Storytel partners with ElevenLabs to provide custom AI narration, and music publishers sue Twitter for copyright violation.
UK parliament to debate dropping sales tax on audiobooks. Paper shortage threatens print publishing's supply chains.
Record Overdrive lending figures confirm non-fiction audiobook popularity. Apple launches AI narrated audiobook collection.
2021 in self-publishing saw Spotify buy Findaway, the rise of all you can eat subscription, NFTs and digital narration.
At Futurebook 2021 audiobook subscription was a big focus, with large publishers seeing it as a threat while many saw it as a boon for consumers.