- On Submission: Fuhrman on Foster
Rumor has it that his proposal for such a book, shopped by agent Lucianne Goldberg, will hit publishers' desks on Monday.
- APA Launches New Conference
According to an APA announcement, this event was designed to allow publishers to meet with agents and subsidiary rights representatives in a more "cost effective and time efficient manner."
- Tracking Amazon: Kennedy Book Rises Amid Press Coverage
Kennedy and Me: An Intimate Memoir (Gallery Books) by Clint Hill, the Secret Service agent assigned to Jacqueline Kennedy who became very close friends with her, has seen great success on both lists.
- Frank Redux at Holt
It was bought for world rights from agent Joe Spieler, and publication is planned for early in 2008, the next election year.
- Job Moves: December 7, 2010
Dystel & Goderich Literary Management agent Jim McCarthy has been promoted to v-p at the agency.
- Memorial Set for Owen Laster
A memorial tribute has been scheduled for literary agent Owen Laster, who was at William Morris for 42 years and died in March.
- Morrow Buys Clone Book
Kolata was represented in the deal by agent John Brockman.
- E-Reads Wins Prize
A novel turned down by conventional publishers and ultimately issued by E-Reads, the e-book operation run by agent Richard Curtis, won the Commonwealth Prize for best first book for the African region.
- A Female Potter?
Agent Laura Dail negotiated the North American deal.
- $700K for 'Shopping'
\t\tA proposal for a book on retailing titled The Science of Shopping, by consultant Paco Underhill, who with his company Envirosell has worked with, among other companies, Waldenbooks, was the subject of a heated auction conducted by Writers' Representatives
- Auction Win for 'Dirty Girls'
Executive editor Elizabeth Beier triumphed with a half-million-dollar offer for North American and audio rights to agent Leslie Daniels at the Joy Harris agency.
- Mrs. Lincoln's War
Historian Stephen Berry from the University of North Carolina will tell the story, the first major study of the Todd family, in a book just bought by Houghton Mifflin's Eric Chinski from agent Andrew Wylie, North American rights.
- Imus Brothers Will Duet Again
\t\tGiven the success of their Two Guys, Four Corners, it's no surprise that Villard publisher David Rosenthal negotiated with agent Esther Newberg for another book by Don Imus and Fred Imus, this one to expand on the popular autobiographical commentary
- Obituary: John A. Ware
He launched his literary agency in 1978 after working as an agent at Curtis Brown, preceded by eight years as an editor at Doubleday, where he was first to publish Tracy Kidder.
- HMH Signs Collection Celebrating Boston
The title is schduled for October 1, and will be edited by literary agent Andew Blauner, who has an eponymous firm.