Selling Abroad

Books that showed strong on English language bestseller lists in recent months populated the top spots on foreign charts in November. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Selling Abroad: Fifty Shades Dominates, Again

J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy debuted at #3 on the fiction chart in Spain in December, good enough to place it right behind Fifty Shades of Grey, which held steady at #2. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Selling Abroad: Vargas, Lackberg, The Casts

In France, bestselling author Fred Vargas landed at #1 with a new Commissaire Adamsberg mystery, The Furious Army. Penguin will release a paperback edition of an earlier Adamsberg novel, An Uncertain Plan, in the U.S. in October, but has not yet acquired rights to the newest title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ursula K Le Guin launches broadside on Amazon's 'sell it fast, sell it cheap' policy

Fantasy author accuses the online giant of using its market dominance ‘to control what we write and what we read’The grande dame of fantasy Ursula K Le Guin has weighed in forcefully to the debate about Amazon’s role in publishing. In a blogpost on the site Book View Cafe, entitled “Up the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In the Arab World Islam Sells in “P,” Unorthodox Sells in “E”

Literary scout Simone Garzella looks at what's selling in the the Arabic book market how the region continues to evolve amidst some troubled times. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eric Jerome Dickey, best-selling African American novelist, dies at 59

Described as ‘one of the few kings of popular African-American fiction for women,’ he wrote 29 books that together sold more than 7 million copies. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-06 13:20:32 UTC ]
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Fane sells over 70,000 tickets for online season

Production company Fane has announced it has sold more than 72,000 tickets, 54% of those including a book, for the online events season it launched in September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 18:49:53 UTC ]
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John le Carré, Best-Selling Author of Cold War Thrillers, Dies at 89

Breaking from the James Bond mold, he turned the spy novel into high art as he explored the moral compromises of agents on both sides of the Iron curtain. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-12-14 16:04:51 UTC ]
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Bob Dylan sells entire publishing catalogue to Universal Music

Deal covers 600 songs including Blowin’ in the Wind and Knockin’ on Heaven’s DoorUniversal Music has struck a deal to buy the rights to Bob Dylan’s entire catalogue of 600 songs, from Blowin’ in the Wind to Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door, in the biggest music publishing deal in decades.Dylan, whose... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-07 12:40:36 UTC ]
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Infectious Media sells to Kepler Group with global expansion plans

Digital media businesses want to scale globally in competition with 'new breed' of digital media businesses Brainlabs, Croud, Jellyfish and S4. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2020-12-03 09:34:13 UTC ]
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Obama Memoir Sells 887,000 Copies on Day One

Barack Obama's first presidential memoir, 'A Promised Land,' sold more than 887,000 units in all formats and editions in the U.S. and Canada on its first day on sale, its publisher said. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Trump Memoir Would Sell. Will Publishers Buy It?

Some publishing executives worry their authors and staff might rebel, but they say their bigger concern would be ensuring the book’s accuracy. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-18 10:19:13 UTC ]
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Obama Bio Selling Briskly at Indies

Independent booksellers reported solid first-day sales of former President Barak Obama's 'A Promised Land.' There was a downside, however, as many store owners reported some cartons of the memoir arrived damaged. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S sells Steadman's middle-grade series in 23 languages

Simon & Schuster's rights team has sold A F Steadman's debut middle-grade series Skandar and the Unicorn Thief in 23 languages, with total advances in excess of £1m.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-04 00:06:17 UTC ]
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‘The Butterfly Effect’ charts Kendrick Lamar’s evolution from platinum-selling rapper to protest artist

Marcus J. Moore focuses more on Lamar’s discography than his personal life, which may be for the best. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-19 15:07:34 UTC ]
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How Do Readers Rate The New York Times Best-Selling Books?

What do actual readers think about the books which land on the New York Times Bestseller List? A new study finds out. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-09 10:33:00 UTC ]
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Powell’s Books will stop selling books through Amazon due to its “detrimental impact” on stores.

With this year’s Independent Bookstore Day occurring at a particularly rough time for booksellers, the iconic Powell’s Books in Portland has decided to make a statement and stop selling through Amazon. In a statement, owner Emily Powell notes that the occasion, this year, feels “especially... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-27 19:29:44 UTC ]
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LeBron Wrote a Children’s Book and It’s Selling Really Well

In “I Promise,” LeBron James and the illustrator Nina Mata give hope to kids when they need it most. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-20 09:00:01 UTC ]
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LinkedIn Sells SlideShare to Scribd

LinkedIn offloaded presentation-sharing service SlideShare to ebook and audiobook platform Scribd for an undisclosed price. The professional network acquired SlideShare for $118.75 million in May 2012. Scribd will begin operating SlideShare Sept. 24, managing accounts and content, and Scribd... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-08-12 14:55:00 UTC ]
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Dan Snow sells History Hit network to Little Dot Studios

Podcast and video business with more than 100,000 subscribers sold to All3Media-owned firmBroadcaster Dan Snow has sold his Netflix-style streaming service and popular podcast business to Little Dot Studios, the digital content firm owned by Fleabag and 1917 producer All3Media.Snow, a favourite... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-11 11:47:47 UTC ]
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