Tagged: Lorella Belli

Johns' 'beautiful' Japanese time-slip novel the stuff of Legend

Legend Press has snapped up Ana Johns' "beautiful" time-slip novel, The Woman in the White Kimono, billed as “competition for Memoirs of a Geisha”.... Read more

Editing role 'needs championing in-house', trade figures say

Figures in the industry have responded to calls from this year’s Man Booker judging panel for tighter editing, with some voicing anger at an undervaluing... Read more

Trapeze wins single mother's 'powerful' memoir in five-way auction

Trapeze has won the rights to publish Stephanie Land's memoir Maid next January following a five-way auction. Read more

Debut author lands £1.5m publishing deal for 'sensational' historical novel

An American debut author has secured a £1.5m advance for her "sensational" historical novel, with Hutchinson winning the UK rights after a 12-publisher auction. ... Read more

Authors question deep discounts as SoA calls for greater contract transparency

The Society of Authors (SoA) has called on publishers to give authors “the right to say no” to high-discounting practices as part of its campaign... Read more

Currency key for many at FBF '16

Publishers and agents haggled over the currency book deals would be struck in at Frankfurt, as the falling value of sterling became a factor in... Read more

New imprints splash 'huge' sums

Brexit has not stopped the flow of deals struck by UK publishers at the Frankfurt Book Fair, as new imprints, “hungry” for big acquisitions, are... Read more

Author earnings could be hit by Brexit

Author earnings could be hit in the wake of Brexit following the erosion of exclusivity rights in Europe, the Society of Authors and literary agents... Read more

Key ‘Brexit’ issues for the book trade

Following the UK's decision to leave the European Union, The Bookseller asked leaders in the book industry for their thoughts on the key issues that... Read more

Sphere gains new 'superlead' author in seven-way auction

Sphere has signed two books from thriller writer Karen Dionne for a "significant" six-figure sum following a "heated" seven-way publisher auction. Read more

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