'It is an indispensable one-stop reference work for all those working in rights' – The Bookseller
'Every company - whether a trade or academic publishing house, a literary agency or a company at the electronic interface - should have a copy.' - Publishing News
'As a one-stop refernce for rights personnel, agents, lawyers, senior managers and even authors, Selling Rights is essential reading.' - Simon Bell, HarperCollins Publishers
'...it is difficult to find suitable superlatives that have not already been employed in conjunction with Lynette Owen's book...its new content has served to consolidate its role as being absolutely integral to the business of publishing...the publishing industry has found its total book with which to unravel the new challenges ahead'. - Learned Publishing
Selling Rights is a practical and accessible guide to all aspects of selling rights and co-publications throughout the world. The sixth edition of this authoritative handbook has been updated to include the changes which have taken place in technology, sales and distribution, and legislation in the United Kingdom and overseas, especially relating to web 2.0. Selling Rights covers the full range of potential rights, from English-language territorial rights, book club and paperback sales through to serial rights, translation rights, dramatization and documentary rights, and electronic publishing and multimedia.
This fully revised and updated edition of Selling Rights includes: