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  • SMP Nabs Book About 'Serial' Star

    Rabia Chaudry, who appeared on the podcast sensation 'Serial,' sold a book called 'Adnan's Story' to St. Martin's Press. The nonfiction work, SMP said, will be "an insider account" of the legal case against Adnan Syed, whose murder conviction was the subject of 'Serial.'

  • Book Deals: Week of November 23, 2015

    Ecco nabs a posthumous work by filmmaker/playwright Kathleen Collins; SMP gets supernatural with debut author Stephanie Gangi; another debut, this one from a working actor, lands at Little, Brown; and more in this week's notable book deals.

  • SMP to Publish Day's Last 'Crossfire' Novel

    St. Martin's Press will publish 'One With You' on April 5 in the U.S., taking the series over from Penguin's Berkley imprint, which released the previous four books in the series.

  • RH Acquires Three Books by New Nobel Laureate Alexievich

    The English translation of 'Second-hand Time' will publish in summer 2016, while 'War's Unwomanly Face' and 'Last Witnesses' will be released in 2017.

  • Book Deals: Week of November 16, 2015

    John Waters sells his debut novel, a senior adviser to John Kerry delves into the “Muslim mafia,” and more in this week's notable book deals.

  • Picture Book Parody Aims to Hypnotize Kids into Harvard

    For parents who don’t want their kids sleeping all night, but rather staying up studying, Penguin Young Readers Group is publishing a parody of 'The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep' early next year. 'The Rabbit Who Wants to Go to Harvard' hops into bookstores in February.

  • Book Deals: Week of November 9, 2015

    Grammy–winner Kelly Rowland delves into baby talk at Da Capo, former KGB agent Jack Barsky tells his story for Tyndale, and more in this week's notable book deals.

  • Houghton Mifflin Partners with Weber Grills

    Beginning in January, the house will become publishing partner, in the U.S. and Canada, with the popular manufacturer of outdoor gas, charcoal, and electric grills.

  • Bidding Frenzy Erupts for Princeton U Press Backlist Title

    Princeton University Press is breaking foreign sales records with its 2013 book 'The Great Escape,' after author Angus Deaton was named a Nobel Prize winner in economics last month.

  • Book Deals: Week of November 2, 2015

    Mitali Perkins sells to FSG, Feiwel & Friends nabs teacher Jake Burt’s debut, Amy Ephron sells her first children’s book, and more in this week's column.

  • Random House Acquires First Book By Pope Francis

    'The Name of God Is Mercy: A Conversation with Andrea Tornielli' will be published in January 2016.

  • Book Deals: Week of October 26, 2015

    Pushcart Prize–winner Stephanie Powell Watts takes her debut to Ecco, Diana Palmer gets seven figures from Harlequin, Juliet Nicolson sells a nonfiction title to FSG, and more in this week's notable book deals.

  • Book Deals: Week of October 19, 2015

    Agent Andrew Blauner sells a Beatles anthology he is editing to Blue Rider, the Hawker Fare cookbook goes to Ecco, Aladdin buys two more Barbara Dee middle-grade novels, and more in this week's notable book deals.

  • PRH Signs Global Deal for Phil Collins Autobiography

    Penguin Random House has signed a global deal for the autobiography of musician Phil Collins, with Tricia Boczkowski buying for Crown U.S. and Ben Dunn buying for Century U.K.

  • Book Deals: Week of October 12, 2015

    The follow-up to The Golem and the Jinni goes to HarperCollins for a rumored seven figures, Deborah Harkness sells her fourth novel, and more in this week's notable book deals.

  • Book Deals: Week of October 5, 2015

    Jennifer Wiener goes kid friendly, taking a middle-grade trilogy to Aladdin; Viking nabs the new novel by Ruth Ozeki; Wattpad bestseller Kirsty Moseley lands at Forever; and more in this week's notable book deals.

  • Book Deals: Week of September 28, 2015

    Blue Rider nabs a collection of humorous essays from Annabelle Gurwitch, Amazon’s 47 North buys an urban fantasy series from Sarah Fine, Harlequin signs Gena Showalter, and more in this week's notable book deals.

  • Trump Signs for New Book with S&S

    Simon & Schuster's Threshold Editions will publish a new, untitled book by Donald Trump October 27.

  • Book Deals: Week of September 21, 2015

    A book on the Amazon rainforest goes to Picador, Other Press’s Judith Gurewich buys Mincemeat, FSG acquires a debut picture book by novelist Mitali Perkins, and more in this week's notable book deals.

  • Interest in Debut British Novel Heats Up

    Since being submitted on Friday, 'Halcyon' by Katie Khan has already collected offers from seven countries, and deals have been closed with Italian publisher, Newton Compton and Heyne in Germany.

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