Faber snaps up Sam Knight non-fiction as Amazon triumphs in 19-way auction for screen rights

Faber will publish a major work of non-fiction by New Yorker staff writer Sam Knight, as Amazon Studios options screen rights after a 19-way auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-20 07:26:12 UTC ]
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New Regency snaps up Mason's Sorrow and Bliss screen rights

New Regency, the firm behind Oscar winners such as “Birdman” and “12 Years A Slave”, has landed the film and TV rights to Meg Mason's novel Sorrow and Bliss (W&N) at auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-23 09:20:22 UTC ]
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Faber triumphs in ‘hard-fought’ five-publisher auction for historian’s debut

Faber & Faber triumphed in a "hard-fought" five-way auction to publish historian Edward Shawcross’s debut book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-20 16:32:54 UTC ]
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Cape snaps up Henry Mance's animal rights debut in six-way auction

Jonathan Cape will publish "a far-reaching and wonderfully entertaining investigation" into animal rights by award-winning Financial Times journalist Henry Mance following a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-18 00:53:19 UTC ]
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Faber triumphs in six-way auction for Watson debut

Faber has won a six-publisher auction for Financial Times journalist Rebecca Watson’s debut novel little scratch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches Kindle Worlds publishing platform for fan fiction, will pay royalties to writers and rights holders

Amazon's taken a number of steps to bring different types of content to the Kindle Store, and it's now venturing into an area that has a long history with the internet: fan fiction. The company's today announced Kindle Worlds, a new publishing platform that promises to pay writers royalties for... Continue reading at Engadget

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HCG triumphs at auction for Faturoti's middle-grade debut

Hachette Children's Group has won a three-way auction for Sadé and Her Shadow Beasts, an illustrated middle grade novel about grief and the healing power of imagination from Rachel Faturoti, plus two other titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-09 14:32:54 UTC ]
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Granta triumphs in five-way auction for Metcalfe's debut novel

Granta Books has won a five-way auction for Anna Metcalfe’s debut novel, Chrysalis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-31 05:13:40 UTC ]
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US rights to Karen Jennings' The Island sold at auction

Karen Jennings is to make her US debut, with Holland House selling rights to her Booker Prize-longlisted novel An Island at auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-20 07:38:19 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: McAllister's That Night dawns atop Most-Sold: Fiction

Gillian McAllister's That Night (Penguin) has leapfrogged Stephen King's Billy Summers (Hodder & Stoughton) to take the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction number one spot.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 03:59:25 UTC ]
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Faber wins five-way auction for Dick's forgotten 'queer dystopian masterpiece'

Faber has triumphed in a five-way auction to republish They: A Sequence of Unease, a "forgotten masterpiece" by Kay Dick, after Curtis Brown agent Becky Brown discovered the book in a second-hand shop.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-09 08:00:27 UTC ]
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Faber snaps up Tony King memoir

Faber has pre-empted music industry veteran Tony King’s memoir on a nine-minute video submission.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-01 07:02:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Haig's Midnight hour in Most-Sold: Fiction

Matt Haig's The Midnight Library (Canongate) has clocked in at the top of the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction top 20, unseating Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Let’s talk about ‘Starship Troopers’ and other science fiction and fantasy novels that wowed us on screen

Many of our favorite books are better as films. Other times, it’s better to stick with the book. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Miramax snaps up TV rights in forthcoming Rosenberg biography

TV rights for historian Anne Sebba’s biography of Ethel Rosenberg, the only woman in the US to be executed for a crime other than murder, have been snapped up by Miramax Films.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sphere triumphs at auction for 'joyous' Simon debut

Sphere will publish Christine Simon's debut novel The Patron Saint of Second Chances in 2022.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Charts: Pinch of Nom leapfrogs Barack Obama in Non-Fiction

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson's Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy (Bluebird) has weighed in in the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction number one, ending the seven-week streak of Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Penguin). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Charts: Walliams slips into Most-Sold: Fiction top spot

David Walliams and Tony Ross' Code Name Bananas (HarperCollins) has bounced up five places to claim the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction number one spot, in the same week it sold 89,558 copies through Nielsen BookScan's TCM. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 16:20:16 UTC ]
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Faber lands 'radical' non-fiction from Eula Biss

Faber is to publish Eula Biss' Having and Being Had, as part of a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Heyday Television triumphs in nine-way auction for Audrain's debut

Michael Joseph’s major 2021 debut The Push by Ashley Audrain has been optioned by Heyday Television.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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