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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Evaristo's Girl, Woman, Other screen rights won by Potboiler

Bernardine Evaristo’s Booker winning Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) is being adapted for the screen by “The Constant Gardener” creators Potboiler Television. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 14:33:01 UTC ]
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Pandemic in the right-wing mediasphere

With each passing day, it becomes harder to downplay the impact of the coronavirus. Yesterday, the World Health Organization formally declared the outbreak a pandemic, having previously held off on doing so. Even Donald Trump—who, to this point, has cast the virus as actually not that big a deal... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-03-12 12:00:45 UTC ]
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Human rights lawyer's Parting Words sweeps through Europe

Sphere has done a string of "major" international rights deals for a memoir by human rights lawer Benjamin Ferencz, Parting Words, including a pre-empt in Germany. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 23:17:05 UTC ]
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For China's Book Biz Right Now, There's Nothing to Do But Work and Wait

An editor at a Beijing-based publisher describes the Chinese book business in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Blaming all of America’s problems on the civil rights movement

Journalist Christopher Caldwell laments that the changes of the 1960s left nonelite whites behind. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-05 19:23:51 UTC ]
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Film and TV rights to Clift debut go to Scott Free after three-way auction

Ridley Scott's production company Scott Free has triumphed in a three-way auction to win the film and television rights for I Alone Survive (Hodder and Stoughton) by début author Bethany Clift.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 19:12:41 UTC ]
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Film rights for Osman debut novel bought by Amblin in 14-way auction

Film rights to Richard Osman’s debut novel, The Thursday Murder Club (Viking), have been snapped up by Amblin Partners in a 14-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 16:08:49 UTC ]
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ViacomCBS looking to sell book publisher Simon & Schuster

ViacomCBS, fresh off a recent merger, is looking to sell its Simon & Schuster book publishing business Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-03-04 18:09:45 UTC ]
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Reidy to Staff: ViacomCBS Is Looking to Sell Simon & Schuster

Following the reunification of Viacom and CBS, Simon & Schuster's chief Carolyn Reidy tells the staff that its parent company will explore seelling The post Reidy to Staff: ViacomCBS Is Looking to Sell Simon & Schuster appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-04 17:27:00 UTC ]
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ViacomCBS Is Looking to Sell S&S

Nearly three months to the day after the completion of the ViacomCBS merger, the mass media company has indicated its intentions to sell Simon & Schuster, one of the U.S.'s Big Five publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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ViacomCBS to sell Simon & Schuster

ViacomCBS is planning to sell Simon & Schuster, it was announced today (4th March).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 20:59:41 UTC ]
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Bill Bowder thriller goes to S&S UK amid translation rights frenzy and six-figure audio deal

Simon & Schuster UK has landed Bill Bowder's real-life thriller Freezing Order, which has also been at the centre of a flurry of translation deals and secured a six-figure audio deal.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-02 17:16:51 UTC ]
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Transworld signs McDonnell thriller amid global rights frenzy

Transworld has snapped up supernatural thriller The Stranger Times by C K McDonnell, with the novel at the centre of a six-way auction in Germany, auctions in France and Spain, and screen rights also sold.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 00:04:14 UTC ]
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Clive Cussler, Best-Selling Author and Adventurer, Is Dead at 88

His literary fantasies and larger-than-life exploits swirled together for decades. He wrote some 70 books, selling no fewer than 100 million copies, and located scores of shipwrecks. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-26 17:57:43 UTC ]
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Film and Audiobook Rights 101

To protect your work and expand its reach, understanding film, TV and audiobook rights is a must. Publishing attorney and Grammy-award-winning audiobook producer Jessica Kaye tells how. The post Film and Audiobook Rights 101 by Jessica Kaye appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-02-21 11:00:57 UTC ]
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Former Knopf Assistant Sells Publishing Novel in Seven Figure Deal

Every assistant sifting through the slush pile, dreaming of selling their own novel, can now focus on the tale of Zakiya Harris, a former assistant editor who just sold her debut to Atria in a seven-figure deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Former Knopf Assistant Sells Publishing Novel in Seven Figure Deal

Every assistant sifting through the slush pile, dreaming of selling their own novel, can now focus on the tale of Zakiya Harris, a former assistant editor who just sold her debut to Atria in a seven-figure deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate partners with One Tree Planted for Matt Haig paperback

Canongate is partnering with non-profit organisation One Tree Planted (OTP) for the paperback publication of Matt Haig’s children's book Evie and the Animals. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 21:29:16 UTC ]
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Andrew Ziminski | 'I really wanted to communicate the fact that our country was built by migrants'

Andrew Ziminski’s book on stonemasonry is an enthralling story of the people who helped to shape some of the nation’s most treasured buildings.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 16:16:39 UTC ]
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Publishing Scotland Funds 14 Translations; Frankfurt’s LitAg Sells Out

Publishing Scotland names its latest round of translation grants. And the Frankfurt Book Fair's Literary Agents and Scouts Center is sold out. The post Publishing Scotland Funds 14 Translations; Frankfurt’s LitAg Sells Out appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-18 16:30:25 UTC ]
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