- Job Moves: April 22, 2013
\tJulia Kenny is joining the Dunow Carlson & Lerner Agency as an agent.
- Evanovich Signs New Deal with BBD
This deal, which is for a new series Evanovich will be writing with TV/film scribe Phoef Sutton, was done by Evanovich's agent, Peter Evanovich, and president and publisher of RH, Gina Centrello, with executive v-p of BBD, Libby McGuire.
- Job Moves: June 16, 2014
Lisa Barnes, formerly Ballantine Bantam Dell assistant director of publicity, has joined the Random House Speakers Bureau as assistant agent director.
- Ajami Book on Arabs Auctioned
His bid for world English rights to agent Jennifer Gates at Zachary Shuster Harmsworth beat out offers from Norton, HarperCollins, Riverhead and Random House.
- Alice Randall Redux
It's called Pushkin and the Queen of Spades, and senior editor Anton Mueller signed it for world rights directly with Randall, without benefit of agent, hoping to publish next spring.
- Another Side of Shakur
Letters, poems and erotic fantasies by late rap icon Tupac Shakur, written to Angela Ardis, who wrote to him in jail in 1995, will be published in a book called Inside a Thug's Heart, which Karen Thomas at Kensington's Dafina imp
- Francis Greenburger Now Shareholder in OR Books
., and the founder of the Catskill-based OMI Center for the Arts, which includes the writers residency Ledig House.Greenburger joins shareholders Peter Mayer, owner and publisher of Overlook Press and former CEO of Penguin Books; Don Linn, director of the University of Chicago Press Distribution Cen
- Morrow to Pub New, Authorized Agatha Christie Novel
Executive v-p of the imprint, Daniel Mallory, took world English rights to the book, with David Brawn at HarperCollins UK, from Acorn Productions Ltd (which oversees the Christie estate) and Hannah's agent, Peter Straus.
- Michael Murphy Dies at 63
Michael Murphy, a former publishing executive and literary agent, died on October 19 after a short illness.
- David Jackson
Along with literary agent Marie Brown, he organized the first book fair in Harlem (the Lewis Michaux Book Fair at the Studio Museum in Harlem) in the 1970s.
- Janet Silver Joins Zachary Shuster Harmsworth
Silver, who took an editor-at-large post at Nan Talese after the Houghton cutbacks (and was then a casualty of layoffs at Random House), is taking on the post of agent and editorial director at Zachary Shuster Harmsworth.
- Krugman Signed at Norton
The deal was signed with agent Bob Barnett at Williams & Connolly, for mid six figures, and the book will be published next fall.
- A Close Look at Religion
Viking's Paul Slovak bought North American rights from agent John Brockman and will publish in fall 2005.
- BEA Won't Be Involved In Rights Show
Publishing in New York, a rights show aimed at the international agent and scout community, won't have the support of BookExpo America after all.
- Untold Korean War Story
A Navy officer who led a secret mission behind North Korean lines to prepare the way for General Douglas MacArthur's invasion at Inchon during the Korean War left his own account in a safe deposit box when he died three years ago, and Pu