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We are pleased with the success of our authors. Because of the growing number of contact requests, and our concern to follow-up on all of them, we have decided to impose a single procedure. Please send all your requests to the following address:

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Please do not include anything other than:
- A presentation and plan (4 pages maximum);
- A brief curriculum vitae (1-2 pages).
- You may add a short representative extract of your project (10 pages maximum).
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Editions Odile Jacob Manuscript Department 3, rue Auguste-Comte 75006 Paris No proof of receipt will be sent.
For all other requests, contact the manuscript department ONLY, on Tuesdays between 5pm and 7pm on +33 (0)144414136
In the rare event that you have not received a response within 3 months, please consider that your project has not been selected on this occasion.
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  • The excerpts you wish you to use with relevant page numbers, including author name(s) and year of publication
  • Presentation of your project: project type, subject, number of pages…
  • Details of publisher which will publish your book
  • Proposed print run
  • Proposed retail price
  • Your contract details

Editions Odile Jacob/ Rights Department
Éditions Odile Jacob, 3, rue Auguste-Comte 75006 Paris
Fax : + 33 (0)1 43 29 88 77

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