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Rupert Murdoch's Publishing Company Attacked By Literary Agent

BBC News | Posted 09.18.2011 | Books

HarperCollins' parent firm NewsCorp is under pressure in the wake of the News of the World phone-hacking scandal. ...

The 13 Most Obnoxious Publishing Stories of 2010 (SLIDESHOW)

Andrew Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Andrew Shaffer

From Snooki's book deal to "write" a novel to James Frey's fiction "factory," here are the controversial stories that drove people up the wall in 2010.

Agent Andrew Wylie Makes A Grab For eBook Rights | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Agent Andrew Wylie has moved to reassure French publishers over electronic rights after a number ceased trading with his agency following the agent's ...

Publisher Pays $2.5 Million Advance... | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The deals are popping this week, and publishing is not immune. On the basis of a 4-page proposal, Alfred Knopf's Sonny Mehta has paid $2.5 million for...

Agent Andrew Wylie To Be Immortalized In Comic In New York Magazine

New York Magazine | Boris Kachka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The superagent has yet to meet a publishing convention he didn't want to explode. ...

12 Game Changers in Publishing

Jason Pinter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jason Pinter

Here's a list to celebrate those who have changed the game in publishing, pushed it in a new direction, or added something new and different to the conversation.

Andrew Wylie vs Random House: The Thrilla in Manila (Folders)

Peter Ginna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Ginna

It was surprising to see the wildly erratic spins that some outlets put on yesterday's news that Andrew Wylie had come to terms with Random House for the latter to publish e-books of several prominent backlist authors.

Penguin UK In 'Conversation' With Agent Andrew Wylie Over Odyssey Titles

The Bookseller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Penguin has confirmed that it is negotiating with agent Andrew Wylie over books that have been included in the agent's digital offshoot Odyssey Editio...

Andrew Wylie's Odyssey Editions Will Have Little Commercial Value, Says Penguin CEO

The Bookseller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Odyssey Editions - the new digital publishing venture set up by agent Andrew Wylie - has little commercial value, Penguin chief executive John Makinso...

Amazon's eBook Deal With Andrew Wylie Bad For Business Says ABA President

Bookselling This Week | Dan Cullen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last week's news of literary agent Andrew Wylie's exclusive agreement with to publish Kindle editions of 20 backlist titles by notable wri...

EvilWylie vs. GoodRandomHouse: The Publishing World's Twitter Battle Of The Century

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz, Caroline Eisenmann, and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It was on Friday afternoon that @EvilWylie, the Twitter doppelganger of agent Andrew Wylie was born. Self-described as an "Evil publishing industry in...

When Titans Collide

Matt Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Matt Stewart

Two publishing industry titans smashed into each other last week, and it couldn't have come sooner.

Authors Criticize Wylie Agency For Making Exclusive Deals With Amazon

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — A literary agency's decision to publish e-editions of "Lolita," "Invisible Man" and other classics and sell them exclusively through ...

Wylie Condemned By Harper UK, Third Publisher To Declare War On Agent

The Book Seller | Catherine Neilan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HarperCollins has become the third publisher to condemn The Wylie Agency's decision to set up a digital-only publisher, with chief executive Victoria ...

Random House, Macmillan Rage Against Amazon's Deal With Agent Andrew Wylie

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — (AP) It's war between Random House Inc. and a top literacy agency. Random House, the country's leading trade publisher, announced Th...

Digital Shockwave: How Millions of Dollars and the Survival of the Publishing Industry are at Stake

Jason Pinter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jason Pinter

Yesterday afternoon I participated in a Blog Talk Radio interview with authors J.A. Konrath and Boyd Morrison on ebooks, traditional vs. self-publishing and the future of the digital landscape.

Martin Amis And Agent Andrew Wylie Force Cancellation Of Biography

The Australian | Richard Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

MARTIN Amis has bared his teeth and chewed up a book that threatened to intrude on certain aspects of his private life. Small independent publisher...

Wylie Agency Puts All eBook Negotiations On Hold

Harvard Magazine | Craig A. Lambert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Wylie's negotiations with publishers on the book industry's version of the iPod, e-books, are currently on hold across the board. He's dissatisfied wi...

Andrew Wylie, King Of The Literary Jungle

The Guardian | Robert McCrum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Wylie has now become something far more menacing in the literary undergrowth. In a business environment where many of the principal publishers, bookse...

Literary Agents Esther Newberg And Andrew Wylie Clash Over Poached Authors

The New York Post | KEITH J. KELLY, JENNIFER GOULD KEIL and MICHAEL GRAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

One of the most powerful agents in the literary world, Esther Newberg, blasted rival super agent Andrew "The Jackal" Wylie for what she claims is his ...

John Updike Estate Signs With Wylie Agency

The New York Observer | Leon Neyfakh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

THERE AREN'T MANY literary agents in New York City who can honestly claim never to have lost a client to Andrew Wylie. The man poaches talent from his...

Andrew Wylie On The State Of Publishing, And Repping Gates, Ellison, And Sarkozy

Portfolio | Lloyd Grove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

New York literary agent Andrew Wylie seems perfectly happy to be known as "the Jackal"--the nickname that sticks even though he obtained it years ago ...