- David Jackson
Along with literary agent Marie Brown, he organized the first book fair in Harlem (the Lewis Michaux Book Fair at the Studio Museum in Harlem) in the 1970s.
- Janet Silver Joins Zachary Shuster Harmsworth
Silver, who took an editor-at-large post at Nan Talese after the Houghton cutbacks (and was then a casualty of layoffs at Random House), is taking on the post of agent and editorial director at Zachary Shuster Harmsworth.
- Krugman Signed at Norton
The deal was signed with agent Bob Barnett at Williams & Connolly, for mid six figures, and the book will be published next fall.
- A Close Look at Religion
Viking's Paul Slovak bought North American rights from agent John Brockman and will publish in fall 2005.
- BEA Won't Be Involved In Rights Show
Publishing in New York, a rights show aimed at the international agent and scout community, won't have the support of BookExpo America after all.
- Untold Korean War Story
A Navy officer who led a secret mission behind North Korean lines to prepare the way for General Douglas MacArthur's invasion at Inchon during the Korean War left his own account in a safe deposit box when he died three years ago, and Pu
- Book Born in Blackout
Executive editor Steve Geck at the Greenwillow imprint at Harper Children's was actually negotiating with agent Holly McGhee by phone over a debut book by Katherine Hannigan when the the lights went out and the phones crashed.
- Texas Love Story a Big Deal
She bought North American rights from agent Barbara Braun at Barbara Braun Associates and plans to publish the first novel next summer.
- PW: Corrections and Clarifications
And agent Susan Rabiner rightly informs us that The Physics of Star Trek sold over 100,000 in hardcover, not 40,000 as mentioned last week.
- Contest Winner's Book for SMP
Martin's, who won it in an auction run by agent Joelle Delbourgo.
- Bloomsbury to Publish Memoir by Irish President
Agent Lynn Franklin, of Lynn C.
- Huffington Redux
Miramax editor Susan Mercandetti signed for world rights from agent Arthur Pine and aims to publish next spring.
- TV Quiz Queen To Tell Tale
It will be called Memoirs of an Unfit Mother, and British-based agent Ed Victor made the North American rights sale, for about half a million dollars.
- E-book Writer for Print
This made it easy for Davidson to secure an agent, which she did, in the person of Ethan Ellenberg, who was able to raise her rate.
- Jogger Book Is Scribner Auction Win
The case was a newspaper sensation at the time, and there is still keen media interest; the agent holds first serial rights.