- 'Insatiable' Critic Tells All
So the title of a tell-all memoir she is writing just had to be Insatiable, and her agent, Jane Dystel, decided she would host a party to introduce Greene to interested editors.
- The Men Behind 9/11
It was a world rights sale made by editor-turned-agent Paul Bresnick and was being sold vigorously by Harper's Brenda Segel in London.
- The Athlete in the Boardroom
Hills beat out two other leading contenders, Viking and HarperCollins, in the stretch to win North American, first serial and audio (paperback to Fireside) rights in a sale negotiated by agent Alice Martell.
- Edward Knappman Dies at 67
Knappman was a veteran literary agent and NEPA, which he ran with his wife Elizabeth Forst-Knappman until selling it in 2010 to Roger Williams, specialized in nonfiction.
- Rayo Preempts Latina Cop's Book
The story also said she had more serious fiction in mind, and Alegria promptly called the reporter, who put him onto the author, who put him onto her agent—and in no more than a week and a half, he had preempted Unsettling by Lynda Sandoval, the often comic story of a Latina
- "Covering" Racial Differences
He paid agent Betsy Lerner at the Gernert Agency what she called "a very handsome six figures" for the book, in which Yoshino goes after the ways in which people of minority cultures are encouraged, or ordered, to hide their cultural trademarks: an African-American woman prohibited from
- 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 --->
- Chicken Soup for the Religious Soul
NAVPress/Pinion Press is publishing a Chicken Soup for the Soul Bible under license from Chicken Soup for the Soul Enterprises and agent SloaneVision Unlimited.
- Nazi Subs and Military Tribunals
Green bought world rights for the book from Washington-based agent Rafe Sagalyn and will probably publish in late 2003.
- Delacorte Gets New Sachar
We described recently how Holes author Louis Sacharsuddenly sprang a new book, a sequel to that huge success, on his agent and former editors, just before Frankfurt.
- A Lawyer's Take on Gay Marriage
Weisbach bought North American rights in the book from agent Fred Morris at the agency of the late Jed Mattes and expects to publish as soon as next spring.
- Lord Archer Released (by HC)
The deal was arranged in London with agent Jonathan Lloyd at Curtis Brown U.K., who said the author had returned the sum he received on signing the $15-million contract with Harper in 2000.
- Who's Townshend to Publish Memoir
Certainly Pietsch has been waiting to announce the world rights deal, reportedly in the seven-figure range and months in negotiation with agent Ed Victor.
- A 'Huck Finn' Love Story
Senior editor Chris Jackson at Crown bought world English rights from agent Victoria Sanders, paying six figures.
- Real-Life Spy Tale for Riverhead
Kolb was preempted by Riverhead editor Christopher Knutsen in a deal negotiated by agents Joel Gotler and Noah Lukeman at AMG/Renaissance.