Obama Book Deals Getting Close

Book proposals from former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama are making the rounds among the Big Five trade publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Books Bestsellers: Obama Should Close Out Year At #1

Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' is on track to close out 2018 on top of the Apple Books store, and this week is another in the books with her debut memoir in the #1 slot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Obamas' Book Deals Spark $65 Million Mystery

If Penguin Random House really spent the rumored $65 million to acquire books by the former president and first lady, Barack and Michelle Obama, how could the publisher recoup its outlay? It might not be that hard. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barack and Michelle Obama sign $91m book deal with Penguin Random House

Barack and Michelle Obama have signed with publishing house Penguin Random, for a record breaking sum.   Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barack and Michelle Obama books coming after deal announced

Barack and Michelle Obama have signed with publishing house Penguin Random, for an undisclosed sum.  Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obamas Make Book Deal With Penguin Random House

Former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama in Washington last year. They plan to donate a portion of the advances for their books to charity. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH scoops book deal with Obamas

Penguin Random House has scooped the world rights to publish former US president Barack Obama's book along with a title from his wife Michelle, in a deal reported to have topped $65m (£52.5m). Barack and Michelle are writing separate books, but brokered the deal together through literary agent... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barack and Michelle Obama sign record book deals with Penguin Random House

Books by former president and first lady said to have been sold for more than $60m and will focus on White House yearsBarack and Michelle Obama have signed book deals with Penguin Random House, the publisher announced on Tuesday.Financial terms were not disclosed for the books, for which several... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WATCH: Obamas score blockbuster book deal

Penguin Random House obtained the rights to the memoirs of Barack and Michelle Obama. Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barack Obama book deal for presidential memoirs expected to top $27 million

A book deal for the memoirs of former US president Barack Obama is expected to set a record, with a price tag as high as US$20 million (NZ$27.6 million). Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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White House Letter: Lucrative Book Deals Might Finance the Obamas’ Post-White House Life

President Obama on the South Lawn of the White House in July. He could earn as much as $30 million with a two- or three-book contract once his second term ends, said Raphael Sagalyn of the ICM/Sagalyn Literary Agency. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Media Decoder: Noted Self-Publisher May Be Close to a Book Deal

Amanda Hocking, the darling of the self-publishing world who has sold more than 900,000 copies of nine books in the last year, has been shopping a four-book series to major publishers. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-03-21 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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Mother of all book deals: Mike Pence signs seven-figure deal for memoirs

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Walker Books signs two-book deal with creative duo Andy Jones and Olaf Falafel

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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

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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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PRH US donates up to 30,000 books to First Book charity in Obamas' name

Penguin Random House US will donate up to 300,000 more children’s books to First Book, the literacy charity, on behalf of former US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 05:39:25 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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