William Collins signs Emre's history of 'woman'

William Collins has signed a “bold and sweeping” history of the concept of woman from Oxford University associate professor Merve Emre. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Quercus signs 50 Cent's bullying novel

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 05/09/2011 - 13:05 Quercus has bought a children's book by US rapper 50 Cent. Playground, for the 12-plus age group, is a semi-autobiographical novel on the subject of schoolyard bullying. Children's editorial director Roison Heycock bought UK... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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La Martinière and Google sign agreement

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Fri, 26/08/2011 - 09:50 French publisher La Martinière has dropped its legal action against Google and signed an agreement with it to scan specified out-of-print French language titles. The publisher was locked in a five-year long legal battle... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Collins goes near the Knuckle with acquisition

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 23/08/2011 - 14:43 Collins has bought a memoir of an Irish traveller bare-knuckle boxing champion. Craig Adams, assistant editor for Collins, bought world rights in all languages to Knuckle by James Quinn McDonagh, in an unagented deal. The book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Collins goes near the Knuckle with new book acquisition

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 23/08/2011 - 14:43 Collins has bought a memoir of an Irish traveller bare-knuckle boxing champion. Craig Adams, assistant editor for Collins, bought world rights in all languages to Knuckle by James Quinn McDonagh, in an unagented deal. The book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Horrible Histories hits 10,000 benchmark

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 08:45 Around 10,000 people have signed up to Scholastic's Horrible Histories virtual world since its official launch last week and the beta testing period over the summer. Publisher Scholastic intends to develop further "Horribles"... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Abrams buys history of Oprah Winfrey's TV show

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 15/08/2011 - 08:20 Abrams has bought a book looking at the history of Oprah Winfrey's US chat show. Abrams c.e.o. and president Michael Jacobs and editorial director Deborah Aaronson bought world rights from Erik Logan, president of Harpo, Inc,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S signs more from Moore

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 13:00 Simon & Schuster has signed a fiction deal with its picture book author Suzi Moore, whose Little One's Bedtime is published tomorrow [4th August]. Fiction editor Jane Griffiths bought world rights to two novels from Sophie... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Livre signs deal with Google

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Tue, 02/08/2011 - 12:25 The agreement for Google to scan out-of-print French language books for Hachette Livre has been signed, two months later than scheduled. The five-year agreement should have been finalised six months after the memorandum of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Press signs Defence of Cats

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 12:00 Penguin Press has signed the second book by professor John Bradshaw, author of In Defence of Dogs, with felines the topic this time. Will Goodlad acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to the book,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New indie signs five

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Blake signs Murdoch book

Written By: Neill Denny Publication Date: Thu, 21/07/2011 - 08:45 John Blake has signed a book by a journalist-turned-lawyer on the Rupert Murdoch story, for publication next February. Called The Rise and Fall of the Murdoch Empire the book will be written by John Lisners, who worked for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Murdoch Books signs Olivia Newton-John cookbook

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Angry Robot signs near-future novel

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Thu, 21/07/2011 - 12:40 Angry Robot is to publish a debut novel by Canadian writer Madeline Ashby. vN is set in a near-future where robots and humans live side by side, and follows Amy, who has grown up with a cybernetic mother and human father. Alone... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sulkin to retire as Williams becomes Bodley head

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Call for more indies to sign up for IBW

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 27/06/2011 - 08:37 A London indie has called for more retailers to sign up to Independent Booksellers Week next year to help increase publicity for the event. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon.com signs deal for McBain backlist

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 22/06/2011 - 15:24 Amazon Publishing has bought almost 50 titles from crime author Ed McBain. The retailer's Thomas & Mercer crime imprint will publish 35 titles in his 87th Precinct series in print, digital and audio in autumn 2011. It will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Library signs partnership deal with Google

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S scoops Jackie Collins' backlist

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Avon signs exclusive arrangement with Sainsbury's over three titles

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Price to attempt book signing world record

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