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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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.
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.
UK rights experts and IPR License discuss why Brazil, Latin America, and Asia are emerging as promising rights territories for books.
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.
Unexpectedly, Algerian writer Kamel Daoud’s powerful novel, an homage to Camus, nearly took France’s top literary prize.
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.