Universal’s Deal for Prince’s Song Rights May Bring a Wider Audience

Prince performing in 2013. Prince’s songwriting rights are being sold to the Universal Music Publishing Group for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2016-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The right poetry collection for right now: Terrance Hayes' 'American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin'

Now’s the time for “American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin,” Terrance Hayes’ electric, new book. In his five previous poetry collections — “Muscular Music” (1999), “Hip Logic” (2002), “Wind in a Box” (2006), the National Book Award-winning “Lighthead” (2010) and “How to Be Drawn” (2015)... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The New York Rights Fair Changes the Rights Floorplan at BookExpo

During BookExpo at the Javits Center next week, trade visitors and rights specialists will be in two different parts of the city, as the New York Rights Fair makes its debut at the Manhattan Pavilion. The post The New York Rights Fair Changes the Rights Floorplan at BookExpo appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Roundup: Titles That May Rock the Rights Center at London Book Fair

The first major gathering of the international book publishing industry is London Book Fair, and its packed-out International Rights Center is where these and many more titles will be on the table for rights deals. The post Rights Roundup: Titles That May Rock the Rights Center at London Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Roundup: Eight Titles To Watch in Springtime International Rights Trades

With biography, autobiography, children's literature, new Nordic noir, literary fiction, and a mystery that rides with the Tour de France, we look at several interesting sales stories and rights action the authors of which include a Syrian concert pianist. The post Rights Roundup: Eight Titles... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Right place, right time for nascent Marco Polo

Launching a list in the midst of the book sector’s digital transition, in one of its hardest-hit markets, hasn’t seemed to harm travel publisher Marco Polo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Uber whistleblower Susan Fowler now has a book deal to go along with her movie deal

Susan Fowler, whose viral account of the harassment and discrimination she faced at Uber led to the ouster of its CEO and 20 other employees, and an investigation by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, is releasing a book about her experience. Fowler, who is trained as an engineer, has... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Watch: Books Headed to the London Book Fair’s Rights Center

As London Book Fair's opening approaches, we look at another round of titles on offer in this year's bustling, sold-out International Rights Center. The post Rights Watch: Books Headed to the London Book Fair’s Rights Center appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RIGHTS EDITION: International Books Headed to London Book Fair’s Rights Center

From Italy, Brazil, Iraq, Switzerland, Spain, Turkey, Germany, the UK, and more, agents and publishers are lining up their offers for #LBF17. The post RIGHTS EDITION: International Books Headed to London Book Fair’s Rights Center appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RIGHTS EDITION Managing Rights in Customized Publishing: Risk and Reward

Rights today 'are much more stringently controlled than in the past,' says Klopotek's David Hetherington ahead of London Book Fair. The post RIGHTS EDITION Managing Rights in Customized Publishing: Risk and Reward appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best Deals of the Week, October 3rd - October 7th - Deal Alert

Best Deals of the Week, October 3rd - October 7th - Deal AlertCheck out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 3rd. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.Prime Members Now Get Unlimited Reading On Any... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At BEA: Buzz May Not Bring Sales, But It Does Bring Curation

Not in every case does an Editors' Buzz panel spot at BookExpo America ensure good sales in the autumn. But there's a curatorial factor at work that may pay off in the longer term. The post At BEA: Buzz May Not Bring Sales, But It Does Bring Curation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An Audience of Nones: Publishers Pursue an Audience Allergic to Religion

There are about as many Americans with no religious affiliation as there are evangelical Christians. Can religion publishers reach this market? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK rights for banned YA book still available after US rights sold

UK rights for Ted Dawe’s divisive award-winning YA novel, Into the River, are still available, Penguin Random House NZ has confirmed, after US and Canadian rights were sold to independent American publisher Polis Books. Polis Books also acquired the rights to Dawe’s earlier novel Thunder Road... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Rights vs. Territorial Rights: What Are the Advantages?

Frequently, literary agents argue that selling the territorial rights for a book has advantages over selling world rights. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Right-Sizing—And Right-Buying: What’s Working At Indies

In the new book retail environment, bigger, in many cases, is not better. Having the right-sized store for a community and stocking the appropriate inventory, even if that means adding nonbook items, are keys to success today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Distribution: Edinburgh University Press and Oxford University Press Agree

Edinburgh University Press, the third largest university press in the U.K., has appointed Oxford University Press as its exclusive agent in North and South America and Canada beginning August 1, 2013. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A new app has details on how to support 600 independent bookstores right now.

The plight of independent bookstores during the coronavirus pandemic has brought an outpouring of public support—but, along with it, an often-overwhelming deluge of messaging about whom to support and how. A new app, Save Your Bookstore, is trying to pull more of it together in one place. Save... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-09 16:59:54 UTC ]
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Here's what Tampa Bay universities and colleges are doing to help fight coronavirus

University of South Florida The region's biggest research institution is tackling coronavirus on many fronts. USF Libraries has created a map that updates in real-time with the number of coronavirus cases and deaths, breaking down those statistics further into residential status, sex and age.... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-04-09 16:01:39 UTC ]
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Piatkus to bring out 'guidebook on surviving the Covid-19 crisis'

Piatkus is publishing "a guidebook on surviving the Covid-19 crisis, embracing the global pause and emerging with a new kind of future" by Beth Kempton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 10:48:50 UTC ]
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