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Redundancies announced in AudioGo administration 

4 November 2013

In the UK, 57 employees have been made redundant at audiobook publisher and retailer AudioGO after the company was placed into administration at the end of October, reports the Bookseller....

Shelf talk: Listen up 

13 December 2012

Bolinda’s forthcoming audiobook releases include, in nonfiction, The Great Race by David Hill (read by Paul English, February), a thrilling historical account of the race between the English and the...

Turning up the volume: Innovation at Bolinda 

13 December 2012

It’s a small and often overlooked part of the book market, but audiobooks are showing no signs of decline. Andrew Wrathall spoke to Bolinda CEO Rebecca Herrmann about the company’s...

Vision Australia audiobooks now available through Wavesound 

23 October 2012

Audiobook titles previously published by Vision Australia are now available to Australian public libraries through audiobook publisher and distributor Wavesound. A spokesperson for Vision Australia told Bookseller+Publisher that Vision Australia...

Canongate, Faber to co-publish audiobooks 

29 May 2012

UK publishers Canongate and Faber will launch an audiobook co-publishing venture later this year, reports the Bookseller. Under the arrangement, Canongate will handle the sales and production of the audio...

Bolinda opens New Zealand office 

28 February 2012

Australia-based audiobook publisher Bolinda Publishing has established an office in Auckland, New Zealand. Bolinda co-CEO Rebecca Hermann told the Weekly Book Newsletter that two full-time local staff, sales executives Ed...

Bolinda Audio partners with ABC Commercial 

5 October 2010

Audiobook publisher Bolinda has announced it will join forces with ABC Commercial to produce a new range of Australian audiobook titles. The partnership, announced last Friday, will see the reproduction...

Herrmanns acquire Bolinda Audio 

27 October 2009

Phil Walshe, who founded the audiobook company Bolinda Publishing some 30 years ago, has sold the business to his daughter Rebecca and her husband Jan Herrmann. ‘[We] have acquired Bolinda...

In brief 

6 October 2009

iMinds launches ‘MindTracks'New Australian audio publisher iMinds has launched a collection of short nonfiction general knowledge ‘tracks' that can be purchased and downloaded through iTunes or the US audiobook website...

‘Exceptionally strong’ year for Simon & Schuster 

3 March 2008

Total international revenue for Simon & Schuster increased 10% to US$886.1 million (A$943.4 million) in 2007, with operating income up 29% to US$88.1 million (A$93.8 million). The ‘exceptionally strong' results...

Bolinda title on Audies shortlist 

12 February 2008

Bolinda's audiobook of Ogre in a Toga, written and narrated by Geoffrey McSkimming, has made the shortlist for the 2008 Audies awards.Ogre in a Toga is nominated in the children's--up...

ASA warns on digital rights 

20 November 2007

The Australian Society of Authors (ASA) has expressed ‘serious concerns' over rights and contractual issues caused by the increasing delivery of digitised content.The ASA's concerns have been prompted by developments...