AAP’s StatShot shows the United States market’s trade revenues were down 2.0 percent in the first four months, at US$2.8 billion.
Storytel invests in ElevenLabs, looking to offer automated audiobook readings and ‘voice switching’ for users between preferred voices.
The AAP StatShot figures for March 2023 arrive with trade revenues up 0.2 percent for the month of March, 1.1 percent year-to-date.
Ahead of this week’s Readmagine, Dosdoce’s Javier Celaya issues a new report on Spanish-language audiobooks and ebooks in 2022.
The Audio Publishers Association finds in its annual report that audiobook sales generated $1.8 billion in the United States in 2022.
Still 8.6 percent above 2019’s total revenues, the US market in 2022 was 2.6 percent below 2021’s revenue level, the AAP reports.
First organized in 2006, Spain’s innovation-themed Readmagine industry-facing conference is set for June 7 to 9 in Madrid.
Moving from EPUB 3.2 to EPUB 3.3 ‘does not require any changes to current publication workflows,’ the W3C working group says.
The London-based company called Arabookverse says its Bookwire deal will enable digital distribution for Arabic literature.
Ashleigh Gardner’s departure after a decade at Wattpad underlines the trajectory of the platform’s evolution since 2013.