London Book Fair 2017: A Few Novels Gain Buzz Amid Restrained Deal-Making

With no single title emerging as the big book of the fair, and gossip still focused on recent reports about the $65 million advance the Obamas landed from Penguin Random House, a number of novels have been the subject of chatter. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2017: Bigger Crowds, Optimism as London Book Fair Hits Its Stride

Surging visitor numbers and a weaker pound have buoyed spirits at a busy 2017 London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2017: Judge Pierre Leval Defends Google Books Decision, Fair Use

The author of the appeals court decision that legalized Google Books last April told attendees that the case was not close. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2017: Cory Doctorow Unveils His Latest Publishing Experiment—Fair Trade E-Books

For his forthcoming book, Walkaway, out in April, the bestselling author has devised a novel approach to selling the digital edition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-14 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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London Book Fair 2015: The Buzz Books of the Show

With no single title emerging as the big book of the fair, we offer a rundown of some of the novels, and big nonfiction titles, people were talking about in London. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: It’s Time to Fix Fair Dealing in Canada

Demand for Canadian educational content remains high, however the ongoing supply of Canadian learning resources remains uncertain after a 2012 change to copyright law. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Briefcase 2017: What U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the London Book Fair

Hot properties include titles from Ursula K. LeGuin, Masha Gessen, Tom Hanks, Joan Didion, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2015: In Pre-Fair Deals, Debut Sells to Knopf for Rumored 7 Figures

With the book fair just days away, a number of major sales have closed in the U.S., among them the acquisition of a debut novel, by a 25-year-old, for a rumored seven figures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London book fair cancelled over coronavirus fears, amid growing anger

Around 25,000 publishers, authors and agents were due to attend the fair next week, where deals for biggest books are struckOne of the world’s biggest international literary events, the London book fair, has been cancelled over coronavirus fears, amid growing anger that the delay in calling it... Continue reading at The Guardian

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During BookExpo, London Book Fair’s CAMEO Awards Make a US Debut

The London Book and Screen Week's CAMEO Awards get their first outing in New York City with an award for a US audiobook adaptation during BookExpo. The post During BookExpo, London Book Fair’s CAMEO Awards Make a US Debut appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair 2018: 30 Years After 'The Alchemist' Paulo Coelho is Still Making Magic

As his bestselling work turns 30, the internationally revered author is set to publish his new book, 'Hippie.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shanghai Children’s Book Fair Reports Gains, Amid UK Concerns About Import Issues

Citing record attendance for its professional program, the Shanghai Children's Book Fair offers an upbeat report amid some concerns voiced by UK publishers. The post Shanghai Children’s Book Fair Reports Gains, Amid UK Concerns About Import Issues appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: The Nonfiction Novel Knopf Bought in a Prison

A novel called 'Cherry,' which was acquired un-agented by an editor at Knopf from an author in a federal prison, was described by one scout at the fair as "the secret book of Frankfurt." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Iowa MFA Grad Lands Six Figures for Debut Novel-in-Stories

Regina Porter’s 'The Travelers,' which rumor has it sold for roughly half a million dollars in the U.S. alone, is now racking up foreign sales, with six-figure deals having just closed in the U.K. and Germany. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Park Row Nabs Buzzed-About Thriller

A buzzed-about psychological thriller and sophomore novel by Annie Ward called 'Beautiful Bad' has been acquired in a six-figure deal by Park Row Books, after a seven-bidder auction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: PubMatch in Deal with Beijing Book Fair

PubMatch has reached an agreement with the Beijing International Book Fair to promote Chinese content worldwide. PubMatch is the global rights trading platform owned by Combined Book Exhibit and PWxyz, the parent company of Publishers Weekly. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPA Issues Its ‘Global Book Fair Report 2017: ‘Propelling Rights Deals’

'In a sense, a book fair is a catalyst that propels rights deals towards completion,' reads the introduction to the IPA's new 2017 Global Book Fair Report. The post IPA Issues Its ‘Global Book Fair Report 2017: ‘Propelling Rights Deals’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2017: Publishers Keep Calm and Carry On

Despite political uncertainty on both sides of the Atlantic, this year's London Book Fair was a busy, buoyant event. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2017: Four Questions for IPA President Michiel Kolman

Last Fall, Michiel Kolman was elected to succeed Bloomsbury’s Richard Charkin as president of the International Publishers Association (IPA)—and he takes over at a tumultuous time. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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