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Wednesday News: Audiobook evolution; the Met Gala and damaging stereotypes; the oldest song in the world

Wednesday News: Audiobook evolution; the Met Gala and damaging stereotypes; the...

Audiobooks: Where They’ve Been & Where They’re Headed – A pretty interesting interview with Michele Cobb, executive director of the Audio Publishers Association. While some may think of audiobooks as merely a tangent of the print publishing industry, that isn’t… more

Thursday News: Re:Create copyright law, Goodreads + sponsored content; Kobo publishing tell-all, and beautiful, isolated cottages

Thursday News: Re:Create copyright law, Goodreads + sponsored content; Kobo publishing...

Library Groups Join Effort for ‘Balanced’ Copyright – Re:Create is a new coalition that includes organizations such as the American Library Association and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. The group wants “clear, simple and transparent” copyright laws that promote “innovation, creativity,… more

Wednesday News: Print sales grow, Yelp case kicked out of Virginia, Black historical Romance roundtable, and Iceman revealed as gay

Wednesday News: Print sales grow, Yelp case kicked out of Virginia,...

Print Units Rose 3% in the First Quarter – Despite the plethora of ebooks available at Amazon and other online retailers, print continues to hold on to the lead, although not every genre and type of book is trending the… more

Friday News: Agency pricing returns with a vengeance, Etsy goes public, the trouble with Jon Ronson, and The Left Hand of Darkness radio play

Friday News: Agency pricing returns with a vengeance, Etsy goes public,...

Best-Selling Ebook Prices Rise Before HarperCollins Restores Agency – And so it begins. Readers reported seeing higher prices for Harlequin ebooks in Wednesday’s news report on HC’s deal with Amazon, and now we have even more confirmation of rising prices… more