- Sandra Brown Switches Houses
It was a North American rights deal, signed with the author's longtime agent Maria Carvainis, and while no one is talking figures, it seems certain to have gone into eight.
- Two-Book Deal for 'Zippy'
Senior editor Amy Scheibe signed for Haven Kimmel's two new novels with agent Bill Clegg at Burnes & Clegg.
- Moore Goes to Warner
He signed with Time Warner Trade Publishing chief Larry Kirshbaum, who did the deal with agent Mort Janklow.
- Kids' Book from Ali's Daughter
Agent Susan Crawford, who made the sale, said she had spent time recently with Ali and his daughter in Los Angeles, where the fighter was "in terrific form, doing magic tricks and telling jokes."
- Job Moves: March 13, 2013
\tEdward Necarsulmer IV and Eleanor Jackson have joined Dunow, Carlson and Lerner Literary Agency as agents.
- 'Scorpion' To Pocket
\t\tThe buzz on thriller Nine Scorpions, just acquired by Pocket v-p/executive editor Julie Rubenstein and senior editor Gary Goldstein, in a six-figure, hard/soft deal negotiated by agent Al Zuckerman, was that it was a Striptease/Pelican Brief
- Prohibition Story, for Book and TV
The eager buyer was Scribner publisher Susan Moldow, who signed for North American, audio and first serial rights with agent Liz Darhansoff at Darhansoff & Verrill—part of the deal being an arrangement whereby the book will form the basis for one of award-winning TV documentary maker Ken Burns'
- PW: Hot Deals: HarperCollins Acquires Book on Asia Nukes
Delbourgo bought the book after it was put on multiple submission by Bracken's agent, Kim Witherspoon, and says it will be "accessible and important."
- Fictional 'Page Sex' Bought
The agent was Donna Bagdasarian at Vigliano Associates.
- This Bell Is Ringing
This is Bell's second book featuring super agent Alexander Hawke, and the author is being compared to James Patterson and Clive Cussler.
- Little, Brown to Publish John Lennon's Letters
Robert Kirby at United Agents brokered the deal.
- 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
- Chinese-American Limbo
Duggan bought North American rights from agent William Clark and aims to publish in winter 2006.
- SF Earthquake Novel
Editorial director Jay Schaefer bought U.S. and Canadian rights in 1906 by true crime author and novelist James Dalessandro from agent Peter Miller at PMA, for publication in hardcover next spring.
- Putnam Acquires Two More Paretsky Novels
Putnam’s Sons executive editor Christine Pepe negotiated the deal with Paretsky’s longtime agent, Dominick Abel, for North American, audio and e-book rights.