- Newt's New Look at Gettysburg
Martin's Press imprint by West Coast agent Jillian Manus of Manus & Associates.
- The Blind Athlete's Tale
Creamer bought North American rights from Peter Miller at PMLA and Runyan's sports agent, Ray Flynn, and plans to publish next fall.
- Afghan's Amazing Story to Entrekin
The remarkable tale of an Afghan who once fought the Russians, became a protégé of a now-dead freedom fighter who had gone to Harvard, and eventually went there himself, was bought by Morgan Entrekin at Grove/Atlantic for a low six
- Producers Understudy Tells All
The first book to emerge from the huge Broadway hit The Producers has been acquired by Routledge, part of an effort toward greater trade visibility by the largely academic publisher whose humanities publishing director, William Gennaro, just signed the book directly
- Goldsmith for Warner
Raab bought North American rights from agent Nick Ellison for Dumping Billy, which he described as her "most affecting and witty" novel since her breakthrough First Wives Club, plus another untitled novel; Billy is likely to be published in summer 2003.
- St. Martin's to Publish E. Lynn Harris' 'In My Father's House' in July
SMP publisher Sally Richardson signed the deal last year with Harris’ agent John Hawkins who said at the time Harris was looking for a different publisher for the Dean series, which Harris planned to aim at a distinctly gay audience.
- Not a Genuine Black Man?
The deal was signed with Coast agent Amy Rennert.
- Avoidable Deaths
Now she has written her own book, tentatively titled Reckonings: The Education of a Numbers Woman, which senior editor William Frucht at Basic Books has bought, world rights, from London agent Peter Cox at Litopia.
- PW: Going Wrong
Phil Raskind of Endeavor on the Coast negotiated the sale in conjunction with Little's agents in New York, David Vigliano and his associate Alexander Smithline.Back To News --->
- Houghton Gets 'All Souls' Author
Senior editor Deanne Urmy, who had originally published MacDonald at Beacon, bought world English rights from agent Ike Williams at Kneerim & Williams for publication three years hence.
- Cobain's Journals Snapped Up
A lot of eager publishers lined up to take a look at what agent David Vigliano was showing of the unpublished journals of the late rock superstar Kurt Cobain of Seattle's Nirvana, and it was co-editorial director Julie Grau at Riverhead
- HC's Seven Figures for Sexpert
The world rights deal was arranged by agent Frank Weimann at Literary Group International, who said DiPreta was approached because he had earlier expressed interest in both a new Corn title and her prosperous backlist.
- Word from 'Mr. Reality TV'
Miller bought North American rights from agent Scott Waxman and will publish next February.
- Creation of a Ruling Class
Klayman bought North American rights from agent Lynn Johnston.
- Grimes Goes to Holt
Rumor had it that Knopf decided not to meet Grimes's previous high-six-figure per book price for a new contract, so an auction was held by agent Peter Lampack.