Spotify’s recent acquisition of Findaway gives authors, particularly those who publish independently, the potential to reach a greater audience for their audiobooks. As of now, Spotify has indicated that it will focus on à la carte audiobook sales as opposed to an exclusive subscription model, as it uses for music and podcasts.
You might think that the discrimination that is rife in the traditional publishing world would be reflected in the fact that readers are simply more interested in books by white, male authors. But a new study published in PLOS One suggests that’s not the case.
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