Storytel reports seeing a rise in audiobook downloads in Russia by 45 percent in the last year. LitRes leads market.
Opening a new focus in his career, author Dmitry Glukhovsky’s stage and screen adaptations of his Putin-putdown ‘Text’ are finding fast traction.
‘In Putin’s Russia, one single government-corporation rules and owns the country,’ says Dmitry Glukhovsky, whose new ‘Text’ has sold into 14 languages and/or territories to date. It’s optioned or on submission in 16 more countries.
‘Books will be electronic, with soundtracks, co-written by authors and fans, published on social networks, read from cell phones,’ says the author of METRO 2033.
Most if not all of the names Glagoslav’s publishes will be unknown to English speakers. This is the point, says the director of this young Anglo-Dutch translation house.