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  • Book Deals: Week of February 24, 2020

    Among this week’s notable deals is the seven-figure sale of a debut novel titled 'The Other Black Girl.' The send-up of the publishing industry, by a former Knopf assistant editor, was pitched as 'Get Out' meets 'Younger.'

  • Former Knopf Assistant Sells Publishing Novel in Seven Figure Deal

    Every assistant sifting through the slush pile, dreaming of selling their own novel, can now focus on the tale of Zakiya Harris, a former assistant editor who just sold her debut to Atria in a seven-figure deal.

  • Book Deals: Week of February 17, 2020

    Marilynne Robinson and FSG go back to Gilead, Iowa, and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of February 10, 2020

    Among the big acquisitions this week are a memoir by Bonobos founder Andy Dunn, a new novel by David Duchovny, and a new trilogy by Calendar Girl author Audrey Carlan.

  • Book Deals: Week of February 3, 2020

    S&S signs Jerry Seinfeld, Morrow bets big on a memoir by a woman who taught her dog to communicate, and Harper buys a posthumous memoir by Elijah Cummings.

  • Book Deals: Week of January 27, 2020

    Lee Child re-ups with Random House for a quartet of new Jack Reacher novels, to be written with his brother; a debut novel by a Columbia College Chicago MFA sells in the high six figures; and Maggie Nelson signs a two-book deal.

  • Book Deals: Week of January 20, 2020

    Among the big deals this week are a picture book that sold for a rumored seven figures at auction, a book about the Kennedy clan, and a middle grade memoir, which HarperCollins Children’s nabbed for six figures.

  • Book Deals: Week of January 13, 2020

    Former 'PW' reviews editor Jessamine Chan sold a debut novel, Viking Children’s bought the middle grade debut of YA author Sangu Mandanna for six figures, and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of January 6, 2020

    Notable deals this week include a major acquisition for MIT Press, a first-person tale of survival on the high seas, and a YA novel that HarperTeen won at auction.

  • Book Deals: Week of December 23, 2019

    Ken Follett sells a 'Pillars' prequel to Viking, HMH takes two from a senior writer at the 'Root,' and One World buys a book on the protests in Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray in police custody.

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