DHH Agency celebrates decade in business with expansion and major deals

The DHH Literary Agency is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month with an expansion accompanied by a string of major debut writer deals signed through lockdown Zoom sessions. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-21 13:29:00 UTC ]
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Comixology Originals will partner with Best Jackett Press, the publishing company of acclaimed comics writer Scott Snyder, in an exclusive multi-title publishing deal, which features eight original titles written by Snyder. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Kodansha Inks Major Distribution Deal with LibraryPass

In a huge boost to manga fans, more than 200 titles are available now in Comics Plus, with more to be added to the collection over the summer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier snaps up Josh Widdicombe's '90s memoir in 'major deal'

Bonnier Books UK has bought comedian Josh Widdicombe’s first book, billed as part-childhood memoir, part-comic history of 1990s television and culture. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-07 23:03:11 UTC ]
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What can ‘The Age of Decadence’ teach us about today? A great deal.

Simon Heffer’s encyclopedic book about Victorian and Edwardian England offers a fascinating perspective on the present. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-05 06:00:00 UTC ]
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Paul O'Grady signs 'major' children's book deal with HarperCollins

TV presenter and author Paul O'Grady has signed a “major” multi-book deal with HarperCollins for his debut children’s novel, Eddie Albert and the Amazing Animal Gang, the first in a planned series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-17 19:53:37 UTC ]
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Raven acquires two in 'major' debut deal

Alison Hennessey, publishing director of Bloomsbury Publishing's Raven Books, has sealed a two-book deal after a "passionately fought" auction for The Leviathan and The Puzzle Wood by debut author Helen-Rose (Rosie) Andrews. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 12:42:55 UTC ]
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Liverpool Literary Agency signs first deal

The newly launched Liverpool Literary Agency has signed its first deal, signing Jack Byrne with Northodox Press, a publisher "catering to readers of crime fiction with the authentic voice of northern England".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 13:52:09 UTC ]
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What’s the deal with this celebrity book club company?

Harnessing the power of extremely famous people to sell books is nothing new, but what about combining the influence of multiple famous people—from billionaire “philanthropist” Richard Branson to beloved journalist/Twitter lush Susan Orlean—to sell books combined with the vaporous concept of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-19 14:44:04 UTC ]
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Microsoft’s TikTok deal: bargain of the decade or a $50bn blunder?

Jury is out on whether video-sharing site could make Microsoft a social media giantAs the clock ticks on Microsoft’s fast-track talks to buy TikTok the jury is out on whether it marks a unique opportunity to become a global social media giant overnight, or a $50bn (£38bn) geopolitically fuelled... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-10 14:21:38 UTC ]
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A Bookstore Turned “Travel Agency”; Chewy Celebrates Very Good Pets: Friday’s First Things First

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[ AdWeek | 2020-05-01 10:45:39 UTC ]
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Wildfire cuts 'major' world rights deal for The Persians

Wildfire has acquired an authoratative and accessible narrative history, The Persians, by Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones in a "major" deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-13 12:24:56 UTC ]
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British Book Awards Celebrates Three Decades: The ’30 From 30′ Longlist

To toast its 30th anniversary, the 'Nibbies' ceremony on May 18 will name a 'best of the best' winner with the lucky author onstage. The post British Book Awards Celebrates Three Decades: The ’30 From 30′ Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-14 17:24:27 UTC ]
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Ford and Major sign two-book deals with Thomas & Mercer

Martyn Ford and C D Major have both signed with Thomas & Mercer, marking the Amazon imprint's first-ever deals with the Darley Anderson Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-06 22:07:35 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 07:34:18 UTC ]
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No-deal Brexit could put indies out of business, says Galley Beggar

Indie press Galley Beggar has warned of the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on publishing after learning of "crazy" government requirements on distribution, saying it could put smaller publishers out of business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 11:58:39 UTC ]
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Mairi Kidd celebrates inspirational Scots with Black & White deal

Black & White Publishing has acquired two books about inspirational people from Scotland by Mairi Kidd, head of literature, languages and publishing at Creative Scotland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-15 23:10:10 UTC ]
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BookBeat launches in 24 countries in major European expansion

Audiobook streaming service BookBeat has launched in 24 new European markets, making the service available in 28 countries overall.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-24 12:31:26 UTC ]
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Boston Athenaeum Announces Major Expansion

The Boston Athenaeum has announced major expansion plans that will add nearly 20,000 sq. ft. to the historic independent library. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hearst Mags Reveals Major Editorial and Business-Side Changes | People on the Move

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