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  • Biden Books Go to Flatiron

    In a rumored $8 million deal, Flatiron Books acquired three non-fiction works by former Vice President Joe Biden. One of the books is being co-written by Biden's wife, Dr. Jill Biden.

  • Book Deals: Week of April 3, 2017

    Threshold buys a conservative novelty book, Maggie Stiefvater’s new YA goes to Scholastic, Hachette invests in a millennial money guru, and more in this week's notable book deals.

  • Book Proposal from 'Hidden Figures' Author Making Rounds

    Margot Lee Shetterly, whose 2016 nonfiction bestseller 'Hidden Figures' served as the basis for the unexpected box office smash of the same name, is currently taking meetings with the major publishers. Some insiders guessed that this new work could fetch well into seven figures.

  • Book Deals: Week of March 27, 2017

    One of the 'Clinton 12' sells a middle grade nonfiction book; bestseller Alex Kershaw sells a D-Day title to Caliber; and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of March 20, 2017

    Tor Teen buys a YA trilogy, B&N Discover winner Abby Geni sells her sophomore novel, a Grammy-winning children’s musician closes on his first picture book, and more in this week's notable book deals.

  • Book Deals: Week of March 13, 2017

    Kristan Higgins moves houses for seven figures, a millennial activist gets six figures at S&S, and more in this week's notable book deals.

  • Viking to Publish Le Carre’s New George Smiley Novel in September

    'A Legacy of Spies,' the first novel in 25 years to feature le Carré's most popular character, George Smiley, will be released on September 5.

  • Obamas' Books to Be Published By Crown

    Less than a week after it was announced that Penguin Random House had acquired books by former president and first lady Barack and Michelle Obama for a rumored $65 million, Crown Publishing Group has been named as the PRH unit that will release the titles in the U.S. and Canada.

  • Book Deals: Week of March 6, 2017

    S&S nabs an Andrew Nagorski book about World War II; Tor readies a relaunch of George R.R. Martin’s Wild Cards series; Rachel Caine re-ups at Berkley; and more.

  • The Obamas' Book Deals Spark $65 Million Mystery

    If Penguin Random House really spent the rumored $65 million to acquire books by the former president and first lady, Barack and Michelle Obama, how could the publisher recoup its outlay? It might not be that hard.

  • Book Deals: Week of February 27, 2017

    HQN buys seven titles from romance author JoAnn Ross, Thomas Nelson takes a memoir by the BTK Killer’s daughter, Hyperion nabs a middle grade title about coding, and more in this week's notable book deals.

  • Melville House Partners with Indie Bookseller on Obama Book

    The indie publisher, working with the Harvard Bookstore, will release a book of the farewell speeches of the former President and First Lady on March 28.

  • Book Deals: Week of February 20, 2017

    Knopf nabs a biography of Anne Spoerry, a debut author brings a noir sci-fi trilogy to Kensington, Sourcebooks takes three titles in a thriller series, and more in this week's notable book deals.

  • Obama Book Deals Getting Close

    Book proposals from former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama are making the rounds among the Big Five trade publishers.

  • Sourcebooks Signs Author of Wattpad's Most-Read Story of 2016

    Sourcebooks has acquired worldwide English rights to 'Chasing Red,' a novel by Canadian author Isabelle Ronin, which was the most-read story on Wattpad last year.

  • Book Deals: Week of February 13, 2017

    A debut author brings a historical novel to Kensington, Jewel’s father sells a memoir to Blackstone, Two Dollar Radio nabs a debut story collection, and more in this week's notable book deals.

  • Book Deals: Week of February 6, 2017

    Atria nabs a debut novel on the Israeli military draft, Acevedo brings a historical novel to Europa, a journalist’s book on truth under Trump goes to Prometheus Books, and more in this week's notable book deals.

  • Book Deals: Week of January 30, 2017

    MCD/FSG nabs a debut thriller by a Yaddo fellow, Emily Bestler takes the second novel by Amy Poeppel, Reston brings a Vietnam War Memorial history to Arcade, and more.

  • Book Deals: Week of January 23, 2017

    Sourcebooks buys a postapocalyptic thriller, a Bonnie and Clyde novel goes to Tor, a self-published author sells a new series to Grand Central Forever, and more in this week's notable book deals.

  • A Post-Election Crop of Instant Trump Books

    The surprising victory of Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election has resulted in a boom in books about his rise—a number of which have been crashed and rushed out the door.

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