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Audiobooks: Why These Are Growing in Popularity, How To Listen, Recommended Books


Listening to audiobooks has seen a steady rise in recent years. We’ll learn what makes for a good listen, the process behind getting from page to recording, and where to find some great audiobooks.


Robin Whitten, editor and founder, AudioFile Magazine

Michele Cobb, executive director, Audio Publishers Association

Mark Pearson, co-founder and CEO, Libro.fm

Julia Whelan, actor, writer, narrator of over 400 audiobooks; recently named one of AudioFile’s “Golden Voices”

Phuc Tran, author of “Sigh, Gone,” based in Maine

Lily King, award-winning author; her most recent book is “Writers and Lovers”


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