- 'Alive!' Survivor Tells Own Story
is now telling his own story, and Crown's Annik La Farge has bought world rights in it from agent Stephanie Kip Rostan at Levine Greenberg.
- Edgar Winner Moves to Knopf
Lansdale, whose mystery The Bottoms won this year's Edgar Award for best novel, is moving from Mysterious Press to Knopf, where Sonny Mehta has just made a mid-six-figure deal, U.S. and Canada, for his next two books with agent Jimmy Vines.
- Analyzing Bush
Martin's bought for North American rights from agent Andrew Blauner.
- Dante as Spiritual Guide
Marino paid six figures to agent William Clark, himself a Dante devotee, for U.S. and Canadian rights; Agnes Krup is handling foreign, except U.K.
- Hyperion Hot on Ashanti
The deal was negotiated by editor-in-chief Will Schwalbe and Jennifer Lang with agent/manager Stephan Dweck.
- Gaiman in 3-Book Morrow/Avon Deal
She signed for two new novels and a book of short stories with agent Merilee Heifetz at Writers House.
- Harcourt Gets Wallach Memoir
Bernard bought world rights (excluding German, to be sold separately) from agent Marly Rusoff.
- Walsh Talks to God for PB Press
Neale Donald Walsh, whose Conversations with God series has been a huge hit for Riverhead, is moving to Pocket Books Press for his next two books, in a deal worked out by president Judith Kerr and agent Robert Gottlieb at Trident Medi
- Goldberg Moving to Harper San Francisco
Editor Gideon Weil bought the book, which describes Goldberg's complex relationships with her father and her Zen teacher, from agent Geri Thoma at the Elaine Markson agency, and plans to publish next fall.
- Harvey Weinstein Memoir Signed
Friedman signed for North American and U.K. rights in the untitled book with agent Jennifer Rudolph Walsh at William Morris.
- Dowd Takes on Bush for Putnam
This was a world and audio rights deal concluded with agent Esther Newberg at ICM, and the book will be out in August, in time for both political conventions and the closing weeks of the 2004 White House campaign.
- Job Moves: June 20, 2014
Lisa Jackson, former associate publisher of Tyndale Publishing House, and Brian Thomasson, former senior editor at NavPress, have been named agents with Colorado Springs-based Alive Communications.
- PW Google Panel to Air on C-SPAN
The panel was held at the Random House offices in midtown Manhattan, and moderated by PW features editor Andrew Albanese, with Oxford University’s Evan Schnittman, Google’s Chris Palma, and literary agent and digital publisher Richard Curtis participating.
- Job Moves: January 21, 2011
Paul replaces Julie Just, who left the Times in October to become an agent at Janklow & Nesbit.
- Comings and Goings: August 29, 2011
Jill Kramer, the former editorial director at Hay House, is now a literary agent with Waterside Productions (WatersideAgentJK@aol.com); and is also a freelance writer/editor (firstname.lastname@example.org).