Friday, October 16, 2015

The Bookseller Frankfurt News

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‘Major’ HoZ deal for MP Dorries

Head of Zeus (HoZ) has signed another trilogy of books by Mid Bedfordshire MP Nadine Dorries in a “major” six-figure deal.
Green OA ‘will hit publishers’

A shift away from Gold Open Access (OA) to the Green model will mean some publishers “will not be viable”, the STM Frankfurt Conference heard.
Maiden Voyage goes to HarperCollins

HarperCollins has acquired world rights to a title by Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson.

S&S signs Felix to ‘evolve the Francis brand’

Simon & Schuster UK has bought two new crime novels from Felix Francis, son of jockey-turned-novelist Dick Francis, with a view to “growing and evolving the Francis brand”.
Byng bags ‘bold, beautiful’ Anna

Canongate has signed Anna by Niccolo Ammaniti, which is currently top of the charts in Italy.
Bardon’s twisty pin-up

HarperFiction has pre-empted a psychological thriller, Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough, and a second title in a six-figure deal.

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