Rights Update: Swedish Crime Writer’s Debut Book Sells to 10 Territories

Lina Bengtsdotter's crime novel Annabelle is a hit with rights buyers. The book also has its own song by the author's sister and pop singer, Petra Brohäll. The post Rights Update: Swedish Crime Writer’s Debut Book Sells to 10 Territories appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon imprint signs three-book series from debut crime writer Kane

Amazon Publishing imprint Thomas & Mercer has signed a three-book series from debut crime writer S W Kane. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Swedish debut sells in 26 territories

Swedish author Elisabeth Norebäck, whose domestic noir debut amassed a string of deals during this year's London Book Fair, has now sold in 26 territories and has attracted interest from the film industry.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic sells Woods' debut to 10 territories

Scholastic UK has bought two books from Australian writer Matilda Woods and has sold her debut to 10 territories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book and TV rights snapped up for Newham's crime debut

HQ has won two books by debut author Vicky Newham with TV rights selling to Playground Entertainment after a "hard-fought" five-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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10 crime writers to read while under house arrest

Authors Steph Cha and Joe Ide swapped crimes stories and favorite books during the L.A. Times Book Club's first virtual event. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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British Book awards balance art and selling power to decide best writer in 30 years

Novelists rub shoulders with presidents, chefs, comedians and thriller megastars on longlist to define the title with the biggest impact on the book worldIt could be almost the setup for a joke, but a former president, a Booker winner and an erotic fiction superstar have walked on to the British... Continue reading at The Guardian

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These are the 10 best-selling books of the decade.

According to NPD Bookscan—not perfect, as we all know, but the best the industry’s got—the best-selling book of the last decade in the United States was . . . well, I’m sure you guessed it before you ever clicked here. It was E. L. James publishing phenomenon Fifty Shades of Grey, which which... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Nikesh Shukla and Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers to appear at first Paisley Book Festival

Author Nikesh Shukla will join broadcaster Kirsty Wark to headline the inaugural Paisley Book Festival in February 2020, with contributions also coming from Emma Jane Unsworth and the Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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S&S UK snaps up four picture books from debut writer Lu Fraser

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has signed a deal for four picture book texts from debut writer Lu Fraser. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 06:15:25 UTC ]
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Tickets for Elton John Waterstones book signing sell out in 10 seconds

Tickets for Elton John's book signing at Waterstones Piccadilly sold out in less than 10 seconds when they went on sale yesterday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 19:30:23 UTC ]
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H&S signs crime novel debut by journalist Shindler in two-book deal

Hodder & Stoughton has signed the debut crime novel by broadcast journalist Will Shindler in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Orenda signs Icelandic crime debut in two-book pre-empt

Karen Sullivan, publisher of Orenda Books, has acquired World English Language rights for 29-year-old Icelandic debut author Eva Bjorg AEgisdottir’s The Creak on the Stairs in a two-book, London Book Fair pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crime writer Hannah signs new three-book deal with Orion

Crime writer Mari Hannah has landed another three-book deal with Orion Fiction that will see the return of DCI Kate Daniels. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Phenomenal' Hammad debut sells to Cape and 11 other territories

An “extraordinary” debut novel, The Parisian, from 27-year-old London-born writer Isabella Hammad is making waves with 11 international territories sold. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Global deals for virtual finance book Cloudmoney soar to 10 territories

Cloudmoney, a book on tech and finance acquired days ahead of 2018's Frankfurt Book Fair, has gone on to secure 10 international deals. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House Sells Nepalese Rights to Art Book Series

A new rights deal between Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House and Nepal Modern Publishing House was celebrated with a special signing ceremony at the 2018 Bologna Book Fair. The post Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House Sells Nepalese Rights to Art Book Series appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'Cat Person' author's debut sells into 23 territories

The debut short story collection by ‘Cat Person’ author Kristen Roupenian has been snapped up in 23 territories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Polarising right-wing writer sues over cancelled Simon and Shuster book deal

Polarising right-wing writer Milo Yiannopoulos filed a $10 million lawsuit against a New York publishing company on Friday over a cancelled book deal. Continue reading at Stuff

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