- Obituary: Publisher Oscar Dystel, 101
Dystel is survived by his daughter, literary agent Jane Dystel.
- 'Scorpion' To Pocket
\t\tThe buzz on thriller Nine Scorpions, just acquired by Pocket v-p/executive editor Julie Rubenstein and senior editor Gary Goldstein, in a six-figure, hard/soft deal negotiated by agent Al Zuckerman, was that it was a Striptease/Pelican Brief
- Little, Brown to Publish John Lennon's Letters
Robert Kirby at United Agents brokered the deal.
- Job Moves: March 13, 2013
\tEdward Necarsulmer IV and Eleanor Jackson have joined Dunow, Carlson and Lerner Literary Agency as agents.
- Moore Goes to Warner
He signed with Time Warner Trade Publishing chief Larry Kirshbaum, who did the deal with agent Mort Janklow.
- Prohibition Story, for Book and TV
The eager buyer was Scribner publisher Susan Moldow, who signed for North American, audio and first serial rights with agent Liz Darhansoff at Darhansoff & Verrill—part of the deal being an arrangement whereby the book will form the basis for one of award-winning TV documentary maker Ken Burns'
- PW: Hot Deals: HarperCollins Acquires Book on Asia Nukes
Delbourgo bought the book after it was put on multiple submission by Bracken's agent, Kim Witherspoon, and says it will be "accessible and important."
- Fictional 'Page Sex' Bought
The agent was Donna Bagdasarian at Vigliano Associates.
- This Bell Is Ringing
This is Bell's second book featuring super agent Alexander Hawke, and the author is being compared to James Patterson and Clive Cussler.
- Kids' Book from Ali's Daughter
Agent Susan Crawford, who made the sale, said she had spent time recently with Ali and his daughter in Los Angeles, where the fighter was "in terrific form, doing magic tricks and telling jokes."
- Sandra Brown Switches Houses
It was a North American rights deal, signed with the author's longtime agent Maria Carvainis, and while no one is talking figures, it seems certain to have gone into eight.
- Two-Book Deal for 'Zippy'
Senior editor Amy Scheibe signed for Haven Kimmel's two new novels with agent Bill Clegg at Burnes & Clegg.
- 'Pulpwood Queens' Heard From
Agent Marly Rusoff just sold her offspring to Warner's Amy Einhorn for U.S., Canadian and open market rights.
- PW: 'Head Above Water'
- Religion Book Deals: July 22, 2020
Agent Jim Hart represented Gray and the title -- a tale of mysterious images appearing in a church's stained glass windows — is set for a Dec. 20 release.