Rumored Amy Schumer Book Could Fetch High Seven Figures

According to insiders, David Kuhn at Kuhn Projects is shopping an essay collection by the comedian that some believe will draw a high seven figure advance. Kuhn did not respond to requests for comment. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Screenwriter's Debut Fetches Seven Figures

Canadian screenwriter Elan Mastai's debut novel 'All Our Wrong Todays' has been nabbed in a preempt by Maya Ziv at Dutton. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amy Schumer confirms book deal with a tweet

After speculation on Wednesday that Amy Schumer was planning to write an autobiography for a mega buck sum, the 34-year old comic has confirmed the deal with a simple tweet.  Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2015-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Has Amy Schumer signed an $11 million book deal?

Comic darling. Tick. Feature film debut, Trainwreck. Tick. Emmy for cable channel sketch show. Tick. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2015-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amy Schumer lands book deal for a rumoured $8m-$10m advance

The comedy star’s essay collection is expected to explore her childhood, career, family and feminism, according to industry sourcesComedian Amy Schumer has reportedly been paid an advance of $8m-$10m (£5m-£7m) for a book of essays.According to Entertainment Weekly, an auction for the Trainwreck... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-09-23 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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High streaming figures for Hay Festival Digital first weekend

Hay Festival Digital events were streamed over 210,000 times in the virtual festival's opening weekend (Saturday 23rd May to Bank Holiday Monday, 25th May), with people from more than 63 countries tuning in.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Too overwhelmed to read books? A mom of four has figured out how to make it possible.

Even amid the chaos, you can find a quiet spot to turn pages. It may require some stealth. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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WH Smith to buy second US travel retailer; High Street book sales fall 5%

WH Smith has announced it is to buy US indie travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 21:24:24 UTC ]
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OUP signs Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in five-figure deal

Oxford University Press has signed husband-and-wife team Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in a five-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 08:36:11 UTC ]
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Egmont pre-empts beastly debut in three-book six-figure deal

Egmont has pre-empted a new beastly series in a three-book six-figure deal, described as "a natural successor to the genius of Roald Dahl and Lemony Snicket".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 02:04:35 UTC ]
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Beijing International Book Fair Cites 320,000 Visitors, High Tech Interest

Digital marketing approaches supported by 5G and edtech in early-age English-language training were key interests at the 2019 Beijing Book Fair. The post Beijing International Book Fair Cites 320,000 Visitors, High Tech Interest appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-27 05:30:18 UTC ]
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Jonathan Stroud moves to Walker in six-figure two-book deal

Walker has signed former editor Jonathan Stroud in a six-figure two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-11 03:23:16 UTC ]
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Hot Key snaps up Carnegie winner Acevedo in six-figure three-book pre-empt

Bonnier imprint Hot Keys has signed CILIP Carnegie winning and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo in a six-figure three-book pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-10 16:22:25 UTC ]
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Walker Books acquires Jennifer Bell MG in six-figure deal

Walker Books has acquired two novels by middle-grade author Jennifer Bell in a six-figure, pre-emptive deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-30 16:26:58 UTC ]
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'Highly concerning': picture books bias worsens as female characters stay silent

Guardian research shows that the top 100 illustrated children’s books last year showed growing marginalisation of female and minority ethnic charactersThe most popular picture books published in 2018 collectively present a white and male-dominated world to children, feature very few BAME (black,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-13 05:00:18 UTC ]
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Sarah Shun-lien Bynum signs six-figure two-book deal with FSG

Chinese American writer Sarah Shun-lien Bynum is causing waves across the Atlantic with an auction and six-figure deal for two books with Farrar, Straus and Giroux, as buzz around a UK deal begins. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-24 01:13:28 UTC ]
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Rare ‘Harry Potter’ book featuring misspelled title fetches $90,000 at auction

A rare first edition of a "Harry Potter" book featuring a misspelled title fetched about $90,000 at an auction last week, the Independent reported Friday. The copy of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" (published in the U.S. as "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"), the first book in... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama’s book has sold almost 10 million copies, a historic high for memoirs

Michelle Obama's publisher said that her book "Becoming" has sold almost 10 million copies and could be the most successful memoir in history, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The success of the former first lady's book helped German media company Bertelsmann SE, which owns American mega-publisher... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian Book Publishers Say Paper Costs, High Inventories, Are Limiting Production

In Russia's book market, high bookstore inventory levels and rising paper prices are prompting publishers to consider cutting back on book production in 2019. The post Russian Book Publishers Say Paper Costs, High Inventories, Are Limiting Production appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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