‘A German Life’ Memoir Finds Strong International Rights Interest

A memoir from the Nazi era, ‘A German Life’ has been bolstered by the documentary film on its subject, the late Brunhilde Pomsel. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Publishers’ Journalistic Obligation’ t’s a very fast takeoff in international sales for the April publication of Brunhilde Pomsel’s book, written with Thore D. Hansen, A German Life: What the Story of Goebbels’ ... The post ‘A German Life’ Memoir Finds Strong International Rights Interest appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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‘It would be all right’: Novelist Susanna Moore finds solace in a sometimes troubling life story

In the memoir “Miss Aluminum,” the writer and former script reader for Jack Nicholson shares a #MeToo moment, and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Canada’s Kids Can Press Finds Rights Interest in Timely Titles at Frankfurt

Toronto-based Kids Can Press reports strong international interest at Frankfurter Buchmesse for the publisher's issue-driven list of upcoming titles. The post Canada’s Kids Can Press Finds Rights Interest in Timely Titles at Frankfurt appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Trump Books Travel, but German Rights Directors Say Interest Rarely Runs Both Ways

The growing list of political Trump books published in the States this season are seeing strong foreign rights sales into Europe. The post Trump Books Travel, but German Rights Directors Say Interest Rarely Runs Both Ways appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Martin Amis’s Holocaust novel The Zone of Interest finds German publisher

Having been turned down by his long-standing publisher Hanser Verlag, dark comedy finds home with Kein and AberMartin Amis’s latest novel, The Zone of Interest, has finally found a German-language home six months after it was turned down by his long-standing German publishing house, thought by... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Rights Roundup: Eight Titles To Watch in Springtime International Rights Trades

With biography, autobiography, children's literature, new Nordic noir, literary fiction, and a mystery that rides with the Tour de France, we look at several interesting sales stories and rights action the authors of which include a Syrian concert pianist. The post Rights Roundup: Eight Titles... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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RIGHTS EDITION: International Books Headed to London Book Fair’s Rights Center

From Italy, Brazil, Iraq, Switzerland, Spain, Turkey, Germany, the UK, and more, agents and publishers are lining up their offers for #LBF17. The post RIGHTS EDITION: International Books Headed to London Book Fair’s Rights Center appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Best Life Magazine Finds a Second Life as a Digital Brand

From Metropolitan Home to Newsweek, we've seen a number of shuttered magazine titles revived (at least in some form) over the past couple of years. Now Best Life, the luxury men's service magazine, is getting a second life online—and with its original launch editor at the helm, no less. Best... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Poet and comedian Derrick C. Brown finds the bright spots in quarantine life

For National Poetry Month, Brown launched “Goodnight America,” a weekly series of live performances on Zoom that combine poetry, comedy and lullabies. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Ukraine Opens New Rights Support Grants for International Publishers

Having caught its stride in 2019, Ukraine's book market now is weathering the pandemic—and opening a new translation grant for rights buyers. The post Ukraine Opens New Rights Support Grants for International Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Woody Allen’s Memoir Finds New Publisher Who Hails Him as “Respected Artist”

A postscript added to Apropos of Nothing mocks Hachette Book Group for not publishing it. Continue reading at Slate

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Woody Allen Releases Memoir After Quietly Finding New Publisher

The director and accused child sexual abuser's memoir had been dropped by its previous publisher after widespread backlash. Continue reading at HuffPost

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An Attentive Memoir of Life in Parma

The value of “writing a life” that Wallis Wilde-Menozzi undertook a quarter century ago is now the model to express our times. Continue reading at The Paris Review

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Scott Turow Finds the Thrilling Life, in Court and in Books

In the author's latest legal thriller, an aging lawyer angles for one more win before retirement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jurij Koch’s Sorbian Memoir of Life Before, During, and After the GDR, by John K. Cox

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Mitch Albom Reads From His New Memoir Finding Chika

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Adlington’s Dressmakers of Auschwitz won by Hodder amid international rights frenzy

Hodder & Stoughton has won costume historian and novelist Lucy Adlington’s narrative history The Dressmakers of Auschwitz in a five-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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International Rights Forum

Discover the opportunities in buying and selling rights in Sharjah and the wider Arab Market at this free half-day seminar on Thursday 5 December 2019. The day, which forms part of The London Book Fair Market Focus Professional Programme will feature a fantastic line-up of speakers looking at... Continue reading at British Council global

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'Strong' UK interest as Patricia Highsmith's diaries up for sale

Several UK publishers have their eyes on the UK rights to novelist Patricia Highsmith’s extensive diaries, which will for the first time tell of the author’s “heart-break, difficult choices, hard-won professional triumphs and a furiously fast-paced social life”.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘The Beautiful Ones’ isn’t the memoir Prince envisioned, but it’s a moving look at the singer’s life

The book doesn’t offer a clear-eyed view of who the singer really was — he would have hated that. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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