Judge Deals ‘Used’ E-book Market a Setback

Publishers breathed a sigh of relief last week as federal judge Richard Sullivan dealt a setback to any potential resale market for digital books. In a forceful ruling in Capitol Records v. ReDigi, Sullivan held that the doctrine of “first sale,” which allows consumers to redistribute lawfully acquired copies, does not apply to the transfer of digital files. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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India’s Buoyant Book Market Attracts More Foreign Deals

India's effervescent literary culture have begun to attract more foreign writers looking to license books in search of a bigger audience and accolades. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books with inspirational themes continue to drive children's book market

Confidence-building titles are continuing to boom across the children’s market as TikTok drives YA, The Bookseller’s Children’s Conference has heard.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-22 10:13:53 UTC ]
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Mother of all book deals: Mike Pence signs seven-figure deal for memoirs

Ex-vice-president is first of Trump circle to snag lucrative dealSimon & Schuster to pay $3-4m for two booksMike Pence has signed a two-book deal for his memoir that is reported to be worth millions of dollars, making him one of the first of former president Donald Trump’s inner circle to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-07 22:02:58 UTC ]
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Walker Books signs two-book deal with creative duo Andy Jones and Olaf Falafel

Walker Books will publish Unleash Your Creative Monster: A Children’s Guide to Writing by Andy Jones and Olaf Falafel, the first title in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 19:22:38 UTC ]
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Avon Books re-signs Sue Moorcroft in three-book deal

HarperCollins division Avon Books has re-signed author Sue Moorcroft in a three-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 17:41:45 UTC ]
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Concern for children's book market as The Book People fails to find buyer

Trade figures have said the failure of The Book People to find a buyer, leading to 155 redundancies, could have ramifications for the children's book market.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 05:00:29 UTC ]
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Titan Books lands Hannah Mathewson's debut fantasy in two-book deal

Titan Books has signed Hannah Mathewson's "beautiful and lyrical portal fantasy novel" set in an alternative universe London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 14:05:31 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 07:34:18 UTC ]
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Hera Books secures two-book deal with Walters

Indie digital publisher Hera Books has signed women’s fiction novelist, Victoria Walters, in a two-book deal Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: The Chinese Children’s Book Market Is Still on a Roll

The oft-quoted numbers remain as compelling as ever: 370 million people under the age of 18, an additional 17.5 million babies born annually, and at least 600 active publishers in the children’s book industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One Book Fair to Another: At Sharjah, London Book Fair Plans Market Focus Indonesia

As the Sharjah International Book Fair opened this month in the United Arab Emirates, London Book Fair and Indonesia's cultural program team met to plan for March's Market Focus program at Olympia London. The post One Book Fair to Another: At Sharjah, London Book Fair Plans Market Focus... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Interview: Beijing Book Fair Director Liying Lin on China’s Book Market

Disagreeing with assessments of a slowdown in the Chinese book market, the Beijing International Book Fair director says she's seeing 'real energy in the sector. The post Interview: Beijing Book Fair Director Liying Lin on China’s Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Book Market in 2017: Stable Sales But in Need of More Book Buyers

The latest book market statistics from Germany show that flat book sales are being generated by fewer overall book buyers. The Börsenverein calls for a focus on potential readers. The post German Book Market in 2017: Stable Sales But in Need of More Book Buyers appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: The Continuing Story of the Children’s Book Market in China

Eleven years ago, in 2007, China Children’s Press & Publication Group (CCPPG) participated in the Bologna Book Fair for the first time. Their booth in Hall 29 was small, shabby, and minimally decorated and very few visitors dropped by. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Top 10 Children's Books in China - A Quick Market Analysis

The two biggest online book retailers in China are Dangdang and JD, which combined take up nearly two-thirds of the market. However, despite serving the same readership, their top 10 bestseller lists tend to differ greatly. Interestingly enough, for 2017, their charts share not even one title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Uber whistleblower Susan Fowler now has a book deal to go along with her movie deal

Susan Fowler, whose viral account of the harassment and discrimination she faced at Uber led to the ouster of its CEO and 20 other employees, and an investigation by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, is releasing a book about her experience. Fowler, who is trained as an engineer, has... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-11-09 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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Children's Books in China 2017: An Overview of the Children’s Book Market in China

Though describing the massive Chinese children’s book market is as easy as A, B, C (amazing, booming, crowded), explaining the forces behind its growth may take more than 1, 2, 3—but that is still a very good way to start. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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