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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...

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11 April 2018
Sales Fiction Allen & Unwin has sold Bulgarian rights to The Passage of Love (Alex Miller). Fremantle Press has sold the film option to the ‘Detective Stevie Hooper’ series (An...

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28 March 2018
Sales Fiction Hachette Australia has sold UK and Commonwealth (ex ANZ) and translation rights to The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village (Joanna Nell) to Hodder & Stoughton. Children’s The...

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21 March 2018
Sales Fiction Brow Books has sold UK and Commonwealth rights to Apple & Knife (Intan Paramaditha) to Harvill Secker. (See news.) Text has sold rights to the The Plotters (Un-su...

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15 March 2018
Sales Fiction Text has sold North American and US rights to The Plotters (Un-su Kim, see news). Nonfiction Black Inc. has sold world audio rights to Leather Soul: A Half-back...

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7 March 2018
Sales Fiction Clare Forster at Curtis Brown Australia has sold North American rights to The Jade Lily and The Cheapside Jewels (both Kirsty Manning) to William Morrow via Stacy Testa...

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28 February 2018
Sales Fiction Penguin Random House has sold German-language rights to True Blue and Drifter’s Song (both Sasha Wasley); and Czech rights to The Chocolate Tin (Fiona McIntosh), No Job for...

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21 February 2018
Sales Fiction: Allen & Unwin has sold film rights to The Twentieth Man (Tony Jones). Fremantle Press has sold Italian rights to The Hope Fault (Tracy Farr) to Parallelo45 Edizioni....

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14 February 2018
Sales Fiction: Penguin Random House Australia has licensed French-language rights to All Day at the Movies (Fiona Kidman); and German-language rights to The Chocolate Tin (Fiona McIntosh). Nonfiction: Penguin Random...

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7 February 2018
Sales Fiction—Allen & Unwin has sold German rights to four titles in the ‘Phryne Fisher Murder Mysteries series’, Murder in Montparnasse, Queen of the Flowers, Murder on a Midsummer Night...

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31 January 2018
Sales Fiction—Allen & Unwin has sold Turkish rights to the first two books in the ‘Phryne Fisher’s Murder Mysteries’ series, Cocaine Blues and Flying too High (both Kerry Greenwood); and...

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24 January 2018
Sales Fiction—Allen & Unwin has sold US rights to The Museum of Modern Love (Heather Rose) to Algonquin; and German and Turkish rights to The Dark Lake (Sarah Bailey) to...

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17 January 2018
Sales Fiction—Allen & Unwin has sold Bulgarian rights to The Eye of the Sheep (Sofie Laguna) to Ednorog Publishers. Nonfiction—Allen & Unwin has sold German and Czech rights to Buddhism...

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10 January 2018
Sales Fiction—Allen & Unwin has sold Turkish rights to The Mummy Bloggers (Holly Wainwright) to Hep Kitap. Nonfiction—Allen & Unwin has sold German and US English-language rights to Slow (Brooke...