The second iteration of the Salon de Livre Africain du Paris featured some 60 publishers from France and 11 markets in Africa.
Audiobooks in Spanish: Dosdoce Hands Publishers a ‘Map’
Dosdoce’s Javier Celaya challenges the Spanish-language publishing industry to expand its share of a fast-widening audio ‘ecosystem.’
Nielsen BookData 2022: A ‘Slight Decline’ in UK Book Sales
In 2022, Nielsen BookData saw a 10-percent fall in ebook volumes in the UK, and a 3-percent drop in print. Audiobooks’ growth slowed.
AAP StatShot: US Book Industry Up 3.5 Percent in January
The first monthly StatShot report from the Association of American Publishers in 2023 shows trade revenues up 3.1 percent in January.
Audiobooks: Germany’s Bookwire Partners with Podium
The California-based book publisher Podium partners with Bookwire for digital book distribution and production.
Poland’s Draga Group Announces an Audiobook Platform
The Norwegian developer of bespoke audiobook platforms, Beat Technology, is creating a new service, ‘Volume,’ for Poland’s Sonia Draga.
The German Audiobook Prize Names Its 2023 Winners
The German Audiobook Prize opens the Lit.Cologne festival with new 2023 honors in seven categories including ‘Best Radio Play.’
The Audie Awards’ 2023 Finalists: 26 Categories
This year with 26 categories, the Audio Publishers Association Audies feature readings by BD Wong, Ethan Hawke, Lucy Liu, and others.
Sweden’s Storytel Touts Q4 Results in a ‘Truly Remarkable Year’
Audiobook subscription company Storytel cites a 22-percent increase year over year, at 3.2 billion Swedish kronor.
AAP StatShot: Overall US Market Down 6.4 Percent in 2022
In the month of December 2022, the Association of American Publishers’ StatShot saw a 10-percent decline over December 2021.