- The BookLife Prize: Checking in with T.J. Slee
What if your writing wins a prize, what if you get a call from Hollywood, what if you get an agent or publisher on the phone?
- This Week's Bestsellers: December 9, 2019
Bush, and Rand Paul.And veteran Supreme Court lawyer Neal Katyal lands at #3 in trade paper with Impeach, which makes, per the subtitle, the case against Donald Trump.Steel DossierTwo espionage novels set during WWII sneak onto our hardcover fiction list.In Spy by Danielle Steel, #9, a
- Wolfing Too Fast: PW Talks with Adam Langer
Even the real-life editors, agents, and publishers who make cameo appearances appear in fictional contexts.
- Short Takes
Another seven-figure deal at the house was for three new books by suspense author (and CBS News producer) Mary Jane Clark, with Jennifer Enderlin shelling out to agent Laura Dail for North American rights....
- Rights Report: March 17
Jim McCarthy at Dystel & Goderich was the agent.
- PW: Obituaries
Gregory, a literary agent for more than 60 years, died after a long illness April 6.Gregory suffered a stroke in 1993.
- New Auel Novel to Get World Send-off
Those publishers have already paid the Jean Naggar Agency, Auel's agent, a total approaching $8 million for translation rights, believed to be a record for a fiction work over so short a time.
- Amid Reports, A Miramax Departure
"If we lose our primary contact for a book, our worry is real, regardless of how much hand-holding Hyperion or Disney does," one agent noted, adding that the departure of a high-profile editor added to their concerns.
- PW: Hot Deals: Math Books Adding Up
Last week, in a mid-six-figure, U.S. and Canada rights deal, IMG agent David Chalfant sold Singh's next book, The Code, a historical look at code-breaking, to Peternelle van Arsdale, the Doubleday paperback executive editor who earlier acquired the Enigma reprint, which is comi
- Building Better Monsters: PW Talks with Maureen Callahan
He benefited enormously, and this is something even agents on this case didn’t know before: serial killers often learn from the good guys.
- Changes Coming to the Frankfurt Book Fair
"Likewise, in the agents center we would typically have 700 to 800 agents working, but our digital Frankfurt Rights platform saw 4,165 people sign up."
- Spies and Honey Traps: PW Talks with Jason Matthews
\t \tIn Red Sparrow, your agent, Dominika Egorova, is trained as a “sparrow,” a seductress used as bait in “honey traps.”
- BEA 2016: Kristina Riggle: A Novel of Note
“I love writing about families so much that I thought, one way I could meet my agent’s challenge would be to take on a family and make it across generations,” she says.
- Hot Topic: The Allure of The Cheeky Blog
Agent Brian DeFiore warned, though, that not all cheeky Web sites are created equal.
- Basic's 'Cloak and Dagger' Book
Basic became the U.S. publisher of the book thanks to McKeown and acquiring editor Don Fehr's relationship with Penguin U.K. editor Stuart Profitt, who was originally approached by Andrew's agent, Bill Hamilton, about the book.