Mon, 18/02/2013 - 07:45
Hodder is to publish the audio edition of a new novel from Stephen King in June this year.
Commonwealth (excluding Canada) rights to the audio edition, which will be released as a digital download, were acquired from Chuck Verrill at Darhansoff & Verrill. Joyland...
Tue, 08/01/2013 - 14:15
Faber has launched a series of digital-only poetry e-books being described as "a new way to appreciate poetry".
The Faber Voices series of e-books presents selections of each poet's work with a line-by-line synchronised recording of the author reading their own poems.
The series, launching with work from Ted...
Mon, 12/11/2012 - 08:05
Fri, 18/05/2012 - 08:00
Canongate and Faber are teaming up for an audio co-publishing venture, with Canongate handling the sales and production of the audio editions of Faber's titles.
The jointly branded list will be launched this summer with titles including The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro, Country Girl, A Memoir by...
Thu, 11/08/2011 - 14:32
I’m shouting as loud as I dare: “WHO IS THE STRANGE YOUNG BLONDE SPRAWLED ON THE LIBRARY FLOOR? HOW DID SHE GET THERE?” One or two other customers look round in surprise, no doubt reflecting that libraries are not the oases of silence they used to be. Blushing slightly, I continue: “AND WHAT IS THE CONNECTION WITH...
Tue, 07/12/2010 - 15:36
HarperCollins has made a number of promotions in its digital division.
Jo Forshaw, formerly head of audio, has been appointed director of audio. She joined the publisher in 2007 and has been involved in switching its audio programme from largely CD-based to a multi-format list. Digital content manager Isabella Steel has been appointed...
Wed, 06/10/2010 - 06:00
Ken Follett fans are being offered "the most innovative and unique of digital experiences" to go alongside his new book Fall of Giants, published this week.
3D audio clips created by "sound artist" Nick Ryan have been created to set the scene at key points in the novel's narrative - with settings...
Tue, 03/08/2010 - 06:49
Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy were the most downloaded audio and e-books in July, from more than 11,000 libraries across the world, according to digital content distributor OverDrive.
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo was the most downloaded audio and e-book through OverDrive-supplied library websites, having been in the...
Mon, 12/07/2010 - 10:50
Creative Content is to co-publish Osprey's titles in digital audio format. The digital publishing company has signed a partnership with the specialist military history publisher and the audio titles will be available via Osprey's website and other digital distributors.
The first title will launch in September under the imprint...
Wed, 19/05/2010 - 05:19
US-based e-book library distributor OverDrive is launching a series of apps combining audio, interactive and multi-media content.
They will be available for devices such as the iPad and iPod, Android and Blackberry, as well as desktop computers. They will be previewed at the forthcoming BookExpo America, which takes place 26-27th May...