- New Orlean on Rin Tin Tin
The untitled book, which was bought by Geoff Shandler at Little, Brown from agent Richard Pine at Arthur Pine Associates, was taken for North American rights and will be published two years hence.
- Free Press Gets New Kaplan
Agent Marly Rusoff and Kaplan agreed, said Rusoff, that Nichols's background in publishing historical works was crucial in their choice for him as editor of The Interpreter, which tells the grim tale of how black GIs were disproportionately court-martialed, and some of them executed, for crime
- 'Maisie Dobbs' Goes to Holt
They signed author Jacqueline Winspear for North American rights for two new books with agent Amy Rennert and plan to publish the next Dobbs next September, the fourth a year later, both for Picador paperback.
- An Author's Return
West Coast agent Amy Rennert negotiated the world rights deal, and Norton plans to publish next spring.
- Two-Book Deal for Self-Publisher
The deal, for a low six figures, was put together with Mary Yockey, a buyer for the Illinois-based Anderson's Bookshops chain, her first as a literary agent.
- Political Punch
Although the Daily News recently reported that Ed Rollins was at one point attached to the project, William Morris agents Joni Evans and Michael Carlisle told PW that a fiction collaboration idea fell apart more than six months ago.
- A Rafting Guide's Advice
There was thus an eager lineup of five publishers when a Town book was offered at auction by Coast agent Bonnie Solow, and after a seesawing five days, it was won by Crown's Rick Horgan.
- Crown Gets Reviewer's Novel
She has so dared, however, and agent Elizabeth Sheinkman at Elaine Markson has just sold it to Kristen Kiser at Crown for North American rights.
- Irish Rags-to-Riches Tale on Offer
Agent Richard Curtis is handling North American rights.
- PW: Barbara and Bob Miller, Together Again
Miller paid a reported high-six-figure advance for the book in an auction held by agent Harvey Klinger.Back To News ---> Search | Bestsellers
- Swift Preempt for Comedy Thriller
An overnight read by Marc Resnick at the Minotaur imprint at SMP led to a swift preempt (by long-distance phone to agent Joe Veltre, away at a writers' conference in Aspen) for a comedy thriller called Bahamarama by journalist and
- Hanover on Rekindling Old Passions
Hanover, who is a journalist and TV hostess as well as a former actress, was glad to tell her own story, and that of a number of people she interviewed for the book, and a deal was signed for North American rights with agent Fredrica Friedman.
- Marilyn E. Marlow
Literary agent Marilyn E.
- Dallek Takes on Dick & Henry
Tim Duggan at HarperCollins bought world rights from agent John Wright in a book that will lean heavily on voluminous papers and tapes on Nixon just emerging from the National Archives and a similar bounty of Kissinger material that the Archives obtained from the Library of Congress.
- Long Auction for Luxury Book
Agent Todd Shuster at Zachary Shuster Harmsworth said the auction took so long because it was interrupted in the middle by the BEA show.