- T.C. Boyle's Fictional Kinsey
Slovak bought North American rights from agent Georges Borchardt and will publish next fall.
- Mary Queen of Scots at Auction
Dolan won the book with a strong North American rights bid to agent Emma Parry at Carlisle & Company.
- Worst Mine Disaster in U.S.
She bought world English rights for six figures in a deal conducted by agent Susan Raihofer at the David Black agency.
- Leno Doing Kids' Book for S&S
TV late-night talk show host Jay Leno has signed to do a children's picture book for S&S Books for Young Readers, where president Rick Richter signed him with agent Amanda Urban at ICM and Byron Preiss, of his own company, w
- Book, Movie Deals for First Novel
This story of an American ad exec kidnapped after a plane crash in the Congo and the efforts of his wife and blind son to locate him was bought for world rights by editor Antonia Fusco at Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, in a sale orchestrated by Dallas agent David Hale Smith of DHS
- Zigman Back, with Book & Movie
Agent Theresa Park at Sanford Greenburger, who made the sale, also worked with Richard Green at CAA to make a strong six-figure movie deal with Tom Hanks's Playtone production company, with Nia Vardalos of My Big Fat Greek Wedding set to script and star.
- CNN's Dobbs for Doubleday
Roger Scholl, executive editor of the house's Currency imprint, which will publish the as yet untitled book next fall, bought it from agent Wayne S.
- LB Takes Rankin (and His Rebus)
She paid a major sum to agent Dominick Abel for North American rights, including audio, first serial, electronic and book club, and plans to publish the first of the new titles, Resurrection Men, in March of next year.
- Job Moves: March 9, 2011
Nolan, who starts at the entertainment agency on March 14, was most recently a literary agent at DeFiore and Company where her authors include Danica McKellar and Stephen "Steve-O" Glover.
- Job Moves: October 30, 2013
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Toni Mendez-Shapiro, former Rockette and longtime literary agent, died at her home in Manhattan on March 9.
- Gray Family Memoir for RH
It was a North American rights buy from agent Georges Borchardt, for a substantial six figures.
- First Novelist Hecht for Harper
Menaker bought world rights from agent David McCormick at the Collins-McCormick agency.
- Knowing Mr. Rogers
Now Madigan is putting it all into a Rogers memoir called I'm Proud of You, and in a recent auction run by Coast agent B.J.
- Fictionwise to End Branded Stores
According to a post on agent and e-book publisher Richard Curtis’ Web site, Fictionwise will close its branded stores by the end of the month.