Puffin acquires Jamie Littler debut in six-figure deal

Puffin, a division of Penguin Random House (PRH) Children’s, has acquired the debut fiction trilogy by illustrator Jamie Littler in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French authors cautious on latest Google deal

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Wed, 31/08/2011 - 15:01 French authors have given a cautious welcome to last week’s agreement for Google to scan out-of-print or unavailable copyrighted books published by the La Martinière group. Although applauding the US giant’s wish to respect... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penton Acquires IT Publisher Nine Lives Media

In a move to grow its Technology Group, Penton Media has acquired Nine Lives Media. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Reaches Deal With 2nd French Publisher

La Martinière will split revenue with the U.S. Internet company from digital sales of out-of-print, copyright-protected works. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French and Watson lead strong first half for debuts

Written By: Philip Stone and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 24/08/2011 - 08:31 Dawn French and S J Watson are the most successful debut novelists of the year so far across paperback and hardback, with debut novels generally having a more successful year than 2010. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vintage snaps up two debuts

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 10:24 Vintage has acquired two debuts, each to be published in spring 2012, with one by a Danish author living in Australia, and the other by an author born in Hong Kong and now living in the US. Editor Alison Hennessey has... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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R.R. Donnelley Acquires LibreDigital

R.R. Donnelly has added another company, LibreDigital, to its portfolio. Terms of the deal remain undisclosed. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reader’s Digest Reaches Sub Deal with Apple

The digital edition of Reader’s Digest is now available for purchase through the App Store, the publisher announced today. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stockett first debut in Kindle Million Club

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 16/08/2011 - 14:41 Kathryn Stockett has become the first debut author to join the Kindle Million Club after selling over a million copies of her novel The Help (Penguin). Janet Evanovich, Headline Review author of the Stephanie Plum novels, has... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SGC Horizon Strikes B-to-B E-Commerce Deal With Bizy LLC

SGC Horizon, owner of HousingZone, an online portal for home builders, remodelers and contractors, has teamed with Bizy LLC, operator of co-branded vertical industry deal sites, to launch HousingZone Deals, a site that will offer weekly discounts on building products such as doors, windows,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sainsbury's signs exclusive deal to sell Joan Collins book

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 15/08/2011 - 15:45 Sainsbury’s has signed an exclusive deal with independent publisher Constable & Robinson to sell Joan Collins’ new book. Publishing director at C&R Andreas Campomar said the company hoped to reach a wider audience for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brookes brokers romantic two-book deal

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 12/08/2011 - 10:54 Pan Macmillan has acquired two novels by Diane Allen, general manager of Magna Large Print books. Publishing director Wayne Brookes acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to For the Sake of Her Children and one other novel... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SEC Files Insider Trading Charges in Disney-Marvel Deal

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a California man with insider trading in the run-up to the 2009 Disney-Marvel deal. The SEC says Toby G. Scammell took advantage of his girlfriend, an "extern" working at Disney's corporate strategy department, to learn about the company's $4... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virago acquires second Paula McLain title

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 11/08/2011 - 08:55 Virago has acquired a second book by Paula McLain, author of this year's The Paris Wife, which told the story of Ernest Hemmingway's first wife. Associate publisher Ursula Doyle acquired UK and Commonwealth rights,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Cache: After Much Ado, a Google Book Deal in France

Could the Internet giant's deal with Hachette Livre clear a path for a deal to settle longstanding litigation in the United States? Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Livre signs deal with Google

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Tue, 02/08/2011 - 12:25 The agreement for Google to scan out-of-print French language books for Hachette Livre has been signed, two months later than scheduled. The five-year agreement should have been finalised six months after the memorandum of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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F + W Media Acquires The Writers Store

Adding to their rapidly expanding portfolio of e-commerce storefronts, F + W Media acquired The Writers Store. Becoming the 26th store under the F + W umbrella, The Writers Store sells third-party writing and filmmaking tools globally. The Writers Store offers tools, services and exclusive... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Granta acquires Josh Cohen on modern culture

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 20/07/2011 - 10:35 Granta has bought world rights in a book by psychoanalyst and Goldsmiths professor of literature Josh Cohen. Senior editor Bella Lacey signed the deal with Sarah Ballard at United Agents. Grant will publish The Private Life by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookseller Group to oppose Amazon/TBD deal

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 19/07/2011 - 09:15 The Bookseller has added its voice to calls for Amazon's acquisition of The Book Depository (TBD) to be referred to the Competition Commission. The Office of Fair Trading's deadline for submissions about the merger ended at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin revives Price's Adventure series

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Tue, 19/07/2011 - 11:21 Puffin is reviving Willard Price's Adventure series, which will be penned by Henry Tumour author Anthony McGowan, after signing a deal with his estate. Publisher Amanda Punter and executive editor Shannon Park bought world... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst-Owned Magazines Launching Daily Deals With Group Commerce

Hearst-owned magazines is treading on to Groupon's territory with the launch of group-buying discounts, starting off with Road & Track and Car and Driver. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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