Amid discussion bout how audiobook rights are bought and sold, our roundup shows a robust rights trading scene on the international publishing stage.
At a time of political tumult, FutureBook 2017 was a comparatively steady event, rocked only occasionally by the contrarian views that make sparks fly.
Two tracks of programming at London’s FutureBook conference held distinct messages for attendees, players from audiobooks and edtech talking ‘efficacy.’
Leading questions and an extensive three-tracked structure frame the programming of this year’s FutureBook conference from The Bookseller team in London.
The International Excellence Awards will include an honor for the first time in April 2018 for a publisher in the audio space amid 16 categories of prizes.
The Association of American Publishers’ StatShot program cites preliminary indications that its 1,202 publishers saw $2.33 billion in revenue in Q1.
US platform Draft2Digital partners with Findaway Voices. Budapest heads for Silicon Valley as PublishDrive starts its Google Launchpad program.
Audiobook Month continues in the US as the UK’s #LoveAudio week kicks in. In both markets, research shows audio formats are popular with many men.
APA estimates show 2016’s audiobook sales growth expanding by almost 20 percent again. Sixty-seven million Americans say they finished an audiobook.
The retailer feeds its Amazon Charts with consumer data on what’s being read and listened to (in digital) and what’s being sold on a weekly basis.