobooks.

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Got a Spare 153 Hours? Listen to Proust’s Masterpiece, Unabridged

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Naxos has released an unabridged audiobook edition of Proust’s 3,000+ page masterpiece The Remembrance of Things Past, which clocks in at 153 hours.

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Telegram CEO Says Sweden Moving Too Slow in Digital Sweepstakes

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‘It’s sad, but sometimes I really long for Amazon,’ muses Per Näsholm, CEO of Sweden’s Telegram, company that combines books and music, print and digital.

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Novellix, Dejavu Push Publishing Innovation in Sweden

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The Big Three may dominate Swedish publishing, but innovation is happening on the periphery at start-ups like short-form publisher Novelix and POD provider Dejavu.

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Booktrack Launches Synchronized E-book Soundtracks

New York-based tech company Booktrack released its first e-book set to synchronized music and sound effects based on reading speed.

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Week in Review: Trio of “Big Six” US Pubs Launch Bookish.com; French Sue Google Over Scanned Books

By Edward Nawotka A brief round-up of some of the top global industry trade news… Hachette Book Group, Simon & Schuster and Penguin Group have […]

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DIY Audio Publishing–Audible.com Launches ACX

By Erin L. Cox In this new era of book publishing, it has become easier than ever for authors to write and publish themselves, bringing […]

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Orbit Publisher Talks About UK/UK Pub of PERFECT SHADOW

By Erin L. Cox Two weeks ago, SF and Fantasy imprint Orbit announced that they would be publishing writer Brent Weeks’ novella simultaneously in the […]

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Is Audio Piracy More Insidious Than E-book Piracy?

What’s at stake is not just the financial cost, but the very authorship of audiobooks. By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story looks at the growing […]

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