New film and translation rights’ deals for Carmen Domingo, Maria Àngels Anglada, Susana Fortes, Susan Abulhawa and Eric Frattini

We just finished February with more film and translation rights’ deals and once more the Pontas team  is happy to share and spread the information!   Carmen Domingo’ s first novel, which title is now being considered again and to be published soon by Edebé in Spanish language, will be adapted for the screen by Lacanica

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More translations for Susan Abulhawa, Blanca Busquets and Eric Frattini’s works

The Pontas Agency has just concluded new translation deals!   The Scar of David by Susan Abulhawa has been sold to Aschehoug (Norway) and Enalios (Greece). Born of the long page of history of Israeli-Arab relationships, this moving novel about three Palestinian generations give some light about two countries prisoner of an infernal spiral waiting for brighter

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The Pontas Agency at the Berlinale

Once more, the Pontas Agency has been present at the Berlinale and Anna Soler-Pont attended the “Books at Berlinale” events on February 8, 9 and 10.   “Books at Berlinale” is the title for a series of activities bringing the publishing and film worlds closer together during the Berlinale. These activities include the presence of

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Eric Frattini’s Labyrinth of Water

Eric Frattini’s second novel, The Labyrinth of Water, was published a few days ago in Spain after a great press conference organised in Venice by Spanish publishing house Espasa Calpe. The novel will be soon published in Italy by Editrice Nord/MauriSpagnol and several editors around the world have already shown their interest. After the death

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FIRST DEALS AND NEWS OF 2009

At the Pontas Agency we are celebrating the first deals of the year:   Alfonso Armada followed the two last months of Barack Obama’s campaign and wrote a very interesting blog that now will be published as a book by Ediciones del Viento in Spanish: El sueño americano. Cuaderno de viaje a la elección de

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MORE SUCCESSES FOR LLUÍS-ANTON BAULENAS

On Saturday December 20 there were good news for Catalan literature: Lluís-Anton Baulenas won the Sant Jordi Award, the most prestigious and best funded literary prize in the Catalan literary scene, for his latest novel El nas de Mussolini (The Nose of Mussolini), a historical novel set in 1920s.   El nas de Mussolini tells

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