Anticipation of a new animated adaptation of Liu Cixin’s trilogy drove ‘The Three-Body Problem’ back to the top of China’s charts.
China Bestsellers: A Tall ‘Dune’ Appears on November’s Charts, Driven by Film
The Frank Herbert series may be finding a footing in the Chinese market, where series and relatively recent ‘classics’ are prized.
PRH Canada’s Kristin Cochrane and Adrienne Tang: Frankfurt and Rights Sales
Pleased with Guest of Honor Canada at Frankfurt, PRH Canada CEO Kristin Cochrane talks about the trade show and her in-house rights office.
A New Agency’s Translation Rights Manager: Nicole Eisenbraun
As literary agent Ginger Clark sets up her own agency, she has brought Nicole Eisenbraun with her from Curtis Brown Ltd.
Game to Book: ‘Terraforming Mars’ Spins Off a Novel
The Fryxelius brothers’ ‘Terraforming Mars’ gets its first book tie-in from Asmodee and its imprint Aconyte Books, in English and Danish.
Tales From Simon Stålenhag: The Artist-Author on His New Amazon Original Series
‘My collective seashell,’ as Simon Stålenhag puts it, ‘sounds like that’—his artwork, his texts, and the new cinematic treatment by Nathaniel Halpern.
Publisher Perilous Worlds Created To Advance Sci-Fi and Fantasy Brands With Books
Intended ‘to expand the boundaries of well-known series,’ a new publishing company called Perilous Worlds heads for Frankfurter Buchmesse with game-designing authors on tap and some high-visibility fantasy brands to work with.
Award Notes: NK Jemisin Wins Second Hugo in Finland Amid New ‘E Pluribus Hugo’ Process
With a more stringent voting process, the Hugo Awards have steered clear of past years’ conservative pressures, presenting a 2017 list of diverse winners.
US Author’s Guild Announces Copyright Infringement Agreement With Hungarian Magazine
‘Galaktika has agreed to pay each author whose work it infringed for compensation,’ according to the Authors Guild’s statement.
Author Ahmed Khaled Towfik on the Outlook for Arabic Sci-Fi
Better times are ahead, says writer Ahmed Khaled Towfik, who recently appeared at a Dubai literary festival: the Arab world is ready for science fiction, he says.