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Spotify Launches Audiobooks Business With a la Carte Pricing, No Discounts for Subscribers

After spending the past few years teasing its literary ambitions and acquiring the audiobook platform Findaway for $119 million (€117 million), Spotify has formally launched its audiobooks business with an à la carte model that will allow users to purchase and download individual audiobooks. At launch, Spotify’s audiobooks catalog includes 300,000 titles from major and independent […]

Sarah Cooper Talks New Audible Original ‘Let’s Catch Up Soon’ and How to Please People (Not People-Please) in Comedy

In the last few years, Sarah Cooper’s life has completely changed. The comedian, actress and author skyrocketed to online fame thanks to her viral TikTok lip-sync impressions of former President Donald Trump — and in the process, has secured film roles, book releases, late-night hosting gigs, her own Netflix special and now her latest project, […]

Spotify to Acquire Audiobook Platform Findaway

Spotify will acquire the audiobook distribution company Findaway as the audio giant seeks to scale its catalog and creator tools in a similar fashion to its podcast offerings, the company said Thursday. Findaway has both a full-service and self-service audiobook production platform for authors, narrators and publishers. The self-service option connects independent authors to narrators […]