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  • Book Deals: Week of March 30, 2020

    Among the big books that sold this week are a true crime tale by a rural doctor, a new novel by three-time Edgar winner T. Jefferson Parker, and a poetry collection by a 'Stranger Things' cast member.

  • Book Deals: Week of March 23, 2020

    Among the big deals this week are a middle grade “biographical novel” about Muhammad Ali by James Patterson and Kwame Alexander and a YA novel by one of the Central Park Five.

  • Book Deals: Week of March 16, 2020

    Among the big books that sold this week are the three new titles 'My Lovely Wife' author Samantha Downing will pen for seven figures; Alexandra Andrews’s hotly contested debut, 'Who Is Maud Dixon?'; and a new memoir from Michael J. Fox.

  • Book Deals: Week of March 9, 2020

    S&S signs a four-book, eight-figure deal with Janet Evanovich, and Doubleday buys a new novel by 'Crazy Rich Asians' author Kevin Kwan.

  • Evanovich Moves to S&S in 'Blockbuster' Deal

    Bestselling author Janet Evanovich has signed with a new publisher in a massive deal--S&S called it a "blockbuster" agreement--that will see her pen four new books for the publisher.

  • Book Deals: Week of March 2, 2020

    Among the big deals this week are a preempt, for a rumored seven figures, to Nina Gramont's novel on the 1926 disappearance of Agatha Christie, along with the sale of a memoir by Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.

  • 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.

  • Book Deals: Week of December 16, 2019

    Ecco invests in Alissa Quart’s follow-up to 'Squeezed,' John Banville sells his first mystery written under his own name, Scribner nabs a novel bought for six figures in the U.K., and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of December 2, 2019

    Millennial journalist Jill Filipovic sells a book on her generation to S&S’s newly launched One Signal imprint, Gallery Books lands a YouTube star, and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of November 25, 2019

    Tor pays seven figures for new Christopher Paolini book, true crime podcasters sign with Dey Street and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of November 18, 2019

    David Chang sells a memoir, Catherine Coulter moves houses, MCD spends big on a graphic memoir, and more in this week's notable book deals.

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