- Hot Deals
The other offbeat aspect is that the deal was done between author and publisher without benefit of an agent....
- Ecco Wins Auction for Schama
An auction conducted by agent Michael Carlisle for three new books by British historian Simon Schama was won by Dan Halpern, who heads Harper's Ecco imprint.
Literary agent and now author Raphael Sagalyn has compiled the first comprehensive guide to the voluminous reliable and tax-supported U.S. government information available through federal agency Web sites.
- Howard Moves to Ballantine
Howard's editor will be editorial director Linda Marrow (also formerly at Pocket), and the deal was signed with agent Robin Rue at Writer's House.
- Big Deal for Idaho Editor
The North American rights deal was signed with agent David McCormick at Collins McCormick.
- Enron Title with Informed Help
The executive editor of the house's Currency imprint, Roger Scholl, signed the book, tentatively titled Power Failure, from agent David McCormick at IMG, for U.S., Canada, open market and second serial rights.
- Trump Not by Trump
The book was bought from agent Andrew Blauner, world rights, and is scheduled for publication as soon as October.
- A Special Day for an Artist
Marcus, George Nicholson (her agent) and David Gale (her editor).
- HC To Deliver Election Book from Heilemann and Halperin
Tim Duggan, v-p and executive editor at Harper, inked the deal with agent Andrew Wylie, and the book, which is slated for a fall 2009 release, will chronicle the Obama-Clinton showdown on the Democratic ticket as well as McCain's surprise victory in the Republican primary.
- Actress's YA Series Expands
The world rights deal was made with Hollywood agent Alan Nevins at The Firm.
- 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.
- Whither Hubbell?
The book is back to William Morris agent Michael Carlisle, with no word yet on a new taker.
- 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.
- S&S Announces New Dork Diaries Books
The deal was negotiated between deputy publisher Mara Anastas and agent Daniel Lazar of Writers House; executive editor Liesa Abrams will edit.