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  • International Hot Book Properties: Week of February 23, 2015

    In this week's column, Greece's new minister of finance doles out money advice; a Congolese novel gains international attention after drawing critical acclaim (and landing on the shortlist for a major literary award) in France; and a Swedish debut begins selling abroad before being published at home.

  • International Hot Book Properties: Week of February 9, 2015

    Books creating buzz around the globe this week include a bestseller by a Dutch author who draws on her own life in her debut; a "mum-lit" novel by a Spanish author known for her YA; and the latest from the international bestseller who wrote 'The Ingredients of Love.'

  • Four Questions for...Hungarian Publisher Sárközy Bence

    We spoke with the publisher and co-CEO of Hungary’s nearly four-year-old Libri Publishing House about the shrinking of his local market, why Hungarian readers don't love crime fiction, and the new novel he's recently acquired by a "genius" Hungarian author.

  • International Hot Book Properties: Week of January 26, 2015

    In this week's roundup of books generating interest around the globe, we look at a Spanish novel Knopf has just acquired in the States, the new biography of Winston Churchill by London mayor Boris Johnson and an Italian thriller that's been optioned by a local production company.

  • International Books Generating Buzz This Week

    A 'Persepolis'-like French graphic novel finds a home in the U.S., a fictionalized take on Jewish banker/art collector Hugo Simon sells in Germany, and a historical debut set in 43 C.E. Britain draws multiple buyers.

  • International Hot Book Properties: Week of December 9, 2014

    This week, editors were talking about Terry Gilliam's forthcoming memoir, and a book that offers an inside look at German soccer powerhouse Bayern Munich and its manager, Pep Guardiola.

  • International Hot Book Properties: Week of November 24, 2014

    Among the books generating buzz in international publishing circles this week are a German screenwriter's debut, a novel that has won a Dutch literary prize, and a Spanish bestseller that has just sold for film.

  • International Hot Book Properties: Week of November 11, 2014

    In this week's roundup of books generating interest around the globe, an Italian bestseller about a talented perfumer picks up heat; a Spanish novel about an Oxford professor drawn into a murder investigation picks up multiple foreign sales; and more.

  • International Hot Book Properties: Week of October 27, 2014

    In this week's roundup of books generating interest around the globe, we look at the latest novel by Icelandic author Sjon, which won Best Icelandic Novel of the Year in 2013; a debut from a Swedish criminologist; the German bestseller by Robert Seethaler, 'A Lifetime;' and more.

  • HUP Signs Book By Piketty's Mentor

    Harvard University Press has signed a book called 'Inequality' by Sir Anthony B Atkinson, who mentored Thomas Piketty, author of the international bestseller 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century.'

  • International Hot Book Properties: Week of October 13, 2014

    In this week's roundup of books generating interest around the globe, we look at a Spanish novel that became an unexpected buzz title at the Frankfurt Book Fair; a lauded Swedish journalist's stab at crime fiction; and more.

  • International Hot Book Properties: Week of September 29, 2014

    Want to know what titles are creating chatter internationally? Every two weeks, we'll be rounding up titles and book deals that are getting attention in the global publishing community.

  • HarperCollins Inks Partnership With Chinese E-tailer

    HarperCollins has reached an agreement to sell its English language e-books in China through local online retailer JD.com and China National Publications Import.

  • Andrew Wylie Merges Agency With Carmen Balcells

    Super-agent Andrew Wylie has struck a deal with Spanish agent Carmen Balcells to merge their two eponymous shingles and form a new agency.

  • Kobo Inks Digital Deal for 'A Suitable Boy'

    Kobo will publish the first English-language digital edition of Vikram Seth’s 600,000 word novel "A Suitable Boy" in India.

  • Macmillan Does First Int'l Pub for Aussie Newcomer

    Macmillan's trade group is organizing its first coordinated international publication for an author it discovered through one of its Australian e-only imprints.

  • S&S and Yilin Press Enter Distribution and Publishing Agreement

    Under one of the more comprehensive trade deals with a Chinese publishing house, S&S will distribute e-books of a broad cross-section of Yilin Press’s Mandarin language titles.

  • Human Kinetics, IMF in China Deal

    Human Kinetics and the International Monetary Fund have signed a deal to make their content available in China. The agreement is a result of Publishing Technology’s local alliance with CNPIEC, the China National Publications Import and Export (Group) Corporation, and its new CNP eReading platform.

  • Nielsen To Buy Two R. R. Bowker Book Tracking Services

    In a move that enhances its global print and e-book tracking and sales analysis capabilities, Nielsen is acquiring book data vendor R. R. Bowker’s Business Intelligence and Commerce Solutions product units.

  • Graphic India, YouTube Debut Grant Morrison’s ‘18 Days’

    YouTube and the transnational media company Graphic India are launching comics writer Grant Morrison’s motion comic, 18 Days, a science fiction and fantasy treatment based on the epic Eastern myth Mahabharata, the tale of a war between gods.

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