‘It’s so easy now to turn the past into myth,’ says Pulitzer Prize -winning Cundill juror Anne Applebaum. She and her colleagues flag historical analysis amid a pathogen’s assault and leadership failures.
Today’s deals come from India, Sweden, the UK, Finland, Italy, and Norway and include art books, adult fiction, kids’ nonfiction–and historical train tales.
The transfer of the 2020 Australian Book Industry Awards arrives as a slickly edited, expertly produced video evocation of the usual onstage event, full of personality and comedy.
Rights deals are being made from Romania and Serbia to Indonesia and Israel, as publishers look to enrich their lists beyond the coronavirus lockdown.
Titles with rights sales to report in our roundup come from Finland, Turkey, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, and Spain.
In Germany, a prize never yet awarded is canceled, as ALTA’s program of American translation awards adjusts deadlines, and a UK program for independent writer announces its prizes online.
Told that they’d need to work at home, the team at Athens-based Dioptra Publishing begins the remote working transition during the coronavirus outbreak.
You might have found works in this Rights Roundup at London Book Fair—had COVID-19 not intervened: From Finland, USA, Spain, France, Sweden, and Italy.
The last thing we expected was a coronavirus pandemic—as Margaret Heffernan’s new book ‘Uncharted’ could have told us.
After Hachette Book Group employees walk out in protest–and Ronan Farrow breaks with the publisher–the Big Five house reverses course on Woody Allen’s memoir.