Top literary agent Andrew Wylie calls Amazon Isis-like distribution channel

Wylie calls for fellow publishers to stand firm and not to blink during negotiations over ebook royalties with digital retailerHe is the sinister jackal of the literary world who counts Salman Rushdie, Philip Roth and Martin Amis among his formidable roster of clients.Andrew Wylie, arguably the most powerful literary agent in the world who once described himself as a ravenous dog has now sunk his teeth into Amazon, describing the online retailer as a sort of Isis-like distribution channel. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary agents' LBF top picks 2017

Literary Agents tell us about the titles they will be bringing to London Book Fair 2017.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Andrew Wylie’s Global Approach to Agenting

As his literary agency continues to expand, particularly in Latin America, literary agent Andrew Wylie touts thinking globally and prioritizing quality over money. The post Andrew Wylie’s Global Approach to Agenting appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indonesia’s Top Literary Agent says “Think Books, Not Bali!”

Thomas Nung Atasana, Indonesia's leading literary agent, argues that the archipelago's authors and publishers deserve international attention. The post Indonesia’s Top Literary Agent says “Think Books, Not Bali!” appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors, Booksellers & Agents Call for DoJ to Investigate Amazon

Days before Amazon celebrates its 20th anniversary, Authors United is asking authors to sign a letter to the DoJ for an investigation of Amazon, and ABA submitted a similar request on Monday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agent Andrew Nurnberg Partners with Turkey’s AnatoliaLit

Leading UK literary agency Andrew Nurnberg Associates is partnering with Istanbul’s AnatoliaLit agency to expand the agency's activities in Turkey. The post Literary Agent Andrew Nurnberg Partners with Turkey’s AnatoliaLit appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Calling for Literary Agent Transparency in the UK

Too little information is available to aspiring writers in the UK regarding literary agents, argues Harry Bingham, so a movement has started to bring transparency. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Agenting Mega-merger as Carmen Balcells Joins Andrew Wylie

Literary agent Carmen Balcells —the super agent of the Spanish-language literary world — has agreed to merge her agency with that of Andrew 'The Jackal' Wylie. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andrew Wylie criticizes Amazon's 'megalomania' in the New Republic

Andrew Wiley argues that Amazon has entered the business of print publishing to mislead the Department of Justice into thinking it's something other than a digital distribution monopoly.Andrew Wiley, the megawatt literary agent publishing insiders know by the longstanding sobriquet “the Jackal,”... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Find a Literary Agent: Finding Agents Appropriate for Your Writing

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Literary Fiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find literary fiction literary agents open to submissions in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Literary Fiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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Literary Agent Q&A: Melanie Rostock, K Literary Agency in Spain

Melanie Rostock with the K Literary and Film Agency in Barcelona offers best-practice advice for literary agents and tips on promising international markets. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon Charts: Walliams slips into Most-Sold: Fiction top spot

David Walliams and Tony Ross' Code Name Bananas (HarperCollins) has bounced up five places to claim the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction number one spot, in the same week it sold 89,558 copies through Nielsen BookScan's TCM. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lee and Andrew Child's The Sentinel stands guard in top spot

Lee Child's 25th Jack Reacher title The Sentinel (Bantam), written with his brother Andrew, has gone straight to the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with 55,751 copies sold. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Charts: Hinch and Osman hold firm at the top

Mrs Hinch's This is Me (Michael Joseph) and Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin) have once again claimed the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold top spots in Non-Fiction and Fiction respectively.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Charts: Hinch winches into the top

Mrs Hinch's This is Me (Michael Joseph) has jumped straight to the top of the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction top 20 in its first week on sale. The cleaning influencer's memoir earned the "all ears" tag, meaning it was more listened to on Audible last week than read on Kindle. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Good Literary Agency hires Ogunsanwo as agent

The Good Literary Agency (TGLA) has hired Kemi Ogunsanwo as an agent, tasked with building a list across fiction and non-fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Charts: Partridge flies back to the top

Robert Galbraith's Troubled Blood (Sphere) has held the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction number one for a second week running, while Alan Partridge's From the Oasthouse (Audible) ousted Brian Masters' Killing for Company (Cornerstone) from the top of the Most-Sold: Non-Fiction chart. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Charts: Untamed says hello to the top

Glennon Doyle's Untamed (Ebury) has rolled up from the deep of the Amazon Charts and into the Most-Sold: Non-Fiction top spot, following a recommendation from Adele.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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