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19 September 2018


MUP acquires Hanson-Young book on slut-shaming

Melbourne University Publishing (MUP) has acquired ANZ rights to En Garde by Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young. ‘Senator Sarah Hanson-Young’s private life became a matter of public interest when she was... Read more


NZ author Chidgey’s ‘The Beat of the Pendulum’ sold to UK

UK imprint Lightning Books has acquired New Zealand author Catherine Chidgey’s 2017 novel The Beat of the Pendulum (Victoria University Press), reports the Bookseller. Caroline Dawnay at United Agents sold UK... Read more
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‘Ottilie Colter’ sells for ‘record’ sum in three-book German deal

Hardie Grant Egmont has sold German-language rights to Rhiannon Williams’ Ottilie Colter and the Narroway Hunt, plus two further books by Williams, to Random House Germany imprint cbj Verlag, after a... Read more


Webb-Pullman awarded Frankfurt Fellowship

Scribe associate publisher Marika Webb-Pullman has been awarded a fellowship by Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF). Webb-Pullman is one of 16 book industry professionals to receive the Frankfurt Fellowship, and was... Read more
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Target US metadata glitch causes book descriptions to be redacted

In the US, department store retailer Target has been accused of redacting some words from the descriptions of books on its website, reports Publishers Weekly. According to a number of authors... Read more
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