Haig rights sell into 21 countries

Matt Haig’s new novel How to Stop Time (Canongate) has so far been licensed for release in 21 countries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK rights for banned YA book still available after US rights sold

UK rights for Ted Dawe’s divisive award-winning YA novel, Into the River, are still available, Penguin Random House NZ has confirmed, after US and Canadian rights were sold to independent American publisher Polis Books. Polis Books also acquired the rights to Dawe’s earlier novel Thunder Road... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ursula K Le Guin launches broadside on Amazon's 'sell it fast, sell it cheap' policy

Fantasy author accuses the online giant of using its market dominance ‘to control what we write and what we read’The grande dame of fantasy Ursula K Le Guin has weighed in forcefully to the debate about Amazon’s role in publishing. In a blogpost on the site Book View Cafe, entitled “Up the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In the Arab World Islam Sells in “P,” Unorthodox Sells in “E”

Literary scout Simone Garzella looks at what's selling in the the Arabic book market how the region continues to evolve amidst some troubled times. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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World Rights vs. Territorial Rights: What Are the Advantages?

Frequently, literary agents argue that selling the territorial rights for a book has advantages over selling world rights. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Right-Sizing—And Right-Buying: What’s Working At Indies

In the new book retail environment, bigger, in many cases, is not better. Having the right-sized store for a community and stocking the appropriate inventory, even if that means adding nonbook items, are keys to success today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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11 Great Book Puzzles You Can Buy Right Now

Amid a shortage of puzzles, here are a number of book puzzles you can buy right now. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-20 10:34:22 UTC ]
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Confirmed: Audiobooks are the brightest place in publishing right now.

Remember March? You know, a million years ago? During the month in which most places in the US began to shut down and enforce social distancing, book sales, unsurprisingly, suffered, with one notable exception: audiobooks. The Association of American Publishers released its sales numbers for... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-19 17:45:32 UTC ]
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Bauer to Close, Merge or Sell Ten Magazines as Covid-19 ‘Accelerates Trends’

Magazine publisher Bauer Media plans to close, merge or sell ten of its print titles it says will not be Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-19 17:01:09 UTC ]
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Photo Essay: Bookstores Are Opening, Cautiously, Across the Country

After two months of nationwide lockdowns due to Covid-19, many bookstores are slowly and cautiously reopening as states loosen restrictions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The long fight for reproductive rights is only getting harder

Three books about the roadblocks for women seeking abortion — or simply dignity and control over their bodies. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-13 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Revenue Fell 21% in Q1 at LSC

Revenue in LSC Communications’ book group dropped 21.4% in the first quarter ended March 31, 2020, falling to $204 million. Lower demand for educational materials offset an increase in its trade business, the printer, which filed Chapter 11 in April, reported. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Science Fiction Podcasts: 15 You Can Listen to Right Now

Looking for your new favorite science fiction podcasts? We've got you covered, from sci-fi podcast dramas to podcasts about science fiction books. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-11 10:39:41 UTC ]
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Civil rights icons who antagonized, and influenced, each other

Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X had a symbiotic relationship, Peniel E. Joseph writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-08 12:00:00 UTC ]
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MDM's Orion TV and Brat win TV rights for The Boyband Murder Mystery

Ava Eldred’s debut YA thriller The Boyband Murder Mystery has been optioned by MGM's Orion TV and digital entertainment start-up Brat in a "heated" four-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Desert-island books: Science fiction tales set in isolation that feel just right now

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea novels, Christopher Priest’s “The Islanders” and more Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-04 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Firefly Press to publish 'powerful' YA debut about right-wing radicalisation

Independent YA and children's publisher Firefly Press will publish Grow by debut author Luke Palmer, described as a "powerful" novel on right-wing radicalisation.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-30 21:17:58 UTC ]
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30 Best Kindle Unlimited Romance Books Available Right Now

For Amazon customers, here are some of the best Kindle Unlimited romance books on the market. A two-month free trial is available to new subscribers! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-27 10:36:34 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Let’s Hear It for Book Rights Sales People Worldwide

'Rights departments of publishing houses invariably seem the poor relation of the sales team,' says Richard Charkin. The pandemic is a prompt to reconsider. The post Richard Charkin: Let’s Hear It for Book Rights Sales People Worldwide appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-24 14:43:14 UTC ]
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Ukraine Opens New Rights Support Grants for International Publishers

Having caught its stride in 2019, Ukraine's book market now is weathering the pandemic—and opening a new translation grant for rights buyers. The post Ukraine Opens New Rights Support Grants for International Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-24 13:09:08 UTC ]
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Federal Appeals Court Declares Literacy a Constitutional Right

In a 2-1 ruling released on April 23, the court held that basic literacy is “implicit in the concept of ordered liberty,” and central to “the basic exercise of other fundamental rights,” including political participation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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