Audio Newsbriefs | February 15, 2014

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Playaway gets a redesign; Findaway introduces Bookopotamus app

Pop Culture Advisory: The Fault in Our Stars

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What to read, watch, listen to, and play until the release of the The Fault in Our Stars film

Q&A: Jessica Pigza

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Jessica Pigza talks to LJ about her first book, Bibliocraft.

Q&A: Making Richard Pryor

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Brothers David and Joe Henry and actor Dion Graham talk to LJ‘s Stephanie Klose about what made Richard Pryor

Pop Culture Advisory: Midwives’ Tales

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What to read, watch, and listen to as you wait for the third season of PBS’s Call the Midwife.

OverDrive announces move to all MP3 audiobooks

OverDrive, one of the major vendors of audiobooks to libraries, has announced that it will be moving away from the WMA format and making audiobooks for the library market available solely as MP3s. Reasons for the shift include the facts that MP3s are widely compatible across various listening devices and that the vast majority of […]

Behind the Mike: Simon Vance

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An interview with Simon Vance, narrator of The Complete Sherlock Holmes.

Spoken Word Grammy Nominees

And the Grammy nominees are…

Q&A: CDs: As Strong As Ever

Cheryl Herman, marketing director for Books on Tape and Listening Library, answers our questions based on her own experiences and feedback she’s received from librarians.

Q&A: Russell Dorr, Stephen King’s Researcher

Russell Dorr, Stephen King’s consultant and researcher, answers questions about their collaboration, friendship, and King’s latest release, Doctor Sleep.

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