Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Iowa MFA Grad Lands Six Figures for Debut Novel-in-Stories

Regina Porter’s 'The Travelers,' which rumor has it sold for roughly half a million dollars in the U.S. alone, is now racking up foreign sales, with six-figure deals having just closed in the U.K. and Germany. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Iowa MFA Grad Lands Six Figures for Debut Novel-in-Stories

Regina Porter’s 'The Travelers,' which rumor has it sold for roughly half a million dollars in the U.S. alone, is now racking up foreign sales, with six-figure deals having just closed in the U.K. and Germany. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: The Return of the Seven Figure Advance

While big advances are nothing new in the heady days before a major rights fair, the fact that at least five books—two novels and three nonfiction titles—have sold for $1 million (or more), indicates that publishers are going to Germany ready to splash some cash. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Screenwriter's Debut Fetches Seven Figures

Canadian screenwriter Elan Mastai's debut novel 'All Our Wrong Todays' has been nabbed in a preempt by Maya Ziv at Dutton. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Penn Prof Lands Seven Figures for ‘Grit’

Rick Horgan, in one of his first major acquisitions since joining Scribner, has paid seven figures for U.S. rights to Angela Duckworth’s 'Grit.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Two Debuts Draw Seven Figures

This year, two novels have sold to U.S. editors, for a rumored seven figures each, just before the Frankfurt Book Fair kicks off on Wednesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: With No Single Big Book, Multiple Memoirs Steal the Show

The tastemakers in the publishing industry spent big on a handful of novels, and a raft of memoirs at this year's fair. Some insiders mused that while the novels offer escapism, the memoirs give readers what they crave even more in these divisive times: a sense of connection with other people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Artisan Inks Multi-Book Deal with Chef René Redzepi

In a deal rumored to be in the seven-figure range, Artisan has inked a world rights publishing partnership with chef René Redzepi for three new cookbooks and a new biannual series called Dispatches. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Dohle Highlights Stability of the Book Business

Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle praised the slow, but continuous growth of the book business around the world and noted the “healthy co-existence" of the print and digital markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: It’s Time to Fix Fair Dealing in Canada

Demand for Canadian educational content remains high, however the ongoing supply of Canadian learning resources remains uncertain after a 2012 change to copyright law. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2015: In Pre-Fair Deals, Debut Sells to Knopf for Rumored 7 Figures

With the book fair just days away, a number of major sales have closed in the U.S., among them the acquisition of a debut novel, by a 25-year-old, for a rumored seven figures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: What's the Story with Storytel?

The Swedish Company is leading a booming digital audiobook subscription market in Europe. But is the digital subscription business sustainable for publishers? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Trade Visitors Flat, but Overall Attendance Rises

Professional attendance at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair was essentially flat, but overall attendance, including the public visitors on the fair's closing day, was up by 3%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle's Full Remarks

The head of Penguin Random House explains his belief that the global book business is doing better today than at any point in the last 50 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Download: Friday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2017 Show Daily

Dan Brown, Salman Rushdie, Mathias Énard: VIP writers and publishers made steady appearances at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2017 amid discussions of books and world affairs. The post Download: Friday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2017 Show Daily appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Download: Thursday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2017 Show Daily

From big authors and CEOs to newcomers, the first day of the Frankfurt Book Fair kicked off with literary discussions and talks on the future of publishing. The post Download: Thursday’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2017 Show Daily appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Concern that Canadian Copyright Disaster Could Spread

The 2012 Copyright Modernization Act in Canada has been a disaster for Canadian educational publishers. But concern over the law’s effects, observers say, is not limited to Canada. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Catalonia Independence Vote Rattles Publishing

Publishers and agents in Barcelona share their views on the future of the city as the home of global Spanish-language publishing in the wake of Catalonia's vote to become independent of Spain. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: The Nonfiction Novel Knopf Bought in a Prison

A novel called 'Cherry,' which was acquired un-agented by an editor at Knopf from an author in a federal prison, was described by one scout at the fair as "the secret book of Frankfurt." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Macron, Merkel Speak of a Europe United by Culture

The two leaders touched on not only the power of culture to hold Europe together, but also on some issues within the publishing industry, including copyright and digitization. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: CEOs Share Views on Internationalization, Digital, and More

Carolyn Reidy, CEO of Simon & Schuster, and Guillaume Dervieux, CEO of Albin Michel Group, took the stage for the Frankfurt Book Fair’s annual “CEO Talk." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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