- PW: Someone Had to Do It
The book is from packager/agent John Boswell, who was also behind Villard's 350,000-plus-seller OJ's Legal Pad.
- Last Chance for Mission to Cuba
Forty high level American publishing executives from publishing, distribution and literary agencies will travel to Cuba for five days of programming, cultural events and interaction with approximately 50 Cuban publishers, distributors and agents.
- Annual Children's Illustration Exhibit Opens
\t \tThe exhibit was founded in 1980 by illustrators’ agent and art director Dilys Evans.
- Job Moves: January 22, 2014
Sherman was previously an agent at FinePrint Literary Management.
- Beaufort Rushing Jodi Arias Book
\tSkoloff and Hoffner, covered the trial for the AP and their book was originally released earlier this month by Waterfront Digital Press (which was founded by literary agent William Gladstone).
- Obituary: Carl D. Brandt
\tLiterary agent Carl D.
- Pajama Party for Big Bucks
Coast agent Jillian Manus 's "pajama party" at Hyperion, with authors Karen Neuberger and Nadine Schiff pushing a book called The Gift of Comfort , ended in a high-six-figure world rights deal.
- All About Air Force One
Hyperion editor-in-chief Will Schwalbe and senior editor Mark Chait paid a six-figure advance for world rights to West Coast agent Jillian Manus at Manus & Associates for the book.
- Nepal Murders for Talk Miramax
The title is Blood Amid the Snows: The Doomed Royal Dynasty of Nepal and the author is British journalist Jonathan Gregson, represented in the North American rights deal by Kathleen Anderson of Anderson Grinberg, acting for Gregson's London agent, Bill Hamilton at A.M.
- New Orlean on Rin Tin Tin
The untitled book, which was bought by Geoff Shandler at Little, Brown from agent Richard Pine at Arthur Pine Associates, was taken for North American rights and will be published two years hence.
- Free Press Gets New Kaplan
Agent Marly Rusoff and Kaplan agreed, said Rusoff, that Nichols's background in publishing historical works was crucial in their choice for him as editor of The Interpreter, which tells the grim tale of how black GIs were disproportionately court-martialed, and some of them executed, for crime
- 'Maisie Dobbs' Goes to Holt
They signed author Jacqueline Winspear for North American rights for two new books with agent Amy Rennert and plan to publish the next Dobbs next September, the fourth a year later, both for Picador paperback.
- An Author's Return
West Coast agent Amy Rennert negotiated the world rights deal, and Norton plans to publish next spring.
- 'Harem' Author Offers 'Courtesan'
The North American rights sale was made by agent Loretta Barrett, who also reports she has sold both books in Germany at auction and has also sold Harem in France and Israel.
- Plimpton Autobiography to LB
Pietsch bought world rights from agent Joe Regal as part of a two-book deal that will also include a collection of the author's best essays.