Faber makes ‘powerful’ young adult acquisition

Faber has made a further YA acquisition, with publisher Leah Thaxton buying UK and Commonwealth... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Y yes, says Faber

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 02/09/2011 - 10:41 Faber has acquired a debut novel called Y by Canadian author Majorie Celona, with the story focusing on a newborn baby dumped at the local YMCA. Editor Sarah Savitt bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Readmill Aims to Make Digital Reading Social

As ebooks become popular, there are increasing opportunities to share and personalize the digital reading experience. That's where the upcoming Readmill iPad app and social network come in. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Agenda: James Tye talks about making digital publishing profitable

James Tye, CEO at Dennis Publishing, warns against assuming all your readers want the same, and reveals how the company is monetising its digital products. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Collins goes near the Knuckle with acquisition

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 23/08/2011 - 14:43 Collins has bought a memoir of an Irish traveller bare-knuckle boxing champion. Craig Adams, assistant editor for Collins, bought world rights in all languages to Knuckle by James Quinn McDonagh, in an unagented deal. The book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Collins goes near the Knuckle with new book acquisition

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 23/08/2011 - 14:43 Collins has bought a memoir of an Irish traveller bare-knuckle boxing champion. Craig Adams, assistant editor for Collins, bought world rights in all languages to Knuckle by James Quinn McDonagh, in an unagented deal. The book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Queen Victoria turns vampire in Orbit acquisition

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 10/08/2011 - 08:52 Orbit has bought a fantasy trilogy about Queen Victoria, who sits on the throne in the present day as the queen is an immortal vampire. Commissioning editor Anna Gregson bought UK and Commonwealth rights to God Save the Queen,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Humphreys makes first buys for Serpents Tail

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 05/08/2011 - 11:05 A book dubbed “Watership Down meets True Grit” is among Sam Humphreys’ first acquisitions at Serpent’s Tail since she moved from Picador. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber secures The Safe House

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 16:21 Faber has bought a crime novel about a man involved a motorcycle accident, who is told the girl who was travelling with him does not appear to exist. Editor Katherine Armstrong bought two books from from Vivien Green at Sheil... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst Completes U.K. Portion of Lagerdere Acquisition

Hearst’s U.K. division, the National Magazine Company, is officially merged with Hachette Filipacchi UK Ltd. The group is now under the moniker Hearst Magazines UK. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish authorities clear Amazon Book Depository acquisition

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 07:40 The Irish Competition Authority has cleared the acquisition of The Book Depository by Amazon after a three-week investigation into the deal. In a short statement, the authority said: "[We have] formed the view that the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital makes 75% of Informa sales

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 08:55 Digital is accounting for 75% of Taylor & Francis' parent company Informa's publishing sales, as it revealed half-year profits increased by 14.3% to £55.2m. For the first half of 2011, Informa's sales increased by 1.7% to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Forbes Media Makes Minority Investment in Startup of Ex-Fortune Editors

Forbes Media has struck a strategic partnership with Techonomy Media, a new media business founded last year by former Fortune magazine editors and writers David Kirkpatrick, Peter Petre and Brent Schlender. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elliott & Thompson to link with Faber and Frances Lincoln

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 15:29 Independent publisher Elliott & Thompson has appointed Frances Lincoln to be its sales representative in the UK and Ireland, with MDL continuing to handle all distribution. In another new appointment, Faber is to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA to ask for investigation into Pearson REDgroup acquisition

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 05/07/2011 - 09:35 The Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) is to ask the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to investigate after Pearson reached a deal to acquire the REDgroup online businesses. Pearson said yesterday... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber to publish Jarvis Cocker's lyrics

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 30/06/2011 - 13:12 Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker is set to publish a book of his song lyrics with Faber. The book, entitled Mother, Brother, Lover: Selected Lyrics, was bought by Faber’s editorial director of fiction, Lee Brackstone, and editor... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins makes senior promotions

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 22/06/2011 - 12:07 HarperCollins has made a series of senior level promotions, with current commercial managing director Simon Johnson becoming managing director, HarperCollins, and Tom Fussell moving into the role of group commercial... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital makes territorial rights "obsolete", claims Charkin

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 22/06/2011 - 16:00 Territorial rights are "obsolete", and contribute to the erosion of publishers' margins, but publishing remains an "intimate" business that would not be improved if local nuances are not respected, delegates at Publishers... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Theroux for Faber

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 21/06/2011 - 08:20 Faber has acquired two books by Marcel Theroux, with the next novel Strange Bodies about an academic who is asked to authenticate letters written by Samuel Johnson. Editorial director Walter Donohue and publishing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Acquisitive Klebanoff targets UK agents

Written By: Philip Jones and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 17/06/2011 - 09:02 E-books pioneer Arthur Klebanoff has made a targeted approach to UK agents over backlist digital rights, with agents calling his 50% royalty rate a "very positive" alternative to working with traditional... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber joins iBookstore

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 09/06/2011 - 09:55 Faber is the latest publisher to announce it has joined Apple's iBookstore in the UK, France and Germany. Both Faber and Faber Factory titles are included. C.e.o. and publisher Stephen Page said: "We're delighted to be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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