The work in our Rights Roundup comes from Norway, Finland, France, and from Spain by way of an Italian tale of bravery.
The fourth outing of the award produced by the Desperate Literature bookshop in Madrid features work centered on colonial oppression.
Industry Notes: In Mexico, seven independent publishers form an alliance, and Spain’s Liber program honors the 100-year-old Balmes bookstore.
Growth in the Spanish-language markets is moving more slowly than anticipated, but Storytel shows a strong Q2 report.
The five romances of Anna Todd’s ‘After’ series are being adapted as graphic novels with Spain’s Pablo Andrés assigned to do the artwork.
Titles in this Rights Roundup come from Finland, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Italy, and they include a single entry with 31 rights sales.
Anticipating producing 50 titles per year from Australia, Welbeck’s Marcus Leaver and Mark Smith are partnering with retailer Tony Nash.
The digital arm of Lindhardt & Ringhof, Saga Egmont further expands its efforts to penetrate the Spanish-language audiobook market.
Industry Notes: HarperCollins announces new rights territories for Jeffrey Archer’s work; Welbeck has a license for England Football.
The 39th edition of the Liber series of book fairs in Madrid and Barcelona returns to its physical setting, October 13 to 15.