The latest audio news from the March 1 issue.
Douglas Brinkley’s Cronkite, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Chester Himes’s A Rage in Harlem, L. Ron Hubbard’s Trouble on His Wings, and Elton John’s Love Is the Cure are among the diverse range of 142 audiobooks contending for the 2013 Audie Awards® in 28 categories, which the Audio Publishers Association (APA) announced February 19. “It is always [...]
Tantorious is a semi-monthly podcast series featuring interviews with well-known authors, hosted by Allan Hoving and presented by Tantor Audio. Thomas Perry is the author of many critically acclaimed novels, including the Edgar Award-winning The Butcher’s Boy and its sequel, Sleeping Dogs; the seven-volume Jane Whitefield series; and the national bestsellers Death Benefits and Pursuit. His new [...]
Bestselling author Jonny Bowden is a nationally recognized expert on weight loss, nutrition, and health. He is a board-certified nutritionist with a master’s degree in psychology. His new book, The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Your Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease – And the Statin-Free Plan That Will, written with Dr. Stephen Sinatra, reveals the real culprits of the disease and gives listeners expert advice for effectively preventing, managing, and reversing heart disease. Tantorious is a semi-monthly podcast series featuring interviews with well-known authors, hosted by Allan Hoving and presented by Tantor Audio.
Experience the brilliance of audiobook narrator Simon Prebble in his own voice, listen-alikes, listen-arounds, and listen-agains. Readers’ advisory recommends Clarke’s Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell; Morgenstern’s The Night Circus; Eliot’s Middlemarch, Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities among others to get reading patrons listening.
Baker & Taylor (B&T) has announced the launch of Acoustik, a mobile platform “that allows consumers to buy and download digital audiobooks on their Apple and Android devices” using a free app powered by Findaway World, LLC. While Acoustik, which currently provides consumers access to nearly 40,000 titles from a variety of publishers, is available at select retailers, B&T will [...]