Taking to the streets on Lithuania’s annual ‘Day of the Book Smugglers,’ a team of fashionable book ‘smugglers’ delivered Lithuanian writings to agents’ offices, publishing houses, and media newsrooms ahead of London Book Fair’s Market Focus on the Baltics.
Open Road announces its acquisition of US ebook rights to iconic British journalist-novelist Graham Greene, as the UK’s Unicorn names artist Ali Cavanaugh for a 2019 retrospective.
Looking to increase its foreign rights sales, Eksmo-AST’s incoming general director says the company will go to the Frankfurter Buchmesse this year with a big list of children’s and literary titles.
As the spring trade-show season heats up, Leipzig announces a second year of the Future! Publish Young Talent Days and a Vancouver-based independent publisher is sending a big contingent to London Book Fair in April.
Activist-filmmaker Jill Soloway will have her own imprint at Amazon Publishing, Topple Books. And London’s powerhouse PR firm Midas names Hodder’s Jason Bartholomew as joint CEO.
Books at Berlinale each year tempts film producers with 12 books carefully curated for their film adaptation potential—as the demand for screen rights soars in the age of Netflix, Amazon Studios, HBO, and others.
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 rights deals this month.
Taking note of the fact that two of the six shortlisted titles are Turkish in this year’s EBRD Literature Prize, Istanbul’s Nermin Mollaoğlu looks at the rights scene for Turkish books in 2018.
Looking for wider sales for its Danish authors in English-language markets, Copenhagen publisher Rosinante & Co. has inked a new partnership with the UK agency Rogers Coleridge & White.
The observations made by these diverse publishers during at the first Children’s Books Salon in New York speak to their common faith in the social power of books.