BookBeat is ditching an all-you-can-listen-to audiobook subscription in a major market and offering time-based options in six other countries.
The worldwide CEO of Penguin Random House, Markus Dohle, personally is donating US$500,000 to open the Dohle Book Defense Fund.
The rapid rise of efforts to ban books in the United States prompts Scribd’s Trip Adler to offer readers free access to targeted titles.
Widening its newly announced Scribd Audio program, the subscription service announces new Spanish-language audiobooks for its Mexican users.
The Scribd subscription introduced in Australia this week has opened at a price of AU$13.99 and includes audio as well as reading content.
Subscription service Scribd adds audiobook titles, opening with ‘Black Imagination,’ to its newly launched Scribd Audio brand.
Touting its one-year-old Méxican service as a success, the company is opening a new advertising effort, buoyed by pandemic-era activity.
Adding some 1,000 titles to its catalogue, the Planeta books bring Scribd’s Spanish-language offer to more than 85,000 titles.
The international subscription service is making available 15-minute samplers of selected books in text and audio, in various nonfiction categories.
Book subscription company Scribd is getting into the content business with its new Scribd Originals venture, publishing novella-length writing in book and audio formats.