L’Autre Agence Fights to Change the Image of Literary Agents in France

In France, literary agency L’Autre Agence hopes to change the country's negative attitude toward literary agents with hard work and a list of great authors. The post L’Autre Agence Fights to Change the Image of Literary Agents in France appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Thu, 09/06/2011 - 10:05 Literary agent Peter Cox has offered to review "any" contract given to an author by an agent for free in order to ensure that the author has "impartial advice". The move is a response to agents setting up their own publishing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Apple Changes Rules on In-App Subs

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Legal bestseller downloads double in France

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Thu, 26/05/2011 - 13:45 More than a third of bestsellers are available for legal downloads in France, about twice the proportion reported a year ago, according to Motif, the observatory of books and writing in the Ile-de-France region that... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishers Fight to Control Consumer Data They Barely Use

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E-book price-fixing law passed in France

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 14:45 The French National Assembly yesterday (17th May) voted into law a bill allowing publishers to fix prices of all ebooks sold in France. The text says that retailers inside or outside France must respect the fixed prices.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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More agents to explore publishing models

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Publishers should use authors to help fight piracy

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Publishers could follow Random's agency move

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Publishers must change "radically' in digital age - Johnson

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Random UK signs to agency model

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EU consumer law could change returns period

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Random House buys digital agency Smashing Ideas

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France faces battle over ebook pricing law

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Campaigners says publishers 'not interested' in library fight

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