- Media Stars Join for Political Book
Random editor-in-chief Jonthan Karp was quick to sign the book, so far untitled, with agent Andrew Wylie and plans to publish in fall 2006, in time for the midterm elections.
- Krentz/Quick United
Gerber signed with agent Steve Axelrod for the three books, all historicals by Quick, with the first, due next year, set in Regency London; two will be Putnam hardcovers, the third a Berkley paperback.
- Riverhead Gets Rap Chief's Memoir
Grau bought world rights from Knight's agent, Mickey Freiberg at Acme Talent, and his lawyer, Arthur Barens.
- Start Publishing Strikes Deal for 16 Titles
The books are a mix of romance and science fiction.Start Publishing president Jarred Weisfeld said the deal is part of Start’s strategy “to not just buy companies, but to increase our catalog through quality content from foreign and domestic publishers and agents.”
- Folio Merges With Literary Group
Katherine Latshaw and Jeff Silberman will both continue with their titles as agents.
- With a Nod to John Donne
., Canadian and first serial from agent Kathleen Anderson at Anderson Grinberg, and foreign rights have already been sold in Germany, Italy, Spain, France and Sweden.
- Digital Book World, 'PW' Present Self-Publishing Webcast
Panelists are Louisa Ermelino, reviews director, PW; Jason Pinter, novelist and literary agent at Waxman Literary; Phil Sexton, publisher and community leader of Writer’s Digest; and Victoria Strauss, novelist and co-founder of Writer Beware.
- PW's Events Listing: Gaithersburg Book Festival’s 'State of the Book' Panel
What: The panel will feature reporter Michael Norris, bookseller Mark LaFramboise, publisher Jed Lyons, agent Gail Ross, and editor Geoff Shandler sharing their perspectives on the business.
- Wrapping Up Bologna
Not surprisingly, lots of editors and agents from various countries were looking for books with humor and boy characters.
- Registration Opens for PW’s U.S. Book Show
Booksellers, librarians, publishers, agents and others have inundated PW with requests for more information, wanting to exhibit and to attend.”Story has been updated with new dates.
- Photo Mania: MoCCA Art Festival 2009
Burrell has been chosen to adapt Octavia Butler's acclaimed novel Kindred into a graphic novel.Literary agent Bob Mecoy (l.) and First Second ed. director Mark Siegel cool off on the steps of the historic Lexington Avenue Armory.Happy self-publisher Spike sold out vol. 3 of her award
- Hachette, Warned by DoJ, Moving Ahead With 'A Warning'
The Department of Justice has warned Hachette Book Group that its planned publication of A Warning by an anonymous Trump administration official may violate a non-disclosure agreement.In a letter addressed to HBG general counsel Carol Ross and Javelin agents Matt Latimer and Keith Urbahn, who represent the
- People: 3/1/2010
Patterson to Foundry David Patterson has joined Foundry Literary + Media as an agent.
- iBooks Bestsellers: Clinton Exposé Takes Top Spot
Foreign Agent by Brad Thor - 9781476789378 - (AtriaEmily Bestler Books) 4.
- On My Nightstand: Julie Just's Nighttime Reading
Just is a literary agent at Janklow & Nesbit Associates.