Tagged: audiobooks

Audio 'booming' with 13% growth last year

Audiobooks are the fastest growing publishing format with 13% growth in 2018, according to Nielsen BookScan.  Read more

Cambridge University Press trials audiobook production

Cambridge University Press is to produce audiobooks for some of its tradiest titles, in a pilot programme conducted in partnership with production company Sound Understanding.... Read more

Audio subscription revenues propel 2018 rise in Sweden's book market

Revenues from streaming companies skyrocketed by 33.4% in Sweden in 2018, according to annual research by the Swedish Publishers Association and the Swedish Booksellers Association. Read more

Continued audio growth for big publishers as new players enter market

Audiobook sales are continuing to rocket, with a number of the biggest publishers in the space confirming they are still experiencing “strong double-digit growth” year... Read more

Apple tells publishers to ‘be ready’ for new audiobooks platform

Audiobooks took centre stage at the Frankfurt Book Fair with speakers from across the industry talking up the market, one describing it as "the only... Read more

Audible UK revenue soars 45%

Audible UK grew its revenue by 45% last year to over £97m and posted its first operating profit to date of almost £2m (£1,936,981). Read more

Profile and Little, Brown partner on new audio imprint

Profile Books has partnered with Little, Brown to create its own dedicated audiobook publishing programme.  Read more

Kirby of 'The Crown' narrates The Other Boleyn Girl

"The Crown" actress Vanessa Kirby is one of the high profile actors taking on new unabridged recordings of Philippa Gregory’s Tudor novels as HarperCollins celebrates... Read more

Audiobook downloads rose 22% last year, PA stats show

Audiobook downloads rose 22% to a record £31m sales last year, according to new figures released by the Publishers Association to mark the start of... Read more

W F Howes expands to meet 'rapid growth in audiobook demand'

Audiobook and large print publisher W F Howes Ltd has made a raft of senior appointments as it prepares to install new audiobook facilities at its... Read more

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