- Big LB Buy of Vampire Debut
Arthur bought the book for world rights from agent Amy Williams at Collins McCormick and plans to publish next June.
- Leonard Back to Morrow
In the intervening time he's been a Dell/Delacorte regular, but all that will change under a huge deal worked out by Harper executive editor Marjorie Braman with Leonard's agent Andrew Wylie, in association with Michael Siegel.Under it, the house has bought hardcover rights to the next t
- A Debut Novel at 72
The North American rights sale was made by Zoe Pagnamenta in the New York office of London agent Peters Fraser & Dunlop.
- Rep to the Rescue
She in turn loved the novel and sent Beard to an agent, Jane Dystel—just in time to prevent him from signing a check for the printer.
- Letters from Landers
The agent was Bob Barnett at Williams & Connolly in Washington, D.C., and Warner plans to publish in fall 2003.
- Patterson Switching to Holt
Sterling, who signed with Coast agent Fred Hill of the Frederick Hill—Bonnie Nadell agency, will edit the books himself.
- Blacks Battle Back
Jackson bought North American rights from agent Charlotte Sheedy.
- Baron High on Indian Debut
The buy was a two-book deal, made with Emma Perry at Carlisle & Company, acting for Kunzru's London agent, Jonny Geller at Curtis Brown.
- Bouton Takes on Stadium Issue
Golob signed the book, world rights, from agent Matt Bialer at Trident Media Group and will publish next spring.
- Canadian Hit Finds U.S. Home
The agent who made the original sale is Bruce Westwood at his Toronto agency, Westwood Creative; Turner will publish here next January.
- The First Fundamentalist?
The buy was of North American rights, from agent Kathy Robbins, and it's too early yet, says Duggan, to predict a likely publication date.
- Coyne and the Colonel
Well, he did, and Coyne acquired the tentatively titled In Search of Honor, which concerns a young man's quest to clear his Vietnam vet father's name, from agent Henry Morrison and plans it to be a Doubleday's lead fiction title for fall 1998.
- Deconstructing Freud
The deal was made by Marly Rusoff, a former senior publicity executive and associate publisher at Doubleday, who is now agenting as an affiliate of the Carlisle & Company agency.
- Glass, Ha Jin Stay at Pantheon
Deborah Garrison bought the next novel by Glass as part of a two-book deal with agent Gail Hochman at Brandt & Hochman that also includes a story collection.
- Now, 'Regrettable' Home Decor
His acquiring editor is again Crown's Doug Pepper, who bought world English rights from Lileks's home-state agent, Jonathan Lazear.