#world rights

Publishing news tagged with #world rights


Mirror Books to publish Martin and Shirlie Kemp's love story

Mirror Books has acquired Martin and Shirlie Kemp's joint autobiography in a world rights deal to publish this October. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 20:52:39 UTC ]
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'It's a real battle': African authors fight for publishing independence

Francophone African books are still very often published by French imprints, which can make them hard to get at home. But there is a growing push for changeWhen Cameroonian author Daniel Alain Nsegbe first saw his debut novel for sale in his home city of Douala, the price was so high “you would... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-14 09:59:14 UTC ]
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Egmont buys Matt Lucas picture book, as NHS support initiatives multiply

Egmont has snapped up world rights to a picture book of Matt Lucas' coronavirus version of his charity comedy single, "Thank You, Baked Potato", with proceeds for the book going to his #FeedNHS campaign.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 11:15:05 UTC ]
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Seven Dials lands Vinnie Jones' memoir of love and loss

Seven Dials has won world rights at auction to Lost Without You, a book from the footballer turned actor Vinnie Jones about coping with the loss of his wife, Tanya, after her six-year battle with cancer.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 12:09:30 UTC ]
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Wildfire cuts 'major' world rights deal for The Persians

Wildfire has acquired an authoratative and accessible narrative history, The Persians, by Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones in a "major" deal.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-13 12:24:56 UTC ]
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Walker does nine-book deal with Smriti Halls

Walker Books has bought world rights to nine picture books by author Smriti Halls, in a deal with Jodie Hodges at United Agents. The first book, Welcome to Your World, described as “a stunning celebration of new life and our precious natural world”, will be published simultaneously in March... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 21:28:42 UTC ]
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MCB buys festive trio from Alex T Smith

Macmillan Children’s Books has bought three full-colour gift titles written and illustrated by Alex T Smith. Editorial director Gaby Morgan bought world rights in all languages from Alison Eldred at Arena Illustration. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 21:23:43 UTC ]
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HC to publish Adventures of Paddington TV tie-ins

HarperCollins Children’s Books has secured world rights to publish the tie-in books for "The Adventures of Paddington", a new Nickelodeon television series launching globally in 2020. The animated pre-school series comprises 26 episodes and features the voice of Ben Whishaw as Paddington in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-08 20:24:37 UTC ]
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Doubleday signs debut author Anna Bailey in 'major' pre-empt

Doubleday has signed a "major" pre-emptive deal for world rights in two books from Anna Bailey with the first offers already in from France and Italy. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 15:35:31 UTC ]
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Tiger Woods to publish memoir globally with HarperCollins

HarperCollins has landed world rights to golf legend Tiger Wood’s first ever memoir, entitled Back, promising the "definitive" story of his career, fall and comeback. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 21:07:47 UTC ]
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Headline Review pre-empts 'remarkable' Druart debut as international offers flood in

​Headline Review has pre-empted world rights to the debut novel from Ruth Druart, with 11 international rights deals following for the "remarkable read". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 05:26:17 UTC ]
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Doubleday pre-empts Faber Academy graduate Ericka Waller’s debut

Doubleday has pre-empted Faber Academy graduate Ericka Waller’s debut novel, Dog Days, about the solace of canine companions “when times are hard”.   Kirsty Dunseath, publishing director of Doubleday Fiction, bought world rights in all languages for two titles from Katie Greenstreet at C&W.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 12:33:37 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 07:34:18 UTC ]
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PRH Children’s acquires Vincent’s Fairy Tales for Millennials

Penguin Random House UK Children’s has bought world rights to 12 fairy tale retellings by Bruno Vincent, author of the Enid Blyton for Grown-ups series. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-05 19:08:41 UTC ]
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Canongate snaps up world rights to Hall's new book

Canongate will publish Stephen Hall's new book, Maxwell's Demon, in February 2020, with a six-figure pre-empt in the US. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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INDONESIA FOCUS: Q+A Laksmi Pamuntjak

Indonesia is the country of focus at the London Book Fair this year and recently at Frankfurt - to what extent do you think Indonesian literature is finally having it's moment in the spotlight? I cannot say for certain what these one-off ‘spotlights’ on Indonesian literature would mean for... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-02-08 10:06:53 UTC ]
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YouTuber’s parents' activity book goes to Seven Dials

Orion imprint Seven Dials has acquired the world rights to social media star Rebecca Meldrum’s first book.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier’s Auschwitz ink tale makes its mark

Publishers across Europe have pre-empted translation rights to The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris from Bonnier Zafffre, which has world rights. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH scoops book deal with Obamas

Penguin Random House has scooped the world rights to publish former US president Barack Obama's book along with a title from his wife Michelle, in a deal reported to have topped $65m (£52.5m). Barack and Michelle are writing separate books, but brokered the deal together through literary agent... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children’s pre-empts world rights in Zurcher debut

Penguin Random House Children’s has pre-empted the world rights to Twelve Nights, the debut children’s book by Andrew Zurcher, director of studies in English at Queen’s College Cambridge. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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