Amazon buys rights to Bond novels

Amazon announced that it has purchased the North American rights to Ian Fleming's James Bond books. James Bond, of course, is the debonair British superspy 007, played on film by a number of actors, including Sean Connery (above). Under the agreement, Amazon will retain republication rights for 10 years,  to both the print books, which have sold 100 million copies worldwide, and the ebooks, which have not. Yet. Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2012-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Warner Bros TV has acquired TV rights to Diane Cook's Booker-longlisted novel The New Wilderness, published this week by Oneworld.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amy Poehler buys film rights to Hodder's feminist YA novel

Hodder Children’s Books, part of the Hachette Children’s Group, has acquired Moxie, a "timely and empowering" feminist YA novel from US author Jennifer Mathieu. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Naxos Audiobooks buys rights to Larkin novels

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Right-Sizing—And Right-Buying: What’s Working At Indies

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Sony buys film rights to Kwan's Sex and Vanity

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