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.
Germany-Based Bookwire Names Videl Bar-Kar To Lead Audio
Calling audio ‘a once-in-a-generation opportunity’ in publishing, Videl Bar-Kar assumes leadership of Bookwire’s expanded audio offer.
Italy’s Book Market Up 13.3 Percent Over 2019
Presented in Venice at the Mauri School, the 2022 report from Italy’s publishers shows gains over the pre-pandemic era, amid market shifts.
AAP’s November StatShot: US Revenues Down 6 Percent Year to Date
The Association of American Publishers’ StatShot report shows the United States’ industry in November 2022 was down 14.4 percent, year-over-year.
The 40th Mauri School in Venice: ‘Interpreting Change’
The Umberto e Elisabetta Mauri ‘school of booksellers’ returns to Venice, with a live-streamed half-day conference available on January 27.
Bookwire Expands Its Text-to-Speech Audiobook Offer With Google
The Frankfurt-based Bookwire has entered a partnership with Google Play Books for broader automated production of audiobooks.
Sonic Boom: Spanish-Language Audiobooks Are Soaring
Between 2017 and the end of 2022, Javier Celaya says, the field of Spanish-language audio providers has grown from 15 to more than 60.
AAP’s October StatShot: US Revenues Down 5.1 Percent Year to Date
The Association of American Publishers’ StatShot report shows the US industry in October was down 9.3 percent, year-over-year.
Italy as Guest of Honor at Frankfurt: Balancing the Rights
Italy’s publishers have set a Frankfurt goal of bringing rights sales of Italian books into other markets up to the level of imported titles.