- Chicago Review Press Acquires Bright Ring’s Art Activity Series
Kohl will continue her work as a parent educator, author, literary agent, and education and publishing consultant.
- Industry Begins Debate Over Removal of Kindle Titles
For agent, and ereads founder Richard Curtis, the episode highlights the problem of unauthorized texts being uploaded on the Kindle and other e-book sites.
- Evans Goes with Baron
Baron made the North American rights deal with London agent Caradoc King at A.P.
- Andrews McMeel Signs Deal with Bon Appétit
Literary agent David Black, who brokered the deal, said that after two Bon Appétit books with Wiley, “It was time for a change.
- Sherrod to Start Agency
In keeping with the new style of agents who work harder for authors than they have traditionally, the agency will offer a variety of services: "errands, typists, last minute whatever," Sherrod said, "anything they need."
- FSG Editor Makes a Sale
Court bought world English, audio and first serial rights in Glusman's book from agent David Black and aims to publish sometime early in 2004.
- Short Takes
Wendy Silbert, a new agent at the Scott Waxman agency, sold a book called Strapless by Deborah Davis to another Wendy, Hubbert at Putnam/Tarcher; it's about the mysterious Madame X painted by John Singer Sargent in Belle Epoque Paris.
- Ike's Son to Write on Dad
Nichols actually made the deal with the author's wife, Joanne Thompson Eisenhower, who is acting as his agent.
- Allende's 'Zorro'
Allende's editor, Terry Karten at HarperCollins, conducted a complex negotiation with the movie people and Allende's agent, Carmen Balcells of Spain, to nail down world English (and North American Spanish) rights.
- Job Moves: July 26, 2010
Jason Pinter is joining the Waxman Literary Agency as an agent.
- More Disasters from Toby
The new book, The Sound of No Hands Clapping, was signed by publisher John Radziewicz with agent Emma Parry and will offer such nuggets as Young posing as a client for a penis-enlargement clinic; his participation in a swiftly canceled reality show; and his appearance in a universally panne
- Success at Last
Gregory Orr is an award-winning poet who is also a professor of English at the University of Virginia and poetry editor at Virginia Quarterly Review —apparently not enough of a platform, however, to make his memoir, Cain Continuing, an easy
- 'Big Picture' Author Gets Another Million
"We believe in this author," Hyperion's Lisa Kitei told PW, noting that the new deal, negotiated by agent Wendy Weil (who is "very optimistic" about ultimate sell-through), was made last month, before The Big Picture was published.
- Short Takes
Maria Guarnaschelli at Norton has made a couple of buys outside her usual cookbook field: a two-book deal (mid-six-figure, world rights, with agent Gerry McCauley) for Yale history professor John Mack Faragher.
- PW: Hot Deals: It's Not Just Private Ryan Who Was Saved...