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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Media Decoder Blog: Blind Chinese Rights Activist Is Writing a Memoir

Chen Guangcheng, whose nighttime escape and conflict with the Chinese government led to a diplomatic crisis for the United States last spring, is writing a memoir to be published next year. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SnapMeUp to sell business ebooks via QR codes

Bookshops are being offered 40% commission on the sale of books simply by hanging a poster in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fifty Shades could sell 10m, sales curve shows

 Random House has reprinted its record-busting Fifty Shades trilogy a further three times... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carly Simon sells long-awaited memoir

Carly Simon, the singer and songwriter who has had a rocky life and a storied career, has sold her autobiography to Random House for a sum in the seven figures, according to a person familiar with the deal. Ms. Simon, the author of several children's books, is writing the memoir herself. It's... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2012-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones to sell Amazon Kindle

UK bookseller Waterstones plans to sell Amazon's Kindle ebook reader and other Kindle digital services. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2012-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK bookseller Waterstones to start selling Kindles

The UK's biggest bookstore chain has announced that it will start selling Kindles alongside other digital services from Amazon. Waterstones stores will let Kindle owners digitally browse books in-store and link up with special offers, tying into the chain's plans for substantial renovations that... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo to sell Potter ebooks

Kobo is to join the ranks of physical and online booksellers licensed by Pottermore to sell Harry... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comma sells Blasim tales to Penguin US

Manchester-based independent Comma Press has sold short story collection The Corpse Exhibition by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pottermore ebook store sells '£3m in first month'

The Pottermore ebook store sold £3m-worth of Harry Potter ebooks in its first month, the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Rights Managment to be dropped by Tor and other Macmillan sci-fi books

Digital Rights Management software was originally meant to restrict pirating of ebooks, but many complain because of the restrictions it places on users. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Amazon morally wrong but legally right?

Amazon's policies may be unkind to many in the book industry, but that doesn't make them illegal. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finding the Right Role for Trade Paperbacks

The trade paperback format lost some ground to ebooks through the first nine months of 2011, according to Bowker Market Research, but it remained the most popular print category. Still, the question being asked is what consumer segment the trade paperback is serving in a time when ebooks often... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon buys rights to Bond novels

Amazon announced that it has purchased the North American rights to Ian Fleming's James Bond books. James Bond, of course, is the debonair British superspy 007, played on film by a number of actors, including Sean Connery (above). Under the agreement, Amazon will retain republication rights for... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2012-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Fifty Shades of Grey' by E.L. James is selling books (and more)

'Fifty Shades of Grey' by E.L. James and sequels are an ebook and paperback phenomenon that is also causing a sales spike in sex shops. How did it all happen?The staff of the Pleasure Chest, a high-end West Hollywood sex shop, were first tipped to the "Fifty Shades of Grey" phenomenon by their... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Livre sells its ebook distribution platform

Hachette Livre has sold its ebook distribution platform Numilog to its founder and c.e.o. Denis... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier bags Barbie rights

Bonnier Publishing has acquired the UK master publishing rights for fashion doll brand, Barbie.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling's Website Starts Selling Harry Potter E-Books

It didn't take a Hogwarts magician to know this day would eventually come. The bookstore feature of J.K. Rowling's Pottermore website went live Tuesday, enabling English-language readers to buy the digital editions of all seven Harry Potter novels—and the audiobook editions—from anywhere in the... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2012-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: "50 Shades of Grey" Movie Rights Are Bought by Universal

"Fifty Shades of Grey'' and its two sequels, which became underground sensations and attracted interest from major publishing houses, is headed for Hollywood. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2012-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vintage acquires Bond licence, including digital rights

Vintage has acquired the licence to publish Ian Fleming's James Bond titles across all... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French government and SNE compromise on e-rights

An e-rights agreement between French publishers and authors has finally been hammered out, a year... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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