Bluebird signs title on emotional success

Pan Macmillan’s Bluebird Books has pre-empted rights to Emotional Success: Harnessing the Power of Gratitude, Compassion, Pride and Guilt by psychology professor and Yale PhD, David De Steno. Bluebird’s Carole Tonkinson acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein, acting on behalf of James Levine at Levine Greenberg Rostan Literary Agency. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Forbes Officially Signs On to Flipboard

Forbes has signed on to Flipboard, the “social mag app” for the iPad that is beginning to get the stamp of approval from publishers (the Oprah Winfrey Network and Oprah.com just signed on to be official partners with Flipboard on April 14). Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sandra Boynton Demonstrates App, Signs Books--and a Few Nooks

Monday night’s Sandra Boynton book event at the Barnes & Noble on Manhattan’s Upper East Side looked like a pretty normal book signing--normal for Boynton, the bestselling children’s book author, anyway. Toddlers and slightly older kids, some dressed in pajamas, crammed into the event space,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MoM rushes first Royal Wedding title

Publication Date: Tue, 03/05/2011 - 15:15 Michael O'Mara has rushed out the first Royal Wedding title, which went on sale yesterday (2nd May), three days after the nuptials. Written by the author of Diana: Her True Story, Andrew Morton, William & Catherine: Their Lives, Their Wedding went... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber signs Ken Livingstone memoir

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 08:20 Faber has signed up the memoirs of the former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone, for a rumoured £90,000, according to an article in the Evening Standard. The newspaper reports that the autobiograpy is to be published in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin to publish slow news title

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 08:00 Viking has been scanning the local papers and choosing the most eyebrow-raising headlines—often for all the wrong reasons—in a tribute to the quirky world of slow news days. Whitstable Mum in Custard Shortage . . And... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hodder acquires "Calmer, Easier, Happier" parenting title

Written By: Jenny Roper Publication Date: Tue, 26/04/2011 - 15:00 Hodder & Stoughton has bought world rights to two parenting guides by Nöel Janis-Norton, an advisor to actress Helena Bonham Carter. The first title Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting will be published in spring 2012 and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S signs deal for Smurfs tie-in

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 18/04/2011 - 15:13 Simon & Schuster Children's Books has signed a deal to publish tie-in titles to the forthcoming Smurfs movie. Publishing director Ingrid Selberg bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Australia, New Zealand and Canada... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Would You Sign My Kindle? [Voices]

Sitting at a table in a Barnes & Noble in St. Petersburg, Fla., T. J. Waters was signing copies of his book “Hyperformance” when a fan standing in line with the eBook version walked up and said, “It’s too bad you can’t sign my Kindle.” Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beautiful Books signs Real Man cookbooks

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 08:00 Beautiful Books has signed exclusive world rights at London Book Fair with The Real Man Pizza Company to produce a series of cookbooks. The deal was signed between managing director Simon Petherick and Real Man m.d. Tom... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ebury acquires M&C Saatchi title

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 08:00 Ebury Illustrated has acquired world rights to M&C Saatchi's book Brutal Simplicity of Thought, which aims to "change the way you see everything". read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Two Atlantic titles make Independent shortlist

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 14:00 Two titles from Atlantic feature on the "compelling" 2011 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize shortlist, revealed today (11th April) at London Book Fair. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bloomberg Signs Up For Apple Subscriptions [MediaMemo]

Bloomberg Businessweek's new app gives Apple the terms it wants -- and gives subscribers a reasonably-priced magazine. Imagine that. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Orion signs Colin Montgomerie memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 17:26 Orion has signed a memoir by golfer and Ryder Cup-winning captain Colin Montgomerie for publication this autumn. Publisher Alan Samson bought world rights to Monty from Guy Kinnings and Sarah Wooldridge at IMG. The book will be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HC signs two more from Candace Bushnell

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 13:52 HarperCollins has signed a two-book deal with Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell for her series The Carrie Diaries. The deal was negotiated by Alessandra Balzer, vice-president and co-publisher of the Blazer and Bray... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pan Mac acquires new title from Susanna Jones

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Faber scoops second title from Trask prize-winner

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 08/04/2011 - 10:47 Faber has acquired the latest novel from British author Peter Hobbs, whose début scooped a Betty Trask Prize. Editorial director Lee Brackstone bought world English language rights to In The Orchard, The Swallows through... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wallpaper becomes IPC's first monthly iPad title

IPC Media, the UK's biggest magazine publisher, is launching its first dedicated monthly iPad app this summer, for its design magazine Wallpaper. Continue reading at Media Week

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Tindal Street signs festival find

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Tindal Street Press acquires Ryan Giggs title

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Transworld to publish scratch and sniff title

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