In our interview with Grano de Sal, a brand-new publishing house in Mexico City, we learn that the publisher is looking for edgy books and world Spanish rights.
From Germany, the States, Sweden, Spain, Israel, Mexico, and France, here are works of nonfiction, adult trade and children’s fiction, including a sweeping graphic memoir and a novel headed for a cinema near you in February.
Close to 30 international publishers are spending two days in New York City to meet with US acquisitions editors and publishing executives in the first Children’s Books Salon from Frankfurter Buchmesse New York and Publishing Perspectives.
As ‘Fuego y Furia’ is readied by a Planeta team of translators for Vintage Español’s North American Spanish edition, ‘Fire and Fury’ is now listed as ‘in stock’ on Amazon.com and selling fast.
Several international participants in next week’s Children’s Books Salon–produced by Frankfurter Buchmesse New York and Publishing Perspectives–speak to us about the children’s book sector in their respective markets today.
‘A sad irony to see the so-called leader of the free world trying to limit freedom to publish.’ The International Publishers Association slams the Trump cease-and-desist effort and libel law comments as ‘a new and worrying development.’
Exact sales figures remain hard to determine as ‘Fire and Fury’ continues to fly off the bookstore shelves and rights inquiries from around the world pour in to agent Andrew Wylie’s office.
Teos publisher Nina Paavolainen says she’s optimistic about seeing Finland’s literature find more international traction in 2018, with help in part from the Helsinki Literary Agency.
A couple of auspicious debuts are included in our latest rights update, as well as historical fiction, a children’s entry, serial work and noir.
Amid discussion bout how audiobook rights are bought and sold, our roundup shows a robust rights trading scene on the international publishing stage.