- New Deal for Chabon
The book deal, in which Fourth Estate's U.S. editorial director Clive Priddle and U.K. publisher Christopher Potter (joining with Harper Canada) paid a sum reported at just under $2 million for North American, was made with agent Mary Evans.
- Reichl to Edit HM Cookbook
Houghton executive editor Rux Martin bought North American rights from agent Doe Coover and will publish in fall next year, expecting the book to become a "cornerstone" of the publisher's cookbook program.
- In Search of Oak
The book went to auction, which agent Russell Galen conducted by cell phone while hiking in Grand Teton National Park recently, and the winner for world rights was John Glusman of Farrar, Straus & Giroux.
- 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.
- Jefferson's Slave Power
Executive editor Eric Chinski bought the proposal from agent Andrew Wylie and plans to publish as soon as next fall.
- Wrapping Up Bologna
Not surprisingly, lots of editors and agents from various countries were looking for books with humor and boy characters.
- iBooks Bestsellers: Clinton Exposé Takes Top Spot
Foreign Agent by Brad Thor - 9781476789378 - (AtriaEmily Bestler Books) 4.
- 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.
- Manie Barron Dead at 56
After leaving William Morris, Barron partnered with literary agent Claudia Menza to form the Menza Barron Agency.
- On My Nightstand: Julie Just's Nighttime Reading
Just is a literary agent at Janklow & Nesbit Associates.
- 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.
- Dohle Promises Competitive Bidding
Agents and authors have been concerned that, once the S&S purchase is completed, there will be fewer major players able to acquire big-ticketed titles.
- Short Takes
Norrell by British author Susanna Clarke and was bought in London by editor-in-chief Alexandra Pringle from agent Giles Gordon at Curtis Brown U.K.