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Canongate acquires Meek's '21st-century Anna Karenina'

The Bookseller – 2012-02-10

Canongate editorial director Francis Bickmore has acquired a new novel by James Meek, author of...

Pan Mac acquires Hensher writing title

The Bookseller – 2012-02-02

Pan Macmillan has acquired a non-fiction title by Man Booker-shortlisted novelist and journalist...

AA acquires narrative travel from Dan Kieran

The Bookseller – 2012-02-01

AA Publishing is continuing to acquire narrative travel titles, scooping The Idle Traveller by...

Pan Mac acquires Straw memoir

The Bookseller – 2012-01-31

Pan Macmillan has acquired the autobiography of former home secretary Jack Straw. Macmillan...

Infinitas Learning acquires L J Create

The Bookseller – 2012-01-26

Infinitas Learning, the UK subsidiary of academic publisher Nelson Thornes, has acquired academic...

Serpent's Tail acquires 'scandalous' debut

The Bookseller – 2012-01-26

Serpent's Tail has acquired a debut novel it is billing as a "cross between Fingersmith...

33Across Acquires Publishing Data Gold Mine Tynt

AdWeek – 2012-01-25

Facebook may be the biggest social network on the planet, but social ad targeting firm 33Across says it now has the distinction of managing the world’s largest social and interest graph. The...

Pan Mac acquires two from Bonner

The Bookseller – 2012-01-25

Pan Macmillan has acquired two psychological thrillers by Hilary Bonner, with the author...

Bonnier's Autumn acquires 'Olly The Little White Van'

The Bookseller – 2012-01-24

Autumn Publishing has acquired the UK rights for 12 books based on CiTV character Olly The Little...

Cape acquires steampunk novel

The Bookseller – 2012-01-23

Jonathan Cape has acquired a steampunk novel by journalist Matt Suddain, describing it as being...

Hodder acquires new Gordon Ramsay

The Bookseller – 2012-01-20

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired a new cookery book from celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay with the...

Indigo acquires debut by Irish academic

The Bookseller – 2012-01-18

Orion YA imprint Indigo has acquired a debut novel about "lost memories, lost times and lost...

Faber acquires Will Atkins title

The Bookseller – 2012-01-17

Faber has acquired a non-fiction title by former Pan Macmillan editorial director Will Atkins...

Cape acquires Graphic Novel

The Bookseller – 2012-01-13

Jonathan Cape has acquired the Observer/Cape/Graphic Short Story Prize 2011-winning work, The...

VMC acquires two by Angela Thirkell

The Bookseller – 2012-01-13

Virago Modern Classics has acquired two novels by the late Angela Thirkell, known for her 1930s...

Hachette acquires memoir of Roy Keane's dog

The Bookseller – 2012-01-12

Hachette Books Ireland has acquired the autobiography of footballer Roy Keane's dog, Triggs,...

Immediate Media acquires Hearst titles

Media Week – 2012-01-12

Immediate Media, the company formed out of the sale of BBC Magazines to a private equity company, has purchased You & Your Wedding and Prima Baby & Pregnancy magazines from Hearst Magazines.

RH Canada acquires entirety of McClelland & Stewart

The Bookseller – 2012-01-11

Random House Canada has become the sole owner of trade publishing house McClelland & Stewart...

Quercus acquires two by Linda Green

The Bookseller – 2012-01-05

Quercus has acquired two novels by women's fiction author Linda Green, with the author moving...

Meredith Acquires FamilyFun Magazine from Disney Publishing Worldwide

Folio Magazine – 2012-01-04

Meredith Corporation is acquiring the assets of Disney Publishing Worldwide’s FamilyFun. Beginning in March 2012, FamilyFun and its associated special interest publications, as well as Toyhopper...

F+W Media Acquires Script Magazine from Final Draft Inc.

Folio Magazine – 2011-12-13

F+W Media adds another property to its ever-growing portfolio, acquiring Script Magazine from Final Draft, Inc. For an undisclosed amount, F+W will now have complete ownership of Script content.

Google Acquires Music Royalty Manager RightsFlow

AllThingsD – 2011-12-10

Google Inc.'s YouTube said it acquired RightsFlow Inc., a small company that tracks and processes royalty payments to songwriters and music publishers.

B-to-B Content Syndication Network NetLine Acquires 123LinkIt.com

Folio Magazine – 2011-12-08

B-to-b content syndication network NetLine Corporation acquires content monetization firm 123LinkIt.com.

Ebury acquires Cake Bible

The Bookseller – 2011-12-08

Ebury has acquired a book for creative cake makers, The Cake Decorating Bible by Juliet Sear, who...

Orion acquires digital rights to Household's backlist

The Bookseller – 2011-12-08

Orion has acquired digital publishing rights to the entire backlist of thriller writer Geoffrey...

Two Roads acquires The Stockholm Octavo

The Bookseller – 2011-12-06

Two Roads has acquired a historical debut novel, The Stockholm Octavo, set in 18th century Sweden...

American Public Media Acquires Journalism Crowdfunding Service

AdWeek – 2011-12-01

Spot.us, an experiment in using community donations to fund journalism, has been acquired by American Public Media and folded into the public radio organization's Public Insight Network. Spot.us was...

CompareNetworks Acquires Russell Publishing

Folio Magazine – 2011-12-01

San Francisco, California-based CompareNetworks, which operates online b-to-b marketplaces for the scientific and healthcare industries, has acquired Indianapolis, Indiana-based Russell Publishing,...

Pan Mac acquires new Amy Bratley novel

The Bookseller – 2011-11-30

Pan Macmillan has bought a novel following five couples in an antenatal class ahead of the births...

Journal Inc. acquires Tennessee weeklies

Boston.com – 2011-11-26

Journal Inc., which publishes the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal in Tupelo, has acquired a group of weekly community newspapers in the suburban Memphis, Tenn., area.

Faber acquires German prize-winning debut

The Bookseller – 2011-11-23

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 23/11/2011 - 08:05 Faber has acquired a title by debut author Eugen Ruge, winner of this year's German Book Prize. Editor Sarah Savitt bought...

Oneworld acquires new Marlon James novel

The Bookseller – 2011-11-03

Publication Date: Thu, 03/11/2011 - 15:00 Oneworld has acquired the third novel by The Book of Night Women author, Marlon James. Publisher Juliet Mabey acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in a...

Harvill Secker acquires Soderberg crime trilogy

The Bookseller – 2011-11-01

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 01/11/2011 - 09:30 Harvill Secker has acquired a Swedish crime trilogy by television scriptwriter Alexander Soderberg. Publishing director Liz...

HC acquires Thomas Nelson

The Bookseller – 2011-11-01

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 01/11/2011 - 09:35 HarperCollins has bought US religious publisher Thomas Nelson for an undisclosed sum. The deal is expected to go through by the...

Solaris acquires Helix sequel

The Bookseller – 2011-10-27

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Thu, 27/10/2011 - 14:15 Solaris Books has acquired the sequel to Helix by sci fi author Eric Brown. Editor-in-chief Jon Oliver acquired UK and US rights in...

Saltyard acquires Prashad restaurant books

The Bookseller – 2011-10-18

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 18/10/2011 - 07:00 Saltyard Books has bought two books about Prashad, the Indian restaurant run by the Patel family in Bradford which narrowly...

Viking acquires war camp diary

The Bookseller – 2011-10-07

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 07/10/2011 - 10:59 Penguin has acquired a diary written during the Second World War by a teenage concentration camp internee, striking a deal...

Jonathan Cape acquires second Wyld novel

The Bookseller – 2011-10-06

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 08:40 Jonathan Cape has acquired a second novel from the John Llewellyn-Rhys prize-winning author Evie Wyld. Senior editor Alex...

Omnibus acquires Adele biography

The Bookseller – 2011-10-05

Publication Date: Wed, 05/10/2011 - 14:15 Omnibus Press is to publish a biography of double Grammy-winning singer Adele, penned by The Bookseller's non-fiction previews editor Caroline Sanderson....

Chatto acquires second by de Waal

The Bookseller – 2011-10-04

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 04/10/2011 - 10:15 Chatto & Windus has acquired a second book by the author of the bestselling memoir The Hare with Amber Eyes Edmund de Waal....

Bonnier Acquires Hearst’s Cycle World

Folio Magazine – 2011-09-30

In a continuum of an acquisition series that has become Bonnier’s growth strategy, the publisher acquires Hearst’s Cycle World. Terms of the deal remain undisclosed.

Glam Media Acquires Ning

Folio Magazine – 2011-09-21

Glam Media, a lifestyle and fashion blog network, has acquired Ning, a platform for building social media communities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but reports are putting the price in the...

Virago acquires university satire

The Bookseller – 2011-09-16

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 16/09/2011 - 09:21 Virago has bought rights to a satirical novel set at a top-class university. Associate publisher Ursula Doyle bought UK and...

Penguin Ireland acquires war debut

The Bookseller – 2011-09-12

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 12/09/2011 - 08:40 Penguin Ireland has acquired a first novel about the "mysteries and alchemies of friendship", likening it to The Reluctant...

Pan Mac acquires French bestseller

The Bookseller – 2011-09-07

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 07/09/2011 - 08:15 Pan Macmillan has acquired a title which has sold, according to the publisher, more than a quarter of a million copies in...

Transworld acquires Faber Academy alumnus

The Bookseller – 2011-09-07

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 07/09/2011 - 15:06 Transworld has acquired a debut novel by British scriptwriter Rachel Joyce, a graduate of Faber Academy's novel writing...

Friday Project acquires William Wharton memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-09-06

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 08:30 The Friday Project has acquired ten books by late American author William Wharton, with the deal including his...

Hamish Hamilton acquires Naqvi debut

The Bookseller – 2011-08-30

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 30/08/2011 - 08:00 Hamish Hamilton has acquired Home Boy by H M Naqvi, winner of the inaugural DSC Prize for South Asian Literature in January...

Penton Acquires IT Publisher Nine Lives Media

Folio Magazine – 2011-08-30

In a move to grow its Technology Group, Penton Media has acquired Nine Lives Media.

R.R. Donnelley Acquires LibreDigital

Folio Magazine – 2011-08-18

R.R. Donnelly has added another company, LibreDigital, to its portfolio. Terms of the deal remain undisclosed.

For-Profit Business Acquires Nonprofit Charity Site

The New York Times – 2011-08-17

GOOD, a fast-growing publishing and marketing business dedicated to promoting social causes, is acquiring Jumo, a social networking site devoted to raising money and support for nonprofit groups.

Virago acquires second Paula McLain title

The Bookseller – 2011-08-10

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 11/08/2011 - 08:55 Virago has acquired a second book by Paula McLain, author of this year's The Paris Wife, which told the story of Ernest...

F + W Media Acquires The Writers Store

Folio Magazine – 2011-07-20

Adding to their rapidly expanding portfolio of e-commerce storefronts, F + W Media acquired The Writers Store. Becoming the 26th store under the F + W umbrella, The Writers Store sells third-party...

Granta acquires Josh Cohen on modern culture

The Bookseller – 2011-07-19

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 20/07/2011 - 10:35 Granta has bought world rights in a book by psychoanalyst and Goldsmiths professor of literature Josh Cohen. Senior editor Bella...

Arrow acquires two from Woodman

The Bookseller – 2011-07-12

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 12/07/2011 - 11:13 Arrow has bought two books by veterinarian turned author Cathy Woodman. Editor Gillian Holmes bought UK, Commonwealth and European...

Arrow acquires spiritualist memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-07-08

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 08/07/2011 - 11:00 Arrow has acquired an autobiography of the spiritualist and healer Helen Parry Jones. Editor Gillian Holmes bought UK and...

Hachette Livre acquires stake in Azbooka-Atticus

The Bookseller – 2011-07-06

Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 15:47 Hachette Livre has acquired a stake in Moscow-based trade publishing group Azbooka-Atticus. The publishing giant now owns a 25% interest (plus one share) in...

Dennis Publishing acquires Women's Fitness from Vitality

Media Week – 2011-07-04

Dennis Publishing has acquired the monthly magazine Women's Fitness from Vitality Publishing for an undisclosed sum.

Quadrille acquires Kitchin and Outlaw

The Bookseller – 2011-07-01

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 01/07/2011 - 11:16 Publishing director Jane O’Shea has bought world rights to Kitchin’s Suppers by Tom Kitchin through Martine Carter at...

A&B acquires two from Winspear

The Bookseller – 2011-06-13

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 13/06/2011 - 15:17 Allison & Busby has acquired two books by crime writer Jacqueline Winspear, with the author moving from John Murray to the...

Orbit acquires urban fantasy trilogy

The Bookseller – 2011-06-13

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 13/06/2011 - 15:13 Little, Brown imprint Orbit has acquired a new urban fantasy trilogy which has already attracted attention in the US....

Avon acquires three from Authonomy author

The Bookseller – 2011-06-07

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 07/06/2011 - 08:10 Avon has acquired three novels by Authonomy workshop author Laurence O'Bryan. Editorial director Claire Bord bought the...

Smiths News acquires Dawson Books

The Bookseller – 2011-06-07

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 07/06/2011 - 09:49 Dawson Books has been bought by the parent company of book wholesaler Bertrams for £20m. Smiths News plc, which owns Bertrams,...

Bell Press Acquires Chetek Alert

Editor & Publisher – 2011-06-03

Bell Press, Inc., publishers of weekly newspapers in Barron, Ladysmith and Bloomer, all in northwest Wisconsin, has acquired the nearby 129-year-old Chetek Alert, owned in part by the same family...

Orion acquires "genius" diet food book

The Bookseller – 2011-06-02

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 02/06/2011 - 08:54 Orion has acquired The Pure Package: The Diet for Food Lovers by food and health entrepreneur Jennifer Irvine. Orion...

W&N acquires "definitive" Johnny Cash biography

The Bookseller – 2011-06-02

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 02/06/2011 - 09:01 Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a "definitive biography" of country music star, the "Man in Black", Johnny Cash. W&N...

Pan Mac acquires two from David Jackson

The Bookseller – 2011-06-01

Publication Date: Wed, 01/06/2011 - 14:03 Pan Mac has acquired two titles from Pariah author David Jackson. Will Atkins, Pan Macmillan editorial director for fiction, bought world rights direct from...

HCCB acquires Inkpop author

The Bookseller – 2011-05-31

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 31/05/2011 - 15:06 HarperCollins Children's Books has bought a debut by an author discovered on the Inkpop website for budding writers of teen...

HC acquires Alan Partridge memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-05-27

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 27/05/2011 - 10:50 HarperCollins has acquired a memoir by comedian Steve Coogan of his most famous character, Alan Partridge. The title has...

Pan Mac acquires self-publishing star Hocking

The Bookseller – 2011-05-24

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 24/05/2011 - 09:38 Pan Macmillan has bought UK and Commonwealth rights (including e-books) to seven books by self-published US sensation Amanda...

Sphere acquires Seal Team Six book

The Bookseller – 2011-05-19

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 19/05/2011 - 09:02 Sphere is capitalising on the interest surrounding the US Navy Seals following the assassination of Osama bin Laden and has...

Corvus acquires seven from self-published author

The Bookseller – 2011-05-17

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 17/05/2011 - 08:15 Corvus has acquired seven books from self-published author Nick Alexander, whose title The Missing Boyfriend was in the top...

Meckler's WebMediaBrands Acquires Inside Network

Digital Media Wire – 2011-05-12

New York - WebMediaBrands (NASD: WEBM), the publisher of the Mediabistro blog network and a provider of education and career services to media professionals, announced on Thursday that it has...

Fourth Estate acquires title by key Egyptian protestor

The Bookseller – 2011-05-09

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 09/05/2011 - 15:25 Fourth Estate has bought a book by a former Google executive credited with being among those who helped mobilise the revolutionary...

S&S acquires Wogan's Ireland

The Bookseller – 2011-05-09

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 09/05/2011 - 11:48 Simon & Schuster has bought Wogan's Ireland, an illustrated book inspired by broadcaster's Terry Wogan's recent BBC television...

W&N acquires "major" genetics title

The Bookseller – 2011-05-06

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 06/05/2011 - 10:48 Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a "major new science book" by genetics specialist and professor, Tim Spector....

Bertelsmann Acquires Smashing Ideas for Random House

Digital Media Wire – 2011-05-05

New York - German media conglomerate Bertelsmann announced on Thursday that it has acquired digital media agency Smashing Ideas, which will become part of its Random House publishing division.read...

S&S acquires Scholes memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-05-05

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 05/05/2011 - 15:39 Simon & Schuster has bought a memoir by multi-Premier League and Champions League-winning footballer Paul Scholes. Kerr MacRae,...

HarperCollins acquires three from Joanna Hickson

The Bookseller – 2011-04-28

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 11:25 HarperCollins has acquired three novels from debut historical fiction author Joanna Hickson. HarperFiction commissioning...

Headline acquires debut Poppy Gee

The Bookseller – 2011-04-28

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 11:31 Headline has acquired a debut literary suspense novel by Australian writer Poppy Gee. Publishing director Imogen Taylor...

Hodder acquires "Calmer, Easier, Happier" parenting title

The Bookseller – 2011-04-26

Written By: Jenny Roper Publication Date: Tue, 26/04/2011 - 15:00 Hodder & Stoughton has bought world rights to two parenting guides by Nöel Janis-Norton, an advisor to actress Helena Bonham...

Regional Mag 5280 Acquires Denver Magazine

Folio Magazine – 2011-04-20

Denver, Colorado-based regional magazine 5280 has acquired the intellectual property of its main competitor, Denver Magazine, including Federal trademark of the brand name, Internet domains including...

Bloomsbury acquires National Archives backlist

The Bookseller – 2011-04-19

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 19/04/2011 - 09:51 Bloomsbury has purchased the backlist of The National Archives Publishing programme, and entered into an agreement to...

Mainstream acquires Hooked follow-up

The Bookseller – 2011-04-19

Publication Date: Tue, 19/04/2011 - 08:33 Mainstream Publishing has acquired a second title by Hooked author Clare Gee. Joint m.d. Bill Campbell acquired world rights to the as yet untitled book...

RHCB acquires YA "Time Traveller's Wife"

The Bookseller – 2011-04-13

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Wed, 13/04/2011 - 12:00 Random House Children's Books has acquired a "YA novel in the spirit of The Time Traveller's Wife" by Tamara Ireland Stone....

HC acquires Steven Tyler memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-04-12

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 14:28 HarperCollins has bought world rights to the memoir of Aerosmith frontman and "American Idol" judge Steven Tyler. HarperCollins...

Ebury acquires M&C Saatchi title

The Bookseller – 2011-04-11

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 08:00 Ebury Illustrated has acquired world rights to M&C Saatchi's book Brutal Simplicity of Thought, which aims to "change the...

Pan Mac acquires new title from Susanna Jones

The Bookseller – 2011-04-08

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 08/04/2011 - 12:36 Pan Macmillan has acquired world rights in a "superb" new novel from Susanna Jones, author of The Missing Person's Guide to...

W&N acquires Korean bestseller

The Bookseller – 2011-04-08

Publication Date: Fri, 08/04/2011 - 12:30 W&N has acquired a coming-of-age story by Korean author Kyung-sook Shin. UK and Commonwealth rights in I'll Be Right There were pre-empted by W&N editorial...

Quercus acquires Hull-set crime novel

The Bookseller – 2011-04-06

Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 14:24 Quercus has won a "keenly contested" auction to a debut literary crime novel set in Hull and East Yorkshire. Editor Jon Riley acquired UK and Commonwealth...

Tindal Street Press acquires Ryan Giggs title

The Bookseller – 2011-04-06

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 14:45 Tindal Street Press has bought UK and Commonwealth rights to a book about an obsessive ex-professional footballer's relationship...

Atom acquires new mystery series

The Bookseller – 2011-04-05

Publication Date: Tue, 05/04/2011 - 08:20 Little, Brown imprint Atom has acquired a mystery series by debut author Christi Daugherty described as "The Secret History for the YA audience". Editorial...

Biteback acquires Peter Hain memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-04-04

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 04/04/2011 - 15:00 Biteback has bought the memoir of former Northern Ireland secretary of state and anti-apartheid campaigner Peter Hain. Managing...

Bloomsbury acquires "perfect" Lady Cyclist title

The Bookseller – 2011-04-01

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 01/04/2011 - 08:25 Bloomsbury has acquired world rights, following a "heated" five-way auction, to A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgari by debut...

Virago acquires debut from Frances Greenslade

The Bookseller – 2011-03-30

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 29/03/2011 - 21:39 Virago has acquired a debut novel by Canadian author Frances Greenslade, pre-empting the title within 24 hours. Publisher...

MoM acquires "Coach Trip" memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-03-29

Publication Date: Tue, 29/03/2011 - 08:11 Michael O'Mara has acquired the autobiography of Brendan Sheerin, star of reality TV series "Coach Trip". Commissioning editor Kate Moore acquired world...

Penguin acquires "riveting" Northern Ireland murder title

The Bookseller – 2011-03-25

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 25/03/2011 - 08:33 Penguin has bought what promises to be a "riveting" account of one of the biggest murder cases in Northern Ireland,...

RHCB acquires Simon Mayo debut

The Bookseller – 2011-03-25

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 25/03/2011 - 11:55 Random House Children's Books has acquired a debut children's novel by BBC Radio 2 presenter Simon Mayo. Editorial director...

No Exit Press acquires Brother's Lot

The Bookseller – 2011-03-24

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 24/03/2011 - 15:49 No Exit Press has acquired a "hilarious and satirical novel" by debut author Kevin Holohan, called The Brothers' Lot....

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