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New Delhi World Book Fair Reaches One Million Consumers

Dignitaries grace the New Delhi World Book Fair this year.

The 9-day New Delhi World Book Fair drew more than 1,100 exhibitors and a million visitors to buy books at what has become one of Asia’s key book fairs.

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Fifty Shades of Copyright Infringement?

A stepping stone to great literature? Perhaps not...

At Addicting Info Nathaniel Downes makes the case that Fifty Shades of Grey is based on ‘a flagrant violation of copyright laws.’

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Speed, Flexibility Wins Spain’s Lantia Two Coelho Titles

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POD publisher and digital distributor Lantia will provide global print publication for two Paulo Coelho novellas, beating out his traditional publishers.

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Turkish Book Rights Market Buffeted by Currency Fluctuations

Amy Marie Spangler of the AnatoliaLit Literary Agency

Amy Marie Spangler of the AnatoliaLit Agency surveys the Turkish book market and the challenges it faces due to currency and political fluctuations.

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Daring Swedish YA Tale Attracts Strong Foreign Rights Deals

Jessica Schiefauer

Jessica’s Schiefauer’s Swedish YA novel Pojkarna (The Boys) is attracting strong foreign rights interest for its daring story about gender transformation.

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Strong Foreign Rights Sales for 2014 French Bestsellers

Patrick Modiano

2014 has been a good year for French publishers with strong foreign rights sales of several titles, including Nobel Prize-winner Patrick Modiano’s novel.

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Top 10 Articles on Rights and Licensing of 2014

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In 2014, Publishing Perspectives covered rights and licensing around globe from Beijing to Serbia, from digital to self-publishing. Here are our top 10 rights articles of the year.

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Brazil, Asia Are Key Emerging Book Rights Territories

Tom Chalmers

UK rights experts and IPR License discuss why Brazil, Latin America, and Asia are emerging as promising rights territories for books.

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Can Proper Licensing Help Solve Piracy Problems?

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Two UK rights experts argue that physical book piracy is often due to lack of availability — so, the more content that can be licensed the better.

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Near Miss for Algeria’s Kamel Daoud for Goncourt

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Unexpectedly, Algerian writer Kamel Daoud’s powerful novel, an homage to Camus, nearly took France’s top literary prize.

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