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8 April 2021
Sales Fiction Affirm has sold The Dictionary of Lost Words (Pip Williams) to the following territories: Japanese translation rights to Shogakukan and Czech translation rights to Argo. The title has...

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24 March 2021
Sales Fiction Giramondo has sold rights to Jessica Au's forthcoming novel Cold Enough for Snow to the following: German rights to Suhrkamp, French rights to Grasset and Fasquelle, world Spanish rights...

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17 March 2021
Sales Nonfiction Black Inc. has sold UK and Commonwealth rights (ex ANZ) rights to The Shortest History of the Soviet Union (Sheila Fitzpatrick) to Old Street Publishing. Transit Lounge has...

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11 March 2021
Sales Fiction Jacinta di Mase at Jacinta di Mase Management has sold UK & Europe English-language rights to The Silent Listener by Lyn Yeowart (Viking) to Joffe Books. Rights were...

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3 March 2021
Sales Fiction French rights to Other People’s Houses (Kelli Hawkins, HarperCollins) have been sold to Hauteville by Gregory Messina, Linwood Messina, via Melanie Ostell Literary. Children’s Scholastic Australia has sold...

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24 February 2021
Sales Children’s Hardie Grant has sold Taiwanese rights to Wolfred (Nick Bland); Russian rights to Explore Your World: Deep dive into deep dea (Tim Flannery & Sam Caldwell); Ukrainian rights...

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17 February 2021
Sales Children’s Hardie Grant has sold Portuguese rights to Me, Microbes & I (Philip Bunting); Russian rights to All of the Factors of Why I Love Tractors (Davina Bell & Jenny...

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10 February 2021
Sales Nonfiction Jeanne Ryckmans at Cameron Creswell Agency (Cameron’s Management) has sold Chinese translation rights to American Journeys (Don Watson, Penguin) to The Commercial Press; and Korean translation rights to...

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3 February 2021
Sales Nonfiction Black Inc. has sold Greek translation rights to The Shortest History of China (Linda Jaivin), to Metaichmio Publications. Children’s Hardie Grant has sold German rights to Me, Microbes...

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28 January 2021
Sales Fiction HarperCollins has sold the following rights to Sorrow and Bliss (Meg Mason, Fourth Estate): UK English-language rights to Weidenfeld & Nicolson; Czech translation rights to Argo; Danish translation...

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20 January 2021
Sales Fiction Hachette Australia has sold Turkish rights to Night Lessons in Little Jerusalem (Rick Held) to Nemesis Kitap. Children’s Affirm Press has sold South Korean rights to How to...

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9 December 2020
Sales Fiction Natasha Solomun has sold French rights to The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree (Shokoofeh Azar, Wild Dingo Press) on behalf of The Newman Agency and Wild Dingo Press,...

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2 December 2020
Sales Children’s Era Publications has sold digital German-language translation rights to the ‘Wings’ series in Turkey, Germany, Spain, Greece and Egypt. Scholastic has sold UK rights to Fartboy: The First Sniff...

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25 November 2020
Sales Fiction Hachette Australia has sold UK & Commonwealth rights (ex Canada) to When the Apricots Bloom (Gina Wilkinson) and Ten-Ager (Madonna King) to Headline Publishing Group. Left Bank Literary...

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18 November 2020
Sales Fiction HarperCollins has sold North American English-language rights to All Our Shimmering Skies (Trent Dalton) to Harper Fiction, UK rights to The Borough Press, German rights to HarperCollins Germany,...

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11 November 2020
Sales Nonfiction Black Inc. has sold traditional Chinese character rights and Indian subcontinent rights to Investing with Keynes (Justyn Walsh) to Commonlife Publishing Ltd and HarperCollins India respectively. Children’s/YA Scholastic...

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5 November 2020
Sales Fiction Simon & Schuster reports the following sales of The Nazis Knew My Name (Magda Hellinger and Maya Lee), the first acquisition for managing editor Michelle Swainson, scheduled for...

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28 October 2020
Sales Nonfiction Alessandra Stucchi at Berla & Griffini has sold Italian rights to White Tears/Brown Scars (Ruby Hamad, MUP) to Tlon, on behalf of Rach Crawford at MacKenzie Wolf for...

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14 October 2020
Sales Fiction Jenny Darling & Associates has sold Simplified Chinese rights to The Natural Way of Things (Charlotte Wood, A&U) to Beijing White Horse Time; and rights to The Weekend...

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7 October 2020
Sales Fiction UQP has sold Italian-language rights to Too Much Lip (Melissa Lucashenko) to Edizioni Lindau. Children’s Hardie Grant Children’s Publishing has sold German rights to Wild About Dads and...

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23 September 2020
Sales Fiction Shaw Literary has sold French rights to Rodney Hall’s 1988 novel Captivity Captive to L’arbre Vengeur. Simon & Schuster has sold Polish rights to The Miracle Typist (Leon...

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16 September 2020
Sales Nonfiction Murdoch Books has sold world Dutch-language rights to Probiotic Drinks at Home (Felicity Evans); world Korean-language rights to Australian Food (Bill Granger); world Korean-language rights to How to Talk...

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9 September 2020
Sales Fiction Left Bank Literary has sold French translation rights to The Octopus and I (Erin Hortle, A&U) to Les éditions Dalva (Bourgois Publishing Group). Nonfiction Black Inc. has sold...

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2 September 2020
Sales Fiction HarperCollins has sold North American rights to The Girl in the Painting (Tea Cooper) to Thomas Nelson. Nonfiction HarperCollins has sold Korean translation rights to Complete Self-Help for...

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26 August 2020
Sales Fiction Penguin Random House Australia has sold German translation rights in Where the Rekohu Bone Sings (Tina Makereti) to w_orten & meer; Romanian translation rights to The Hollow Bones...

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19 August 2020
Sales Fiction Echo Publishing has sold German rights to Resurrection Bay, And Fire Came Down and Darkness for Light (all Emma Viskic) to Piper. HarperCollins has sold Vietnamese and Korean...

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12 August 2020
Sales Children’s Affirm Press has sold Turkish rights to the following titles to Kültür Yayınları İş Türk A.Ş: How To Be A Giraffe (Thea Baker); Your Birthday Was The Best...

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5 August 2020
Acquisitions Fiction Transit Lounge has acquired world English-language rights to Travelling Companions (Antoni Jach) (see news). Nonfiction Black Inc. has acquired world rights to We’ve Got This: Parenting with a disability...

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29 July 2020
Acquisitions Fiction Transit Lounge has acquired world English-language rights to Travelling Companions (Antoni Jach) (see news). Nonfiction Scribe has acquired world English-language rights to The Chief Witness: Escape from China’s...

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15 July 2020
Acquisitions Fiction Penguin Random House Australia has acquired Echolalia (Briohny Doyle) in a two-book deal via Rach Crawford of Mackenzie Wolf (see news). Nonfiction Affirm Press has acquired ANZ rights...