Month: August 2022

New Survey Shows Readers Overwhelmingly Prefer Physical Books

A new survey among 2,400 book readers of all ages in the United States, UK, France and Germany found that people still overwhelmingly prefer physical books for their look, their feel and even their smell The study, commissioned by paper producer Stora Enso, showed 65% of respondents prefer physical books, versus 21% who prefer e-books …

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5 patriotic audio books to look out for this Independence Day

New Delhi, Aug 12 (UNI) Ever heard of patriotic audio series online? Well, on this 75th Independence Day, on the occasion of ‘Azadi ka Amritmahotsav’, why not dwell on an unforgettable experience that will not only boost our patriotic feelings but will leave a long-lasting impression? Here is a list of top audio series to …

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Baird keeps bringing dragons and his imagination through his writing

CLINTON – There be dragons in Tim Baird’s world. “I love (writing about) dragons and all things medieval and want to see the story come to life,” he said. Baird said his books are “for people who love science-fiction and fantasy, ideally adults who never bothered to grow up.” A prolific writer – he’s written …

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Contrasting iHeartMedia (NASDAQ:IHRT) & Tencent Music Entertainment Group (NYSE:TME)

Tencent Music Entertainment Group (NYSE:TME – Get Rating) and iHeartMedia (NASDAQ:IHRT – Get Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and dividends. Insider and Institutional Ownership 80.2% of iHeartMedia …

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The US government is trying to stop the merger of two of the world’s biggest publishers – but will it help authors?

When Allen Lane set out to make cheap paperbacks for commuters in the 1930s, no one imagined he was building what would become the biggest publishing house we’ve ever seen. The company he founded became Penguin Books, which in turn became Penguin Random House, following a merger in 2013. Now, in a deal first announced …

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Bookwire GmbH undergoes organizational restructuring to promote audiobooks

The Frankfurt, Germany-based Bookwire GmbH is undergoing a rejig in its operations with the sole aim of making audiobooks and podcasts the center of its business operations, Publishing Perspective reported. The company said they are according to greater emphasis on audiobooks and podcasts in view of the rising demand for the same in most parts …

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Clinics in neighboring states team up to provide abortion care : Shots

A room in a Planned Parenthood of Illinois clinic in Waukegan, where abortion providers from Wisconsin are helping to provide access to more patients from their home state now that abortion is nearly banned there. Manuel Martinez/WBEZ hide caption toggle caption Manuel Martinez/WBEZ A room in a Planned Parenthood of Illinois clinic in Waukegan, where …

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