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Question of the Day:

If people who read books on paper are called bookworms, then are people who
listen to cassette books called tapeworms?

 

Listen Up!

 

Audio books are considered to be the fastest-growing segment in the publishing industry, growing 75 percent since 1995 and representing $2 billion in annual sales, according to the Audio Publishers Association (APA).

 

An Audio Book Enthusiasts Primer or

 

Audio Books for the Curious...

 

I think it would be nearly impossible to address every situation and every nuance that is involved with buying and selling audiobooks. The hundreds of producers and distributors are as different as any two human beings. That being said we can definitely make some generalizations, categorize some of the different types, and discuss their similarities as well as differences.

 

The opinions following are my own, based on my 5+ years of listening, buying, selling and oftentimes simply just enjoying audiobooks. I don't profess to be an expert on every producer, author or narrator, but there are areas I know more about than others. That being said I feel pretty confident that the information contained in these articles is a good basis on which to try to understand the art form that I live out every day - dealing in the audiobooks trade!

 

 

Apples and Oranges - Version control

 

Going to different lengths: Unabridged Vs. Lightly Abridged Vs. Abridged

 

A reader by any other name...

 

It's all about condition. What the heck is Ex-Libris?

 

What is it REALLY worth?

 

Playing the auction game, or it's an eBay world.

 

Finding that Needle in the Haystack.

 

Here are a few of my favorite things...

 

Tying it all together.

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