Record-Breaking Sales and More Rights Deals for Finnish Sports Biography

Ahead of Frankfurt, Finnish publishing house Siltala has seen record-breaking sales for a book that brought in a six-figure deal at the London Book Fair in April. The post Record-Breaking Sales and More Rights Deals for Finnish Sports Biography appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finland’s Biggest Rights Deal Ever? Literary Sports Biography Generates Buzz at LBF

A forthcoming biography of Formula 1 driver Kimi Räikkönen from Siltala Publishing in Finland is generating big buzz—and big deals—at the London Book Fair. The post Finland’s Biggest Rights Deal Ever? Literary Sports Biography Generates Buzz at LBF appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Record-breaking US sales for The Testaments

Margaret Atwood's The Testaments has sold a record-breaking 125,000 copies in all combined formats in the US in its first week on sale, according to Penguin Random House US.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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British publishing breaks revenue records but textbook sales are hit

British publishing houses broke all previous revenue records in 2017 to see their collective incomes rise 5% to £5.7bn, driven by a growth in export sales which now account for 60% of publishers’ revenues. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rediscovered Dr Seuss pet book breaking sales records

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Amazon breaks global sales record on Prime Day

Amazon said sales during its first ever Prime Day broke global records, receiving 398 orders per second across Prime-eligible countries.   Sales on 15th July or Prime Day – when the retailer offered heavy discounts to encourage shoppers to sign up to Amazon Prime membership – were 18% higher... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Girl on the Train breaks all-time book sales record

Paula Hawkins’s novel has now been top of the UK hardback book chart for 20 weeks, outlasting even Dan Brown’s Lost Symbol• How Paula Hawkins wrote ‘the new Gone Girl’A record set six years ago by Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol was broken this week by Paula Hawkins’s dark thriller The Girl on the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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"Record breaking" sales for Grey on first day

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E L James breaks another sales record

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Audials One 2020 stream recording suite promises 'ground-breaking recording quality and speed'

Audials AG has released Audials One 2020, a major new version of its comprehensive stream capture suite. The suite brings together all the tools available separately in three other products: Audials Music 2020 (music and audiobook recording), Audials Movie 2020 (video streams) and Audials Radio... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-09-16 13:08:51 UTC ]
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Rights Roundup: A Post-Frankfurt Look at a Range of Titles and Rights Sales

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Struggling with the right solution to a thorny problem’: In a platform era, magazines struggle to right their ad sales structure

Conde Nast's latest sales reorg points to the fact that legacy media is still wrestling with what the best approach to go to market is as spending moves digital. The post ‘Struggling with the right solution to a thorny problem’: In a platform era, magazines struggle to right their ad sales... Continue reading at Digiday

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Wildfire cuts 'major' world rights deal for The Persians

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Bill Bowder thriller goes to S&S UK amid translation rights frenzy and six-figure audio deal

Simon & Schuster UK has landed Bill Bowder's real-life thriller Freezing Order, which has also been at the centre of a flurry of translation deals and secured a six-figure audio deal.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Sun records £68m loss amid falling sales and hacking damages

Accounts show parent firm still spending an eighth of revenue dealing with phone hackingThe Sun recorded a loss of £68m last year amid falling print sales and the enormous cost of phone-hacking claims against its parent company from figures including Sir Elton John and Heather Mills.Rupert... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Waterstones records flat Christmas sales

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Pottermore records £31.5m sales

Pottermore, the digital publisher of Harry Potter, recorded sales of £31.5m in the year to end March 2019, with pretax profit jumping to £6.9m. Describing the performance as "another very good year", chair Neil Blair highlighted "strong" sales of the original Harry Potter series across e-books... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Reports Record Early Holiday Sales

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Sharjah International Book Fair Draws a Record-Breaking 2.52 Million Visitors

While reporting big attendance numbers, the Sharjah Book Fair this year is most memorable for events affirming its deepening world publishing relationships. The post Sharjah International Book Fair Draws a Record-Breaking 2.52 Million Visitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Trump raises record-breaking political donations amid impeachment inquiry

In the driver’s seat is Brad Parscale, Trump’s digital media director, who led the efforts to raise a record-breaking $125 million in just the last quarter, according to the New York Times. His ability to turn impeachment into this many millions... Continue reading at CBC

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