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W. F. Howes lands audio rights to Sok-yong’s Booker-shortlisted epic

W. F. Howes, RBmedia’s UK publishing brand, has secured the audio rights to Hwang Sok-yong’s critically acclaimed novel Mater 2-10, which was recently shortlisted for the 2024 International Booker Prize.  Dubbed “a masterpiece” by the Guardian, Mater 2-10 is an epic, multi-generational tale that threads together a century of Korean history told through the lives…

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W. F. Howes to Publish Audio Edition for Long-Awaited David Nicholls Novel

W. F. Howes, RBmedia’s UK publishing brand, has acquired the audio rights for You Are Here, the forthcoming romantic novel from bestselling author David Nicholls.   Publishing on 23 April to coincide with the print launch, You Are Here will mark the sixth collaboration between Nicholls and W. F. Howes—the audio publisher for all of his work to…

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2024 Indie Book Awards Shortlist

Congratulations to Wavesound authors shortlisted for the 2024 Indie Awards! We are so proud to have 4 titles on the list across 3 categories! 2024 Fiction Shortlist The Seven by Chris Hammer 2024 Debut Fiction Shortlist Green Dot by Madeleine Gray Salt River Road by Molly Schmidt 2024 Young Adult Fiction Shortlist Stuck up and…

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W. F. Howes acquires audio rights for Andy Stanton’s adult debut

W. F. Howes, RBmedia’s UK publishing brand, has secured the audio rights for Andy Stanton’s exciting and unconventional adult debut, non-fiction title Benny the Blue Whale: A Descent into Story, Language and the Madness of ChatGPT.   Intrigued by the launch of ChatGPT, Andy Stanton—who has made a career out of writing differently—set about testing the AI…