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News stories from the book world in May 2007

May 2007

Downloads lead the audio revolution

28 May 2007

Audiobooks are finding a new market amongst the iPod generation. Last week News Review looked at recent developments in audio, including rental, but it is downloads which offer the biggest growth opportunities.  Read more

Audiobooks – decline or comeback?

21 May 2007

The audio market is at last becoming sexy as it moves towards the new world of downloadable sound.   Read more

Romance reinvented for new readers

14 May 2007

The romance genre has traditionally been rather looked down on by the publishing industry and thought to have an ageing market, but there are signs that it is rapidly reinventing itself for the Internet world.  Read more

Good business at London and Bologna book fairs

7 May 2007

The frenzy of book fairs has subsided after many publishers had to work their way through the London Book Fair and Bologna with only a five-day break between the two.  Read more