- Memory of an Ax Attack
Eric Chinski , new executive editor at Farrar, Straus & Giroux, won it after a heated three-day auction run by agent Elyse Cheney at the Sanford J.
- O'Nan, King to Follow '04 Sox
In the book, which publisher Susan Moldow (also a fan) acquired from O'Nan's agent, David Gernert, each author will contribute diary entries as they follow the Sox through their spring training, attend some games, together and separately, and review the Sox's season, whatever the
- Editor's First Novel Bought
Agent Sarah Burnes at Burnes & Clegg made the sale, for world English and audio rights.
- Now 'The Rules' Goes Online
Agent Mary Tahan at Clausen, Mays & Tahan sold world rights in the book at auction to Pocket Books senior editor Mitchell Ivers.
- Wise to Do FBI Spy Book
Loomis said of the acquisition, made from agent Sterling Lord at Sterling Lord Literistic: "When this case broke, David was the first person I thought of to write the story.
- Mammoth Beatles Bio on Way
The deal was signed with Mark Reiter, who represents the U.S. office of the U.K. agents Peters Fraser & Dunlop.
- Seven-Figure Killing for Slaughter
That house's senior editor, Meaghan Dowling, signed the young author to a new North American rights deal, signed just before the new year, with agent Victoria Sanders.
- Whitehead Expands at Doubleday
It was a North American rights deal signed with Nicole Aragi, her first as an agent on her own.
- Viking Wins Hot Brit Novel
In the end it was Viking's Pam Dormanwho prevailed here, with a preemptive offer for U.S. rights to Jennifer Joel at ICM, working for U.K. agent Toby Eady.
- PW: 'The Green Mile' Meets 'The Firm'?
-- 11/10/97 That could be the high-concept pitch of first novel The Innocent by 33-year-old Vincent Zandri, just sold by agent Jimmy Vines to Dell editor Jacob Hoye in a two-book, mid-six-figure deal.
- TV's Russert on Fathers and Sons
It was signed for world rights by Miramax senior editor Susan Mercandetti, along with executive v-p Devereux Chatillon, from agent Bob Barnett at Williams & Connolly.
- Spotlight on Middle Grade
We take a closer look at the ever-shifting and expanding middle grade category, including some of the latest developments in fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, and more.Navigating Middle Grade Books A number of editors, agents, booksellers, and librarians share their views on everything from
- Vigliano to Sell Agency
Literary agent David Vigliano is selling his company, Vigliano Associates, to Y Entertainment Group, the entertainment subsidiary of Ron Burkle's private equity and venture capitalist firm, the Yucaipa Cos, according to the New York Post.
- News Briefs: Week of February 22, 2016
Wasserman Named Heyday PublisherSteve Wasserman, whose publishing career included stints as an agent and editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times Book Review, has been named publisher and executive director of Heyday Books.
- 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.