The first of this year’s The ARTS+ events is scheduled for later this week during the Berlinale. And in April, London Book Fair’s Quantum conference will feature keynote events with headliners from three disciplines.
While hardly a shock that Google Play has started selling audiobooks, it’s a moment to look at aspects of the format’s sales-building prominence: the other way of ‘reading.’
First on the calendar is Edinburgh’s Scottish Book Trade Conference in February. And in April, London Book Fair’s Quantum conference’s programming is featuring audiobooks and seldom-heard voices.
With 2017 now so old it almost creaks, Copyright Clearance Center’s ‘Beyond the Book’ podcast series lines up points of interest in the year now ending.
APA estimates show 2016’s audiobook sales growth expanding by almost 20 percent again. Sixty-seven million Americans say they finished an audiobook.
As BookExpo’s conference programming looks at the new centricity of consumer data, ReedPOP hits ‘reset’ on mission priorities and approach.
With BookExpo’s trade-show floor open on June 1 and 2, the May 31 ‘BEA Wednesday’ programming is aimed at industry professionals in several key contexts.
From data-charged business to a library centered on a community’s needs, BISG’s ‘Making Information Pay’ event looks at the data driving us all.
In the USA, BookExpo includes audiobook events. In Canada, ebook design is stressed in a competition. And in the UK, a bookseller features a self-published novel.
Amid rising audiobook sales, the FutureBook Conference’s focus on the sector offered upbeat statistics and audience demographics.