UK hits back at US over 'Turf Wars'

UK hits back at US over 'Turf Wars'

<p>UK publishers&#39; attempts to shore up the crumbling walls of European exclusivity came under renewed attack in New York last week at a BookExpo America session which so angered Macmillan c.e.o. Richard Charkin that he stormed out of the room.</p><p>The BEA &quot;Turf Wars&quot; debate catapulted the cross-Atlantic argument over exclusive European rights back to the fore, with UK publishers&#39; attempts to protect Europe as their exclusive territory dubbed &quot;a last-gasp tactic driven by fear&quot; by panellists. Charkin later wrote on his popular blog that the debate was so &quot;o...

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