The Panorama Project’s study includes US consumer engagement with audiobooks in 2020, plus context around reading and other entertainment.
In 2020, the report says, more than 71,000 audiobooks were published in the States, up 39 percent over 2019.
The 2021 Audie Awards include two wins for NK Jemisin’s ‘The City We Became’ and two for ‘The Autobiography of Malcolm X.’
The annual Audie Awards program for audiobooks, now in its 26th year, prepares for a digital awards ceremony on March 22, having started with some 1,500 submissions in the pandemic year.
Jurors in the 26th annual Audie Awards will have collectively encountered more than 14,000 hours of narration to make their 2021 selections.
One of London’s leading PR firms in publishing accounts buys a literary agency, and APAC 2021 is announced as a digital conference.
The next Publishing Perspectives Talk at the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair is on the digital-format usage by consumers during pandemic lockdowns.
The trio of Publishing Perspectives Talks this year brings together some of the sharpest players in their respective sectors for agile debate.
ReedPop’s trade show opens its digital events, which are available free of charge to the public. The weekend will feature a digital edition of BookCon.
The journalist and author Garrett Graff’s ‘The Only Plane in the Sky’—on the attacks of 9/11—wins the Audiobook of the Year prize for Simon & Schuster Audio.