Bill Bowder thriller goes to S&S UK amid translation rights frenzy and six-figure audio deal

Simon & Schuster UK has landed Bill Bowder's real-life thriller Freezing Order, which has also been at the centre of a flurry of translation deals and secured a six-figure audio deal.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Transworld signs McDonnell thriller amid global rights frenzy

Transworld has snapped up supernatural thriller The Stranger Times by C K McDonnell, with the novel at the centre of a six-way auction in Germany, auctions in France and Spain, and screen rights also sold.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Passenger series of guides set to land in the UK after Europa translation deal

A stylish set of travel guides with eclectic content is set to find its way into UK travellers’ suitcases after Europa Editions struck a deal with Italian independent publisher Iperborea to translate the title Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Translation Rights: Sheikh Zayed Book Award Signs Three-Language Al Muhairi Deal

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award facilitated translation deals into Italian, French, and English for Hessa Al Muhairi's children's book, 'The Dinoraf.' The post Translation Rights: Sheikh Zayed Book Award Signs Three-Language Al Muhairi Deal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Audrain’s debut thriller nets £1m in UK deal

Former Penguin Books publicity director Ashley Audrain’s debut thriller, The Push, has been snapped up in a string of record-breaking deals around the world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Paramount buys film rights to McKinty's The Chain in seven-figure deal

Paramount Pictures has bought film rights to Adrian McKinty’s upcoming thriller The Chain (Orion) in a seven-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Oneworld strikes 'substantial' six-figure deal for more Dean thrillers

Oneworld's literary crime imprint Point Blank has acquired three more titles in Will Dean's Tuva Moodyson series for six-figures in a "substantial" deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HC pre-empts thriller Possession in six-figure deal

HarperCollins has pre-empted a two book deal for Possession, a psychological thriller by J L Butler, for six figures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sphere signs debut thriller writer in six-figure deal

Sphere Fiction has acquired two psychological thrillers from debut author Laura Marshall in a six-figure pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Two pre-LBF deals top £1m in rights frenzy

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 11/03/2011 - 10:11 Agents have claimed two big-money deals worth £500,000 each, which could mark a return to confidence in the rights market in the crucial weeks ahead of next month's London Book Fair. Simon & Schuster publishing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK rights for banned YA book still available after US rights sold

UK rights for Ted Dawe’s divisive award-winning YA novel, Into the River, are still available, Penguin Random House NZ has confirmed, after US and Canadian rights were sold to independent American publisher Polis Books. Polis Books also acquired the rights to Dawe’s earlier novel Thunder Road... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ulverscroft acquires audio rights to Captain Tom's autobiography

Ulverscroft has acquired the large print, audio and download rights to Captain Tom Moore’s autobiography, Tomorrow Will Be a Good Day.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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MCB scoops new Winston from Smith and signs screen rights deal

Macmillan Children’s Books has scooped a second Christmas "Winston" title from Alex T Smith and signed a deal for screen rights. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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ILP acquires 12 literary estates in eight-figure deal

International Literary Properties has acquired 12 literary estates from Peters, Fraser + Dunlop, including those of Evelyn Waugh and Georges Simenon, in an eight-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pan Macmillan lands Hannah novel in six-figure deal

Pan Macmillan has landed Kristin Hannah's new novel in a six-figure deal ahead of the Netflix series of her book Firefly Lane (Pan). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK National Newspaper Print Sales Plunge Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Print sales for the UK’s biggest national newspapers slumped by as much as 39% last month, as the coronavirus lockdown Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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UK national newspaper print sales plunge amid coronavirus lockdown

Some titles fall up to 39% as publishers grapple with selling copies with shops shut and transport hubs closedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePrint sales for the UK’s biggest national newspapers slumped by as much as 39% last month, as the coronavirus lockdown shut... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Amid ‘the ‘Low-Level Hum of Panic,’ the UK’s Young Writer Award Names Its Jury

One juror for the 2020 Young Writer of the Year award says she hopes 'we won’t see a rash of virus or pandemic stories.' The post Amid ‘the ‘Low-Level Hum of Panic,’ the UK’s Young Writer Award Names Its Jury appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Stanley Johnson lands book deal to republish virus thriller

The Virus, first published in 1982, will be reissued this summer after the PM’s father shrugged off accusations of cashing in on the coronavirus crisisA long out-of-print novel about a deadly virus by Stanley Johnson, the father of UK prime minister Boris Johnson, is to be reissued this summer,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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