Unexpectedly, Algerian writer Kamel Daoud’s powerful novel, an homage to Camus, nearly took France’s top literary prize.
Browsing by topic: rights
Jason Bartholomew reports on international rights markets for Hachette books. Germany is a stalwart, southern Europe suffers and emerging markets are rising.
IPR License reports that Europe and the US remain key markets for rights sales, but Turkey, the Arab World and China are increasingly active, as are self-publishers.
Brazil’s Bookcase Literary Agency has made a name for itself after just one year in business by connecting talented, independent authors with international publishers.
Brazilian publishers, agents and associations reflect on how Brazil’s Guest of Honor Program at the Frankfurt Book Fair impacts their business today.
Dozens of Marvel comic book series are now available on Kobo’s digital reading platform, offering another alternative to ComiXology.
While new Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano has been translated into 37 languages, English-language editions of his books are hard to find
Literary agents respond to Richard Charkin’s provocation that international publishers should put out their own English editions rather than selling the English rights.
Malaysian literary agent Linda Tan Lingard has formed an alliance of a half-dozen publishers to show off what the region’s writers have to offer at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Richard Charkin, CEO of Bloomsbury and future president of the International publishers association, on copyright, authors and international rights.