- 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
- Job Moves: February 7, 2011
At D4EO Literary Agency, Kristin Miller has been promoted to associate agent.
- 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.
- 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.
- Second Golden Signing at Knopf
She bought world rights from agent Leigh Feldman at Darhansoff Verrill & Feldman for an untitled book that will be an account of the making of an American tycoon in the early years of the last century.
- Ballantine Stocking Up
Mark Tavani signed the world rights deal with agent Cynthia Manson.
- 'Gotham Diaries' Grabbed by Hyperion
Hyperion publisher Ellen Archerwas late leaving the office for the BEA show recently, which enabled her to get in on the ground floor when agent Suzanne Gluckat William Morris called to offer her a novel manuscript called The Gotham Diaries by
- A Brontë Lives Again
The U.S. rights buy was made from Melanie Jackson, acting on behalf of U.K. agents Rogers, Coleridge and White.
- Putnam Gets Touched by an Angel
Putnam vice-president and senior editor Stacy Creamer acquired the book from William Morris agent Dan Strone and plans an October 1997 publication.
- Rubin Buys Terrorist Thriller
The book's called The Pinocchio Syndrome and is described as having a highly unusual premise: in the post—September 11 world a mysterious body has come up with a way of carrying out, undetected, a genocidal reprisal against any ethnic group believed to be harboring terrorists; agent Deborah Sc
- Knopf Buys September 11 Saga
She bought world rights from agent Wendy Weil for a major six-figure advance.
- Godoff's Ghostly Buy
It's called The Ghost Hunters by Pulitzer Prize—winning science writer Deborah Blum (The Monkey Wars), and Godoff won it in a best-bid auction run by agent Suzanne Gluck at William Morris.
- An Irish Atrocity
HarperCollins executive editor Dan Conaway bought Duffy's story, North American rights, from agent Mary Evans, for delivery next year.