This article was originally published in The Bookseller, 23 September 2016.
Audiobooks are now an established part of publishing – and they are growing fast. In the UK, downloaded audio sales were up 29% year on year in 2015 compared to 2014. Markus Dohle, C.E.O of Penguin Random House, picked out digital audiobooks in a recent letter to staff as having “a significant upswing”.… Read More >
Having the freedom to decide a book’s setting in space and time sometimes requires giving voice to languages which, due to their age, are typically read rather than spoken. In the case of Joanna Harris’ latest book Runemarks, this is Old Norse. Joanna herself has been on hand to offer help with articulating the language to our producer Richard Hughes, and our reader, Rosie Jones.… Read More >