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14 November 2018
Sales Fiction Allen & Unwin has sold UK rights to The Museum of Modern Love (Heather Rose) to Weidenfeld & Nicolson (see news); and English-language rights in the UK, Europe...

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8 November 2018
Sales Fiction Allen & Unwin has sold UK rights to The Museum of Modern Love (Heather Rose) to Weidenfeld & Nicolson (see news). Jane Cockram has sold rights to her...

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31 October 2018
Sales Fiction Amanda Urban at ICM Partners sold North American and Canadian rights to The Book of Science and Antiquities (Thomas Keneally) to Atria Books. Nonfiction Lucia Osborne-Crowley has sold...

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24 October 2018
Sales Nonfiction Monash University Publishing has sold Greek-language rights for Half the Perfect World: Writers, Dreamers and Drifters on Hydra, 1955-1964 (Paul Genoni & Tanya Dalziell) to Potamos Publishers. Children’s...

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17 October 2018
Sales Fiction Zeitgeist Media Group Agency has sold screen rights to The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart (Holly Ringland) to Made Up Stories. (See news.) Nonfiction MUP has sold Spanish...

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10 October 2018
Sales Fiction Lyn Tranter at Australian Literary Management has sold world rights to The Students (Sarah Hopkins) to Text. Natasha Solomun of Jacinta di Mase Management has sold US &...

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3 October 2018
Sales Fiction Melanie Ostell Literary has sold world rights to The Whistler Calls (Greg Woodland) to Text. Penguin Random House (PRH) has sold North American and Commonwealth (ex ANZ) rights...

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26 September 2018
Sales Fiction Black Inc. has sold UK and Commonwealth (excluding ANZ) rights to The Weight of a Human Heart (Ryan O’Neill) to Lightning Books. (See news.) Bonnier Books UK has...

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19 September 2018
Sales Fiction Caroline Dawnay at United Agents sold UK and Commonwealth (excluding Canada and ANZ) rights to The Beat of the Pendulum (Catherine Chidgey) to Lightning Books (see news). Children’s...

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12 September 2018
Sales Fiction Curtis Brown Australia has sold ANZ rights to The Van Apfel Girls are Gone (Felicity McLean) to HarperCollins; North American rights to Algonquin; UK (ex ANZ) rights to...

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5 September 2018
Sales Fiction Jeanne Ryckmans at the Cameron Creswell Agency has sold the television/film option to five novels in the ‘Birth of the Plantagenets’ series (Blanche d’Alpuget, Ventura) to Ironbark Media....

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29 August 2018
Sales Fiction Text has sold Italian rights to The Helpline (Katherine Collette) to Garzanti. Acquisitions Fiction UQP has acquired world rights to The Trespassers (Meg Mundell, see news). Nonfiction Allen...

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22 August 2018
Sales Fiction Allen & Unwin has sold German rights to The Yellow House (Emily O’Grady), and the film option to producers Lucy Hayes and John Tummino (see news); and Dutch...

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15 August 2018
Sales Fiction Black Inc. has sold UK/Commonwealth (ex ANZ) rights to The Weight of a Human Heart (Ryan O’Neill) to Eye Books. Echo Publishing (Bonnier Zaffre) has sold Polish rights...

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8 August 2018
Sales Fiction Allen & Unwin has sold UK, Europe and Commonwealth (excluding ANZ) rights to The Choke (Sofie Laguna) to Gallic Books. (See news.) Echo Publishing (Bonnier Zaffre) has sold...

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1 August 2018
Sales Fiction Fiona Inglis of Curtis Brown Australia has sold film and television rights to Nine Perfect Strangers (Liane Moriarty) to production companies Blossom Films and Made Up Stories. (See...

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25 July 2018
Sales Fiction Allen & Unwin has sold the television option for Scrublands (Chris Hammer) to producers Ian Collie of Easy Tiger and Martha Coleman of RevLover, via Grace Heifetz at...

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18 July 2018
Sales Fiction Allen & Unwin has sold Thai rights to The Museum of Modern Love (Heather Rose). Giramondo has sold North American rights to No More Boats (Felicity Castagna) to...

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11 July 2018
Sales Fiction Allen & Unwin has sold Greek translation rights to Cocaine Blues and Flying Too High (both Kerry Greenwood); and the film option to The Yellow House (Emily O’Grady)....

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4 July 2018
Sales Fiction Alex Adsett at Alex Adsett Publishing Services has sold world rights to The Subjugate (Amanda Bridgeman) to Angry Robot. Allen & Unwin has sold the film option to...

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27 June 2018
Sales Fiction Giramondo Publishing has sold German-language rights to Border Districts (Gerald Murnane) in a two-book deal to Suhrkamp; Arabic-language rights in Egypt to A Million Windows (Gerald Murnane) to Al...

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20 June 2018
Sales Fiction Clare Forster at Curtis Brown Australia has sold North America rights to Second Sight (Aoife Clifford) to Pegasus Books, via Catherine Drayton at Inkwell Management. (See news.) UQP...

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6 June 2018
Sales Fiction Allen & Unwin (A&U) has sold world French rights to The World Beneath the Trees (Karen Viggers) to Les Escales. (See news.) Text has sold ANZ audio rights...

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30 May 2018
Sales Fiction Martin Shaw at Alex Adsett Publishing Services has sold UK and Irish rights to Hang Him When He Is Not There (Nicholas John Turner) to Splice. (See news.)...

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23 May 2018
Sales Fiction 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...

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16 May 2018
Sales Fiction Curtis Brown Australia has sold the film option to The Ruin (Dervla McTiernan) to Hopscotch Features. (See news.) Fremantle Press has sold Slovenian rights to Dropping In (Geoff...

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9 May 2018
Sales Fiction Text has sold Chinese rights to The Broken Shore (Peter Temple) to China South Booky; and world audio rights to The Cage (Lloyd Jones) to Bolinda. Wild Dingo...

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2 May 2018
Sales Fiction Allen & Unwin has sold Dutch rights to The Sisters’ Song (Louise Allan); and Macedonian rights to The Mummy Bloggers (Holly Wainwright). Nonfiction  Allen & Unwin has sold...

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26 April 2018
Sales Fiction Author Ryan O'Neill has directly sold UK and Commonwealth rights (ex ANZ) to The Drover's Wives to Lightning Books. (See news.) Children’s Berbay Publishing has sold German rights...

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18 April 2018
Sales Fiction Allen & Unwin has sold German rights to The Dark Lake sequel Into the Night (Sarah Bailey); and Romanian rights to The Lightkeeper’s Wife (Karen Viggers). Lyn Tranter...