- Hot Deals: After the Silence
Warner Books trade publisher Jamie Raab saw the show and was so touched that when Johnson's agent, Esther Newberg at ICM, told her a few days later that Johnson was working on a "powerful memoir," she was eager to see it.
- Two Six-Figure Debut Novels
Wachtel got world rights (minus Germany) from agent Marly Rusoff.
- Author Moves, with Translator
The deal was negotiated with FSG's John Glusman, long an admirer of Montero's work, by agent Susan Bergholz, who stressed that the author was not unhappy with her treatment at HC, but that the house didn't want one of the titles in the desired two-book deal.
- Still More on Iraq
On a broader front, Random's Dan Menaker forestalled an auction for The Story of Islam: A New Interpretation by Harvard-educated Reza Aslan with a six-figure preemptive bid for world rights to agent Elyse Cheney at Sanford Greenburger.
- Wieser Dead at 68
Olga will now run it with agent Jake Elwell, named a partner last year.
- Ghost Writes About Rudolph
Kris Dahl at ICM was the agent.
- Birth of a Suburban Reading Campaign
The Naperville Reads campaign was organized by a committee made up of public librarians, public school teachers and booksellers from Anderson's Bookshop; the author's agent, Naperville resident Jennifer Flannery, was also brought on board.
- Twin Auctions for Canadian Author
Jim Auh of the Wylie Agency was the agent; the book has also been bought by Penguin's Hamish Hamilton imprint in the U.K.
- '7 Habits' Gets a Sequel
The Free Press's editorial director, Dominick Anfuso, bought world rights from agent Jan Miller at Dupree, Miller, and will publish in November.
- People: 9/14/2009
Also, Natanya Wheeler has been brought on as an agent.
- PW: $2M for Two More from LeAnn Rimes
Agent Al Lowman said these books will also feature semi-autobiographical character Anna Lee, with one to be published around Mother's Day 1999 and one on Valentine's Day 2000, with holiday-appropriate plots.
- Who is Xander Mellish?
She's got an agent now, and the site attracts 500 to 1000 readers each week from around the world.
- PW: Hot Deals: Stone's Next Stop: Alaska
Silver made the deal with Stone's agents, Candida Donadio and Neil Olson.Back To News ---> Search | Bestsellers | News | Features |
- Times Books and the Presidents
One rights angle is that agent Andrew Wylie is advising Times on the development of the series, and his client Garry Wills is writing one of the first two bios to be published in the series: James Madison, which will be released along with Louis Auchincloss on Theodore Roosevelt on Presiden
- PW: Hot Deals: Jim Cameron to Mars?
Judy Quinn -- 4/20/98 Agent Ralph Vicinanza has confirmed to PW that Titanic director James Cameron did indeed recently option Kim Stanley Robinson's bestselling and Hugo- and Nebula Award-winning Mars trilogy, Red Mars, Green Mars and Blue Mars, through his Lightstorm Entertainment producti