Almost 80 years after the first of Tove Jansson’s Moomins appeared, the US market finds the durable characters at Barnes & Noble.
Sweden’s Storytel Touts Q4 Results in a ‘Truly Remarkable Year’
Audiobook subscription company Storytel cites a 22-percent increase year over year, at 3.2 billion Swedish kronor.
Rights Roundup: Seeds of Peace
Our translation rights deals today are for fiction, nonfiction, and children’s books from Iceland, Sweden, Canada, the US, and England.
Rights Roundup: A New Trade Report From Finland
Our first Rights Roundup of the new year features work originally written in Finnish, Catalan, French, Swedish, Italian, and Czech.
Swedish-English Translators Association Wins Culture Abroad Award
The Swedish Academy’s honor recognizes Swedish-English translators and their association in England for their international impact.
BookBeat in France: ‘Updated’ Audiobook Subscriptions
BookBeat is ditching an all-you-can-listen-to audiobook subscription in a major market and offering time-based options in six other countries.
Sweden’s Storytel Issues 8.8 Million Class B Shares
Storytel issues 8.8 million class B shares, worth approximately 400 million Swedish krona, with Finnish publisher Otava as one of its new shareholders.
Audiobooks: Bonnier’s BookBeat Opens in Spain and Italy
BookBeat, based in Sweden, is offering usage-time audiobook subscriptions in both its new markets, Italy and Spain.
Ahead of Frankfurt Audio: Storytel Makes Its Third-Quarter Report
Storytel sees its Q3 revenue ‘slightly above forecast,’ ahead of the opening of Frankfurt’s 250-square-meter Frankfurt Audio area.
Rights Roundup: On to Frankfurt’s Fairgrounds
The business of the book takes centerstage at Frankfurt, but it’s those gleams of artistry, even fleeting, that finally compel rights sales.