- The Athlete in the Boardroom
Hills beat out two other leading contenders, Viking and HarperCollins, in the stretch to win North American, first serial and audio (paperback to Fireside) rights in a sale negotiated by agent Alice Martell.
- 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.
- A Patchett Nonfiction Title for HC
Her regular editor at Harper, Allison Callahan, signed the book for North American and open market rights with agent Lisa Bankoff at ICM.
- Mailer on the War
His editor, David Ebershoff (replacing Ann Godoff), said the book had actually been planned before the NYRB piece, in discussions with Andrew Wylie, his agent, and the whole deal had been put together very rapidly.
- Dave in High School
They were sold by Pelzer's longtime agent, Laurie Liss, now at Sterling Lord Literistic.
- WWII Sea Story Big S&S Buy
She paid a "significant six figures" to agent Stuart Krichevsky for All Brave Sailors: The Sinking of the Anglo Saxon by J.
- 'Insatiable' Critic Tells All
So the title of a tell-all memoir she is writing just had to be Insatiable, and her agent, Jane Dystel, decided she would host a party to introduce Greene to interested editors.
- PW: 'Bicycle Days' Author Returns
Knopf editor Robin Desser paid a reported $250,000 advance in a deal negotiated by ICM agent Amanda Urban.
- Ajami Book on Arabs Auctioned
His bid for world English rights to agent Jennifer Gates at Zachary Shuster Harmsworth beat out offers from Norton, HarperCollins, Riverhead and Random House.
- Alice Randall Redux
It's called Pushkin and the Queen of Spades, and senior editor Anton Mueller signed it for world rights directly with Randall, without benefit of agent, hoping to publish next spring.
- Another Side of Shakur
Letters, poems and erotic fantasies by late rap icon Tupac Shakur, written to Angela Ardis, who wrote to him in jail in 1995, will be published in a book called Inside a Thug's Heart, which Karen Thomas at Kensington's Dafina imp
- Job Moves: April 22, 2013
\tJulia Kenny is joining the Dunow Carlson & Lerner Agency as an agent.
- Job Moves: June 16, 2014
Lisa Barnes, formerly Ballantine Bantam Dell assistant director of publicity, has joined the Random House Speakers Bureau as assistant agent director.