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Self-help rights guide for indie publishers

If you’ve ever signed a contract for a book, as an author, a publisher, or a translator, do you know why it stipulated the terms that it did? […] Petra Hardt, Foreign Rights Director at Suhrkamp Verlag in Berlin, has … Continue reading

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Chaos over securing digital rights for "enhanced" ebooks

If the history of commerce on the Internet is at all predictive, then we probably have a good ten years before big publishers bring the right big guns to the fight and suck up the majority of the market. That leaves a lot of time for disruptive newcomers to transform the marketplace significantly enough that they emerge as permanent and powerful market leaders. Continue reading

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