- 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.
- 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."
- '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
- 'Pulpwood Queens' Heard From
Agent Marly Rusoff just sold her offspring to Warner's Amy Einhorn for U.S., Canadian and open market rights.
- PW: 'Head Above Water'
- Job Moves: July 11, 2013
\tChristine LeBlond has rejoined Susan Schulman A Literary Agency as an agent.
- 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
- 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.
- Ozick Moves to Houghton
Silver bought North American rights from agent Melanie Jackson, after an encounter between Ozick and a number of senior Houghton staffers.
- Sex-and-Food Title Preempted
Her book, which was sold for a significant six figures by agent Janis Donnaud, is described as the first relationship guide for readers passionate about both love and food, combining advice about dating, sex and relationships with 100 recipes designed to complement each phase of an affair.