Blumhouse bags screen deal for Black Widows

Blumhouse Screen Productions has option optioned film and TV rights to Catherine Quinn’s Black Widows (Orion, 2020) for a "significant five-figure" sum. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 17:45:38 UTC ]
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Big Houses Stay In the Black

Half way through 2011, at least four of the major trade publishers continue to find ways to profitably publish despite the challenges posed by the digital transition and the collapse of Borders. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury cooks up deal with Absolute Press

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 01/09/2011 - 08:54 Bloomsbury has acquired independent food list Absolute Press, set up by publisher Jon Croft in 1979. Absolute Press specialises in high-end cookery titles, publishing Keith Floyd's first title in 1981. Its titles include... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French authors cautious on latest Google deal

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Wed, 31/08/2011 - 15:01 French authors have given a cautious welcome to last week’s agreement for Google to scan out-of-print or unavailable copyrighted books published by the La Martinière group. Although applauding the US giant’s wish to respect... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Reaches Deal With 2nd French Publisher

La Martinière will split revenue with the U.S. Internet company from digital sales of out-of-print, copyright-protected works. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Soli and Spurling win James Tait Black Prizes

Publication Date: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 20:23 Debut novelist Tatjani Soli and theatre critic Hilary Spurling have been awarded the James Tait Black Prizes, Britain’s oldest literary awards. Soli’s The Lotus Eaters (HarperPress) was awarded the £10,000 fiction prize at the Edinburgh International... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reader’s Digest Reaches Sub Deal with Apple

The digital edition of Reader’s Digest is now available for purchase through the App Store, the publisher announced today. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Creed C. Black, Newspaper Executive, Dies at 86

As publisher of The Lexington Herald-Leader, Creed Black supported an investigation of the University of Kentucky basketball team that led to the first Pulitzer Prize for the paper. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SGC Horizon Strikes B-to-B E-Commerce Deal With Bizy LLC

SGC Horizon, owner of HousingZone, an online portal for home builders, remodelers and contractors, has teamed with Bizy LLC, operator of co-branded vertical industry deal sites, to launch HousingZone Deals, a site that will offer weekly discounts on building products such as doors, windows,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sainsbury's signs exclusive deal to sell Joan Collins book

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 15/08/2011 - 15:45 Sainsbury’s has signed an exclusive deal with independent publisher Constable & Robinson to sell Joan Collins’ new book. Publishing director at C&R Andreas Campomar said the company hoped to reach a wider audience for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SEC Files Insider Trading Charges in Disney-Marvel Deal

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a California man with insider trading in the run-up to the 2009 Disney-Marvel deal. The SEC says Toby G. Scammell took advantage of his girlfriend, an "extern" working at Disney's corporate strategy department, to learn about the company's $4... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brookes brokers romantic two-book deal

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 12/08/2011 - 10:54 Pan Macmillan has acquired two novels by Diane Allen, general manager of Magna Large Print books. Publishing director Wayne Brookes acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to For the Sake of Her Children and one other novel... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Cache: After Much Ado, a Google Book Deal in France

Could the Internet giant's deal with Hachette Livre clear a path for a deal to settle longstanding litigation in the United States? Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Livre signs deal with Google

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Tue, 02/08/2011 - 12:25 The agreement for Google to scan out-of-print French language books for Hachette Livre has been signed, two months later than scheduled. The five-year agreement should have been finalised six months after the memorandum of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookseller Group to oppose Amazon/TBD deal

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 19/07/2011 - 09:15 The Bookseller has added its voice to calls for Amazon's acquisition of The Book Depository (TBD) to be referred to the Competition Commission. The Office of Fair Trading's deadline for submissions about the merger ended at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst-Owned Magazines Launching Daily Deals With Group Commerce

Hearst-owned magazines is treading on to Groupon's territory with the launch of group-buying discounts, starting off with Road & Track and Car and Driver. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Solzhenitsyn stories head rights deals

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 15/07/2011 - 10:29 A new collection of stories from the late Nobel Prize-winning author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; a début by a former Macmillan, Penguin and Hachette marketer; and Richard Ford’s new novel were among the rights deals signed this... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Assange Canongate deal "fallen through"

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 07/07/2011 - 08:55 Canongate's near million-pound book deal for the memoirs of Wikileaks-founder Julian Assange is now in doubt, according to reports in the Guardian today. The deal was signed in December, with Canongate buying world... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gollancz deal to put Encyclopedia of Science Fiction online

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 09:19 The third edition of the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction is to be released online later this year by ESF Ltd, a new company set up by the contributors to the book, in association with Orion imprint Victor Gollancz. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OFT set to probe Book Depository deal

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 05/07/2011 - 11:26 The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has announced it is to investigate Amazon’s acquisition of The Book Depository. The official body has issued an “invitation to comment” notice asking for written representations about “any... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder: Conrad Black, Still in Prison, Finds Publisher for Memoir

The former newspaper baron, serving out a sentence for fraud and obstruction, will publish "A Matter of Principle" in the fall. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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