- Wiley Gets Helicopter Ace's Tale
Now he is to tell his story in Helicopter Pilot, which he plans to write with Nick Taylor, coauthor on John Glenn's memoir, and which John Wiley executive editor Tom Miller just preempted for world rights from agent Bob DiForio; the deal also includes first and second serial, book
- Little, Brown Snags Berger Sequel
\t\tBased on a partial manuscript, Little, Brown editor Roger Donald has paid a rumored $300,000 advance in a deal negotiated by agent Don Congdon, for The Return of Little Big Man, the sequel to the 1964 Thomas Berger classic that was als
- New Take on 'Little Women'
Weber, whose most recent novel was The Music Lesson, has written a tale of three young women who flee home and their romantic entanglements, and agent Gloria Loomis sold North American rights for a "handsome" six figures.
- Sinha Novel to S&S
\t\tDedi Felman at Simon & Schuster took U.S. rights to Indian writer Indra Sinha’s Animal’s People in an auction conducted by agent Dan Mandel at Sanford Greenburger on behalf of Carole Blake in the U.K.
- 'Mask Boy' Tale to Putnam
She bought world hard/soft rights, plus audio and first serial, to The Boy Behind the Mask from agents Noah Lukeman and Irv Schwartz at AMG.
- Palmer Moving to SMP
SMP's Matthew Shear, who used to handle the author at Bantam, made the North American rights deal with agent Jane Birkey at Jane Rotrosen, and Palmer's SMP editor will be Jennifer Enderlin.
- New Opponent for Bush
Dunne bought world, audio and serial rights from agent Fredericka Friedman.
- Frazier Lands--at Random
She made a hard/soft North American rights deal with Amanda Urban at ICM--also a new agent for the author, who was discovered by Leigh Feldman at Darhansoff & Verrill.
- A Magical Mystery Tour
Weil bought North American rights from agent Jandy Nelson at Manus & Associates on the Coast and plans to publish—when else?
- Harr's Next: Hunt for a Painting
The book was signed by Random president and publisher Ann Godoff with agent Andrew Wylie, for North American rights, and will be edited by executive editor Bob Loomis, who also worked on Harr's previous book.
- Covey now at S&S and Golden
In this new deal negotiated by agent Jan Miller, Golden will publish The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families in October 1997 with a 500,000 first printing and has the first-look option on the next book.
- Comings and Goings: January 5, 2011
She will be working with agents and publishers to develop book projects, and helping new authors fine-tune manuscripts, proposals and picture book dummies.
- Steinbeck Son in Two-Book Buy
The agent was Elizabeth Winick of the McIntosh & Otis agency, which also represents the John Steinbeck estate.
- Podcast: PW's Week Ahead for Friday, May 11
Authors’ representatives – otherwise known as literary agents – have done some writing on their own this week.
- Terry Goodkind to Self-Publish Next Novel
Goodkind's agent, Russell Galen, of Scovil Galen Ghosh, declined to offer any more details about the book, but confirmed that this will be the first title the author has self-published.