- Burroughs Running Back
Martin's Press editor, Jennifer Enderlin, was quick to sign him up for a further two books with agent Christopher Schelling at Ralph Vicinanza.
- Afghan's Debut Novel Preempted
Spiegel bought U.S. rights from agent Elaine Koster and plans to publish early in 2004.
- Two Freed Slaves' Stories
Andrea Schulz bought world rights in the book for Harcourt from Boston publisher-turned-agent Wendy Strothman and will publish in 2006.
- Creamer Signs WTC Oral History
Creamer bought world hard/soft rights (paperback for Broadway) from agent Chris Calhoun at Sterling Lord Literistic.
- Regan's New Buy: South African Novel
Regan said that reading only one page convinced her to buy it, from agent Isobel Dixon at London's Blake Friedmann agency.
- All About Google
The world rights sale was made by agent Ronald Goldfarb.
- 'White City' Writer Back
The author's longtime editor Betty Prashker joined with Crown publisher Steve Ross to buy North American rights from agent David Black.
- Turner Buys New, and Backlist, Barbara Wood
Executive editor Diane Gedymin took North American rights from agent Harvey Klinger.
- Harvey Weinstein Memoir Signed
Friedman signed for North American and U.K. rights in the untitled book with agent Jennifer Rudolph Walsh at William Morris.
- Knopf Wins 'Moscow at War'
Carol Janeway at Knopf was the winner over four other publishers when agent George Lucas at Carlisle & Company put the book up for auction on behalf of Profile Books, its London publisher.
- 'Alive!' Survivor Tells Own Story
is now telling his own story, and Crown's Annik La Farge has bought world rights in it from agent Stephanie Kip Rostan at Levine Greenberg.
- Dowd Takes on Bush for Putnam
This was a world and audio rights deal concluded with agent Esther Newberg at ICM, and the book will be out in August, in time for both political conventions and the closing weeks of the 2004 White House campaign.
- Harcourt Gets Wallach Memoir
Bernard bought world rights (excluding German, to be sold separately) from agent Marly Rusoff.
- Edgar Winner Moves to Knopf
Lansdale, whose mystery The Bottoms won this year's Edgar Award for best novel, is moving from Mysterious Press to Knopf, where Sonny Mehta has just made a mid-six-figure deal, U.S. and Canada, for his next two books with agent Jimmy Vines.
- Analyzing Bush
Martin's bought for North American rights from agent Andrew Blauner.