- A Year of War in Iraq
The young Floridian spent his nights while his unit was on duty in Baghdad tapping out his thoughts and experiences on the company's laptop, and an embedded journalist with the unit, intrigued, put him in touch with agent Anna Ghosh at Scovil Chichak & Galen.
- Novel Deal for a Bookseller
It was signed with Maureen O'Neal at Ballantine, for a novel called The Poet of Tolstoy Park and a second one, done with Coast agent Amy Rennert.
- Five Deals for 10 Books
Anderson, whose agents at Trident Media Group, Robert Gottlieb and John Silbersack, worked out deals ranging in size from five figures to seven with five publishers on both sides of the Atlantic that will keep him busy for years to come.
- Quick Take on Enron Saga
Kaufman bought world rights plus first serial, audio and electronic book, from agent Dan Green at his POM agency, and plans to publish, with equal speed, by next October.
- Viking's Prize-winning U.K. Buy
Slovak made his buy, like Britain's Sceptre imprint at Hodder, on the basis of a partial manuscript, from London agent Rupert Heath, and plans to publish in 2003.
- Ten Bidders for Story Collection
The collection is called A Few Notes on Tropical Butterflies, and agent Molly Friedrich at Aaron Priest, who made the sale of U.S. and Canadian rights, said it is "extraordinarily wide-ranging, set in many different parts of the world, with amazingly convincing voices, and all refl
- Job Moves: September 24, 2010
Dystel & Goderich Literary Management has added two agents: John Rudolph and Stephanie DeVita.
- Job Moves: February 7, 2011
At D4EO Literary Agency, Kristin Miller has been promoted to associate agent.
- Fifty Shades of Sleepwear
The property’s global licensing agent, Caroline Mickler, and CopCorp launched the Fifty Shades merchandising effort with some fanfare at the Licensing International Expo in June.
- Vasconcelos e Sá Opening New Portuguese Publishing House
The news of the new company comes just after Vasconcelos e Sá made a noted deal at the Frankfurt Book Fair, pre-empting Portuguese rights to Sasha Grey's The Juliette Society, which Foundry Literary + Media's Peter McGuigan is selling in Germany (along with co-agent Marc Gerald a
- 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.
- Breslin and the Hit Men
The project was bought for Ecco at Harper, world rights, by DanHalpern and recently hired (from Random) Lee Boudreaux, from agent DavidBlack.
- ...And Ballantine Signs Serial Killer Analysis
Agent Jonathon Lazear shopped the completed manuscript to four publishers.
- Little, Brown To Release New Tom Wolfe
The Hachette division acquired North American rights to the work from agent Lynn Nesbit of Janklow & Nesbit, and the book, set for a 2009 publication, will be edited by senior editor Pat Strachan (who worked with Wolfe on numerous books at FSG, including Bonfire of the Vanities and
- PW: Weld Turns Writer
The book, tentatively scheduled for September 1998 publication, was acquired by S&S editor Alice Mayhew in a deal negotiated by agent Peter Matson.Back To News --->