'New team' at Hesperus as HBG arbitration approaches

'New team' at Hesperus as HBG arbitration approaches

Hachette Book Group in the US and Hesperus Press have begun arbitration proceedings to resolve the dispute involving royalties for Hesperus' English-language edition of Jonas Jonasson's The 100-Year-Old Man who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared. The two parties are understood to be waiting for an arbitrator to be appointed, as well as a date for the hearing.

Meanwhile Hesperus company director Shadi Sharbain has told The Bookseller that the directors "intend to settle any outstanding issues with Hachette" and that they have appointed "a new team…to come and manage the situation: en...

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