Mon, 10/09/2012 - 08:15
US digital publishing specialists Open Road will release Nicola Barker's Man Booker longlisted novel, The Yips, in the US.
The book will be digitally published alongside six of Barker's backlist titles: Wide Open; Reversed Forecast; Small Holdings; Five Miles from Outer Hope; Burley...
Mon, 20/08/2012 - 16:33
In its first frontlist deal with agency Conville & Walsh, US digital publisher Open Road has bought North American e-book rights to the British erotica trilogy Eighty Days by Vina Jackson.
The deal was done through C&W's Carrie Kania, co-agenting for Sarah Such of Sarah Such Literary Agency.
Eighty Days Yellow...
Wed, 08/08/2012 - 08:35
US digital publisher Open Road is publishing the bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul series as a collection of 160 e-books, teaming up with brand owner Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing.
The books, which compile inspirational stories collected from members of the public, have sold more than 500 million copies around the world and...
Wed, 28/12/2011 - 13:19
HarperCollins US is suing digital publisher Open Road for copyright infringement after it published an e-book of Jean Craighead George's popular American children's book Julie of the Wolves, according to US press reports....
Tue, 18/10/2011 - 15:19
Digital publisher Open Road is launching a new imprint, Iconic E-books, with Erica Jong's Fear of Flying and Alice Walker's The Color Purple to be among its first titles.
The Iconic E-Books titles will be those that have "universal name recognition whether as memoir, popular fiction, literary fiction, or...
Sun, 10/10/2010 - 12:08
Frankfurt 2010 has been dominated by digital, with a greater level of deal making despite fewer people attending. That was the publishing industry's call on this year's fair as it drew to a close this afternoon.
Faber sales and marketing director Will Atkinson said that this year, there was “more action”. “...
Tue, 05/10/2010 - 09:02
Jane Friedman's e-book company Open Road is to publish a clutch of new titles as 'e-rigionals', the digital business announced at Frankfurt this morning.
The former HarperCollins worldwide c.e.o.'s digital content business will publish Jonathon King, Mary Glickman, Alan Dean Foster and Jo Piazza's titles as e-books...
Thu, 20/05/2010 - 07:08
Jane Friedman has made her first book acquisition since leaving HarperCollins to set up her own company Open Road, according to the New York Observer.
Friedman, who left Harper two years ago and founded e-book-...
Mon, 19/10/2009 - 07:00
Joseph Heller's Catch-22 will be published as an e-book for the first time as part of Jane Friedman's new publishing venture, Open Road Integrated Media.
Speaking at the Frankfurt Book Fair last week, the former HarperCollins chief executive described Open Road as a "content marketing company", which creates...