Tagged: audio books

MUP launches audiobook pilot to help with student 'screen fatigue'

Manchester University Press (MUP) has launched an audiobook pilot programme, following claims students with 'screen fatigue' are increasingly turning to the format. Read more

Bathurst to narrate Goodbye Mr Chips for Hodder

A new unabridged audiobook of James Hilton’s Goodbye Mr Chips (Hodder & Stoughton) will be narrated by actor Robert Bathurst. Read more

Bridgerton star Andoh to voice Old Bear stories

The Old Bear children's series by author and illustrator Jane Hissey will be released as audiobooks voiced by actor, director and "Bridgerton" star Adjoa Andoh.... Read more

Storytel extends into English language market with $135m Audiobooks deal

Streaming company Storytel has signed a deal to acquire Audiobooks.com from owner KKR for $135m (£101m), extending its reach into English language audio market.... Read more

Spotify expands into audiobooks with Findaway acquisition

Spotify has acquired audiobook services and distribution company Findaway, as it expands into the sector. Read more

PRH to release over 50 Heyer audiobooks

Penguin Random House UK is to release more than 50 of Georgette Heyer's Regency romance novels in audio this year.  Read more

Alison Steadman and Daisy Edgar-Jones to voice The Switch audiobook

Quercus has announced that actresses Alison Steadman and Daisy Edgar-Jones will voice the audiobook for Beth O’Leary’s second novel, The Switch.... Read more

Audio and EdTech new to FutureBook 2016

FutureBook, The Bookseller’s digital publishing conference, is to expand in 2016 with dedicated strands on EdTech and the audiobook market. Read more

Cornwell and Walliams in HarperAudio RNIB deal

HarperAudio has signed a deal with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) to add 150 of its audio titles to the RNIB Talking... Read more

Audible in 'Crackanory' partnership

Audible has partnered with TV show “Crackanory” for the programme’s third series. As part of the deal, Audible will receive bespoke sponsorship idents on both... Read more

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