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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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Hachette UK Sees Flux in Global Rights Markets

Jason Bartholomew is Director of Subsidiary Rights for Hachette UK, and serves as Rights Director for Hodder & Stoughton, Headline Publishing Group, and John Murray Press.

Jason Bartholomew reports on international rights markets for Hachette books. Germany is a stalwart, southern Europe suffers and emerging markets are rising.

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From IPR License: Global Rights Scene Shifts East, Goes Indie

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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.

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Bookcase Literary Agency Makes a Global Splash with Self-Publishing

Flavia Viotti and Meire Dias, co-founders of the Bookcase Literary Agency in Brazil

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.

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Brazil: A Year After the Guest of Honor in Frankfurt

Brazil's Guest of Honor presentation at the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair (Photo © Frankfurter Buchmesse / Alexander Heimann

Brazilian publishers, agents and associations reflect on how Brazil’s Guest of Honor Program at the Frankfurt Book Fair impacts their business today.

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