Audiobook News, Posts, and Articles You May Have Missed (Sept/Oct 2014)

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GENERAL NEWS

SF GATE: Simon Vance headlines The Mill Valley Public Library’s new series, Fireside Reading Live, featuring audiobook narrators reading to a local audience. Go to article

PR WEB: Recorded Books donates a portion of their sales to ALS research in honor of Bob Deyan. Go to article

The RECORDED BOOKS BLOG posts pictures of the APA’s AudiobookMobile tourGo to post

INTERVIEWS & FEATURES

TEEN READS interviews producer/director May Wuthrich about her audiobook career. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

RECOMMENDATIONS & REVIEWS

In his blog AVC, Fred Wilson discusses his introduction to audiobooks, citing books by Macmillan, Penguin Random House, and Simon & SchusterGo to post

PROVIDENCE JOURNAL reviews two books with corresponding elements by Macmillan. Go to article

BOOK RIOT suggests 40 nonfiction audiobooks that comprise an informal course in Western Civilization, including books by Penguin Random House, Recorded Books, Harper Audio, Tantor, Brilliance, Macmillan, Simon & Schuster, HighBridge, and Blackstone. Go to article

A SHREVEPORT TIMES columnist recommends great road trip books, including those by Harper, Hachette, Macmillan, and Simon & Schuster. Go to article

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR recommends four audiobooks that have been adapted for film, including titles produced and performed by APA members Blackstone Audio, Penguin Random House, Brilliance, and Neil Shah. Go to article

BOOK RIOT recommends three books that “make you question your humanity,” including books from Hachette, Simon & Schuster, and Audible. Go to article

THE PROVIDENCE JOURNAL reviews two audiobooks of “deception and intrigue” brought to life by APA members Hachette, Penguin Random House, and Suzanne Toren. Go to article

JOURNAL NOW reviews books that cross the gender divide, including audiobook titles by Macmillan and Hachette. Go to article

CLEVELAND.COM reviews audiobooks by APA members Penguin Random House, HighBridge, Xe Sands, and Kirby Heyborne. Go to article