According to the American Bookstore, Bonniers and Storytel not agree on the compensation Storytel shall pay to the publisher to get the offer Bonniers e-books in their ljudbokstjänst. Camilla läckberg's new ”A cage of gold”, from april 11th to be at Bookbeat and Nextory, but not with Storytel. All of Bonnier's new titles stopped at Storytel.
" Right now, we are at Bonnierförlagen not agree with Storytel on whether remuneration levels forward or how we will work together with our titles. That the dealer is actively working with our books is a prerequisite for cooperation, and at present the Storytel not do this. Therefore, we release new titles to them until further notice, " says Sara Börsvik to the Swedish Bookstore.
criticism from other publishers in order to benefit the Bonniers by a guldkantat agreement, in which the Bonniers have been twice as much charge per audiobook as other publishers. How the agreements have been designed is something that both Storytel and Bonnierförlagen has been reticent about, but anonymous sources have indicated that Bonnierförlagen has received $ 40 in compensation per listened book while other publishers received 20 crowns.
What levels of compensation, which the companies now argue about is not known, but Storytel mean that Bonnier asking for too much.
– The Bonnier right now requires is to Storytel will lose money on each listening on Bonnier's new titles. A bit simplified you can say that they want to have a cream and Storytel and our customers, and other publishers will take up the bill, " says Dan Panas, communications and public relations manager at Storytel, to the Swedish Bookstore.
the publisher is Norstedts of 152 million.