Audible buys rights to Robyn Travis memoir

OWN IT! has sold audio rights to Prisoner to the Streets by Robyn Travis to Audible. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]

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HarperCollins buys world rights to shadowy debut

HarperCollins has snapped up world English rights to M., the "extraordinary" debut from Peng Shepherd. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins buys David Cameron memoir

HarperCollins imprint William Collins has acquired world rights to the autobiography of former prime minister David Cameron in a "hotly contested and significant deal" negotiated with literary agent Ed Victor.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael O'Mara buys memoir of TT's Dunlop

Michael O’Mara Books is publishing Road Racer: It’s In My Blood by "wild man of TT" Michael Dunlop. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Midsomer Murders' producers buy TV rights to Herring series

Television rights to L C Tyler’s comic crime series have been bought by the producers of ITV’s "Midsomer Murders". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sovereign buys film rights to Being a Beast

Sovereign Films has acquired global film rights to "extraordinary" true story Being a Beast by Charles Foster, published just this week by Profile. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac buys Oprah Winfrey memoir

Pan Macmillan has acquired Oprah Winfrey’s memoir The Life You Want, a book that uses her own story as the source of inspirational advice. Non-fiction publisher Robin Harvie bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Jennifer Rudolph Walsh at WME and will publish the memoir in January 2017,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little, Brown wins rights to Ensaf Haidar's memoir

Little, Brown has signed a book by Ensaf Haidar, the wife of imprisoned Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi. Richard Beswick won world English language rights, excluding America, in an auction to Raif Badawi, The Voice of Freedom: My Husband, Our Story from Barbara Zitwer at the Barbara J Zitwer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Naxos Audiobooks buys rights to Larkin novels

Naxos Audiobooks has acquired audiobook rights to five Larkin novels by H E Bates, including The Darling Buds of May. The company acquired an exclusive licence to the unabridged audiobook rights to the novels in a deal with Peters, Fraser and Dunlop in association with Pollinger Limited,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headey buys film rights for 'H is for Hawk'

Film rights for Helen Macdonald’s H is for Hawk (Jonathan Cape) have been acquired by actress Lena Headey, who stars in the hugely successful television series “Game of Thrones”.   The deal was brokered by Emily Hayward-Whitlock at Knight Hall Agency Ltd on behalf of Jessica Woollard at The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Myrmidon buys memoir from occupied France

Myrmidon has acquired the true story of a young British girl and her family trapped in France during the Second World War after her father is incarcerated by the Nazis. Kate Nash, director at Myrmidon, acquired world rights to the memoir, titled Nell and the Girls, direct from the author,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin buys Peanuts tie-in rights

Penguin has acquired film tie-in publishing rights for the "The Peanuts Movie", released in the UK on December 21st later this year.  Emily Campan, licensed publishing executive for Penguin Children's, acquired English language publishing rights in selected territories for the 0-7 years market... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pushkin buys world rights in US debut

Elena Lappin's Pushkin Press imprint ONE, which publishes one "exceptional" fiction or non-fiction title per season, has done its first world rights deal for a debut novel by 32-year-old American writer Ted McDermott Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Biteback buys Trierweiler's hit memoir

Biteback has signed UK and Commonwealth rights to the memoir of Valérie Trierweiler, the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MJ buys Sue Perkins memoir

Michael Joseph has acquired a memoir by Sue Perkins, comedian and co-host of “The Great... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Buys J. Lo Memoir

Penguin's Celebra imprint has taken world rights to the first book by multi-hyphenate star, Jennifer Lopez. "True Love," will be released simultaneously in English and Spanish on October 28. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S buys Johnny Rotten memoir

Simon & Schuster has signed the world rights to a new autobiography by Sex Pistols singer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins buys gang girl memoir

HarperCollins has acquired Sour, the true story of Tracey Miller, a former Brixton gang girl,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible 'offering high' in scramble for AudioGO rights

Publishers are in a scramble with Amazon-owned Audible for rights previously handled by the now-... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hirschkorn buys film rights to Paver's 'Chronicles'

Redhammer has sold film rights to Michelle Paver's Chronicles of Ancient Darkness six-strong... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate buys Rhodes memoir

Canongate has acquired a memoir by classical music star James Rhodes. The publisher signed world... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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