Angry Robot signs Matthew De Abaitua

Angry Robot has signed a two books from Arthur C Clarke-nominated author Matthew De Abaitua. The publisher bought world English rights in a deal wit Sarah Such of Sarah Such Literary Agency. The first book, If Then, is a novel in two parts, covering both the First World War and an English town in the near-future, where an economic collapse has left people under the control of an algorithm known as The Process. It will be published in September 2015. The second book, The Destructives, is described as "Mad Men" in space, and will follow in 2016. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Murdoch Books signs Olivia Newton-John cookbook

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 21/07/2011 - 09:00 Murdoch Books has bought a healthy living cookbook from "Grease" star Olivia Newton-John. Managing director Christine Jones bought US, UK, Australian and New Zealand rights from Louise Georgeson. LivWise will be published in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Blake signs Murdoch book

Written By: Neill Denny Publication Date: Thu, 21/07/2011 - 08:45 John Blake has signed a book by a journalist-turned-lawyer on the Rupert Murdoch story, for publication next February. Called The Rise and Fall of the Murdoch Empire the book will be written by John Lisners, who worked for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Call for more indies to sign up for IBW

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 27/06/2011 - 08:37 A London indie has called for more retailers to sign up to Independent Booksellers Week next year to help increase publicity for the event. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon.com signs deal for McBain backlist

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 22/06/2011 - 15:24 Amazon Publishing has bought almost 50 titles from crime author Ed McBain. The retailer's Thomas & Mercer crime imprint will publish 35 titles in his 87th Precinct series in print, digital and audio in autumn 2011. It will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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British Library signs partnership deal with Google

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Mon, 20/06/2011 - 09:43 The British Library has signed a deal with Google, which will see one of the largest collections of books and pamphlets in the world made available and searchable online for the first time. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Avon signs exclusive arrangement with Sainsbury's over three titles

Written By: Lisa Campbel Publication Date: Wed, 15/06/2011 - 08:55 Avon has announced a three-book exclusive deal with Sainsbury's starting from next month. Trisha Ashley's novel Sowing Secrets and Beverly Barton's Amnesia will sell exclusively in Sainsbury's physical and online stores from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Price to attempt book signing world record

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 15/06/2011 - 14:03 Random House author Katie Price is to attempt to break the Guinness World Records title for the largest book signing by a single author. Price's attempt will take place at the O2 Academy, Leeds, at 11 a.m. on 27th July,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HC signs Transformers and Conrad deals

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Rural débuts signed by Headline and Fourth Estate

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 03/06/2011 - 10:06 Fourth Estate and Headline signed débuts this week, buying books set in rural Ireland and Wales respectively. Headline senior commissioning editor Leah Woodburn won a five-way auction for a novel about a dysfunctional but... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin signs up Walliams memoir

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HC signs more from Walliams

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Only 20% of US indies signed up to Google Editions

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Only 20% of US indies sign up to Google Editions

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Publishers losing the battle against Angry Birds

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Random UK signs to agency model

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Faber signs Ken Livingstone memoir

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