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  • Book Deals: Week of November 30, 2020

    S&S buys a cookbook from the creator of Netflix’s ‘Somebody Feed Phil,’ Holt is set to publish Alan Rickman’s diaries, and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of November 23, 2020

    HarperCollins buys a YA novel composed of interlinked stories by some of the biggest names in the genre, Terry McMillan sells a novel to Ballantine, and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of November 16, 2020

    Maggie Haberman sells a Trump book to Penguin Press, Dial signs a trilogy based on the Dirty Diana podcast, and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of November 9, 2020

    Portfolio buys a business book from a fashion brand founder, Paul Tran pens a poetry collection for Penguin, and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of November 2, 2020

    Harper buys a memoir from Alexander Vindman, a WaPo columnist sells his memoir to S&S, and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of October 26, 2020

    Bestselling author Steve Berry finds a new home at Grand Central, Grove buys a Norwegian debut, and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of October 19, 2020

    Stacey Abrams sells a Supreme Court thriller to Doubleday, Norton buys a novel from Richard Powers, and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of October 12, 2020

    Meg Medina sells three to Candlewick, Random House buys a title on inequality from a data journalist, and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of October 5, 2020

    Nicole Lapin lands a seven-book, seven-figure deal with HarperCollins Leadership; Berkley prevails at auction to take three from Lana Popovic´; and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of September 28, 2020

    Swedish author Alex Schulman sells a novel to Doubleday in a high-six-figure preempt, St. Martin’s buys Therese Anne Fowler’s latest for seven figures, and more.

  • More on McGuigan's New Shingle, Ultra Literary

    Foundry Literary + Media co-founder Peter McGuigan has provided more details on his new literary agency Ultra Literary, which we announced last week.

  • Book Deals: Week of September 21, 2020

    Custom House goes big on a debut, Nicole Maines sells a memoir to Dial, Crown pays seven figures for a new one from Deepak Chopra, and more.

  • PRH to Release Obama’s 'A Promised Land’ Globally in November

    The first volume of Barack Obama's long-anticipated presidential memoir, 'A Promised Land,' will be published globally in hardcover and digital formats on November 17, 2020, by Crown, an imprint of Penguin Random House.

  • Book Deals: Week of September 14, 2020

    Scribner buys a book on Joe Biden by 'New Yorker' staff writer Evan Osnos, First Second is set to launch a middle grade graphic novel series by Mike Dawson, and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of September 7, 2020

    Oprah’s Flatiron imprint nabs a nonfiction title by a Nobel laureate, Holt buys a debut novel by a PRH UK editor, and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of August 31, 2020

    John Green sells an essay collection for adults to Dutton, Putnam pays seven figures for a debut YA fantasy trilogy, and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of August 24, 2020

    Ballantine buys a new novel by 'The Paris Wife' author Paula McLain, Kwame Alexander sells an adult poetry title on Black resistance in the U.S. to HMH, and Viking takes a Covid title from John Barry.

  • Crown to Crash Cuomo's Covid-19 Account

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will publish 'American Crisis' on October 13. Crown, the book's publisher, said the title will be a "revealing, behind-the-scenes account" of the author's experience leading the state through the Covid-19 epidemic.

  • Book Deals: Week of August 17, 2020

    Among the week’s big deals are the acquisition of a #MeToo memoir by a French publishing exec, Sharon Stone’s memoir, and Andy Weir’s new novel.

  • Book Deals: Week of August 10, 2020

    Among the big books sold this week are a nonfiction book from former National Security Council member Fiona Hill, a nonfiction book on skyscrapers, and a book about how sports is helping the country to transform its understanding of sex and gender.

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