- Book Born in Blackout
Executive editor Steve Geck at the Greenwillow imprint at Harper Children's was actually negotiating with agent Holly McGhee by phone over a debut book by Katherine Hannigan when the the lights went out and the phones crashed.
- Texas Love Story a Big Deal
She bought North American rights from agent Barbara Braun at Barbara Braun Associates and plans to publish the first novel next summer.
- PW: Corrections and Clarifications
And agent Susan Rabiner rightly informs us that The Physics of Star Trek sold over 100,000 in hardcover, not 40,000 as mentioned last week.
- Contest Winner's Book for SMP
Martin's, who won it in an auction run by agent Joelle Delbourgo.
- Bloomsbury to Publish Memoir by Irish President
Agent Lynn Franklin, of Lynn C.
- Huffington Redux
Miramax editor Susan Mercandetti signed for world rights from agent Arthur Pine and aims to publish next spring.
- TV Quiz Queen To Tell Tale
It will be called Memoirs of an Unfit Mother, and British-based agent Ed Victor made the North American rights sale, for about half a million dollars.
- E-book Writer for Print
This made it easy for Davidson to secure an agent, which she did, in the person of Ethan Ellenberg, who was able to raise her rate.
- Jogger Book Is Scribner Auction Win
The case was a newspaper sensation at the time, and there is still keen media interest; the agent holds first serial rights.
- Crown's Big Comix Buy
He bought world rights from agent Lydia Wills at the Artists Agency, in a six-figure bid that covers the following: A Boondocks Omnibus, a collection of the strips, for next summer or fall; The Huey Book of Hate, a collection of pet peeves about current politics and culture, by
- A Patchett Nonfiction Title for HC
Her regular editor at Harper, Allison Callahan, signed the book for North American and open market rights with agent Lisa Bankoff at ICM.
- PW: 'Bicycle Days' Author Returns
Knopf editor Robin Desser paid a reported $250,000 advance in a deal negotiated by ICM agent Amanda Urban.
- Mailer on the War
His editor, David Ebershoff (replacing Ann Godoff), said the book had actually been planned before the NYRB piece, in discussions with Andrew Wylie, his agent, and the whole deal had been put together very rapidly.
- Dave in High School
They were sold by Pelzer's longtime agent, Laurie Liss, now at Sterling Lord Literistic.
- WWII Sea Story Big S&S Buy
She paid a "significant six figures" to agent Stuart Krichevsky for All Brave Sailors: The Sinking of the Anglo Saxon by J.