Intended to produce multifaceted programs on books, films, television, and game, with special focus on the licensing opportunities they offer, the LIMA-Frankfurt agreement is underway.
Eastern Europe and Russia were in the spotlight at the start of Frankfurt Rights Meeting this year.
As Frankfurt 2018 kicks off, Publishing Perspectives spoke with a number of literary agents about their books and deals this year. By Roger Tagholm | @RogerTagholm The LitAg and the Publishers Rights Corner continue to be successful spaces where literary agents and rights directors increasingly hold their meetings on Tuesdays. Kate Hibbert, rights manager of the UK’s Little, Brown Book Group, …
‘It’s hard to keep up with Trump’s outrages,’ says Max Boot, the conservative author and historian who sounds the alarm about the GOP in his new release.
Ahead of Frankfurt, Finnish publishing house Siltala has seen record-breaking sales for a book that brought in a six-figure deal at the London Book Fair in April.
Touting 7-percent growth in the first half of the year, Eksmo’s new general director, Evgeny Kapyev, is bringing a bigger stand to Frankfurter Buchmesse and a new list of Russian nonfiction and children’s books for sale in October.
The 20-strong Invitation Program at Frankfurter Buchmesse this year will include Macedonia’s Shkupi, a publishing house serving an Albanian readership amid many barriers to financial success.
Literary agent Stephanie Barrouillet looks at trending themes in global children’s books markets, like diversity, emotional growth, and current events.
From mystery, history and political hot buttons to romance, memoir, and a children’s book, this rights roundup–on the run-up to Frankfurt–finds us looking at work from seven nations and selling into more than three times that many territories and/or languages.
‘In Putin’s Russia, one single government-corporation rules and owns the country,’ says Dmitry Glukhovsky, whose new ‘Text’ has sold into 14 languages and/or territories to date. It’s optioned or on submission in 16 more countries.