Walking more than 12 miles per day, Richard Charkin has time to explore ‘the importance of audio and audiobooks.’
In a new FGEE survey of Spanish readers, the number of people reading weekly increased from 50 percent in 2019 to 57 percent in 2020.
Saga Egmont says the acquisition of Mexican audiobook publisher Cuántica Activa Audiolibros fits with its growth in Spanish book markets.
US books sales in 2020 were mixed, with AAP reporting trade book revenues up but declines in K-12 and higher education materials.
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.
Riding a big 2020 boost from Saga Egmont and overall digital growth during the pandemic, Denmark’s Lindhardt & Ringhof has ‘ambitious plans’ for 2021.
The trials of 2020 and outlook for 2021 drive discussions of discoverability, digital, and direct-to-consumer relations in Venice’s forum.
The digital distributor reports a rise in audiobook titles of 123 percent in 2020 over the previous year. Print-on-demand advanced 18 percent.
Jurors in the 26th annual Audie Awards will have collectively encountered more than 14,000 hours of narration to make their 2021 selections.
Distributor Bookwire and digital publisher Saga Egmont partner to make thousands of Spanish-language ebooks and audiobooks available.