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  • 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.

  • Book Deals: Week of August 3, 2020

    Scribner buys a book about America’s first female astronauts, Matthew McConaughey sells a memoir to Crown, and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of July 27, 2020

    Scribner scores Reynolds's first book for adults, Bola heads to Atria, and S&S nabs a 'New York Times' writer's first book in 20 years.

  • Book Deals: Week of July 20, 2020

    Hanover Square Press buys a memoir from a Daily Beast editor for six figures, Andrew McCarthy sells a memoir about his Brat Pack days to Grand Central, and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of July 13, 2020

    HarperCollins takes three from an Irish-Australian bestseller; Harper buys a manifesto from Charles M. Blow; and with the U.S. copyright for 'The Great Gatsby' expiring in December, Little, Brown plans a prequel for January.

  • Book Deals: Week of July 6, 2020

    Holt takes two from activist and YA author Kimberly Jones, Thomas & Mercer buys a standalone thriller from Tess Gerritsen and Gary Braver, and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of June 29, 2020

    A “marginalized people’s history of labor in the U.S.” goes to One Signal for six figures, HarperCollins takes on a book about Prince Harry and Prince William, Willie Nelson and his sister sell a memoir to Random House, and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of June 22, 2020

    Princeton University Press wins a book on forgiveness in a 10-house auction, Dolly Parton’s “life in lyrics” goes to Chronicle, and S&S editor Denene Millner sells a multigenerational epic to St. Martin’s.

  • Knopf Buys New Ishiguro Novel

    Kazuo Ishiguro has sold a new novel, which marks his first since winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2017. 'Klara and the Sun,' narrated by "an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities," is set for March 2021, Knopf said.

  • Book Deals: Week of June 15, 2020

    Among the notable books that sold this week are a history of how black labor built America and a nonfiction work on black radical poetics by a National Book Award nominee.

  • Book Deals: Week of June 8, 2020

    Among the notable deals last week were the sale of a memoir from a PBS NewsHour correspondent, a novel about a woman who gives birth to an owl, and international bestseller Michel Faber’s latest novel.

  • Estates Management Agency Acquires 12 Literary Estates

    International Literary Properties, an estate management firm formed late last year with headquarters in London and New York, has acquired 12 literary estates, including those of Evelyn Waugh and Georges Simenon.

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