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Rights round-up



Fremantle Press has sold German rights to Marlborough Man (Alan Carter) to Suhrkamp via Natasha Solomun at the Rights Hive, Clive Newman at the Newman Agency and Haas & Herbach.

Scribe has sold world audio rights to Berlin Syndrome and Gravity Well (both Melanie Joosten) to Audible; and UK and Commonwealth audio rights to The Dictionary of Animal Languages (Heidi Sopinka) to W F Howes.

Transit Lounge has sold world English-language rights (ex ANZ) to From the Wreck (Jane Rawson) to Picador UK. (See news.)

Penguin Random House has sold Thai-language rights to Holding the Man (Timothy Conigrave).


Lyn Tranter at Australian Literary Management has sold world rights to The Accidental Tour Guide (Mary Moody) to Fiona Henderson at Simon & Schuster Australia.

Scribe has sold Czech rights to The Lost Boys (Gina Perry) to Triton; simplified Chinese character rights to Why Aren’t We Dead Yet? (Idan Ben-Barak) to Chongqing University Press; Spanish rights to A Perfidious Distortion of History (Jurgen Tampke) to Ediciones Palabra; English-language rights in India to Digital vs Human (Richard Watson) to Manjul Publishing House; English-language rights in India to Aware (Daniel Siegel) to Jaico Publishing; and UK and Commonwealth audio rights to The Digital Ape: How to Live (in Peace) with Smart Machines (Nigel Shadbolt & Roger Hampson) to Audible.

Penguin Random House has sold UK rights to Rather His Own Man (Geoffrey Robertson); Hungarian-language rights to Dogs with Jobs (Laura Greaves); and Polish-language rights to It Must Be My Hormones (Marion Gluck & Vicki Edgson).


Era Publications has sold Jordanian digital rights to 200 titles on its multimedia ‘Read-along’ list.

Penguin Random House has sold Turkish-language rights to How Big Is Too Small (Jane Godwin, illus by Andrew Joyner); Turkish-language rights to Blast Off! (Shelly Unwin, illus by Ben Wood); simplified Chinese character rights to A Forest (Marc Martin); Czech-language rights to I Can Jump Puddles (Alan Marshall); and rights to Brotherband 7: The Caldera (John Flanagan) in Brazil, Denmark and Turkey.

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Category: Rights round-up