- Coyne and the Colonel
Well, he did, and Coyne acquired the tentatively titled In Search of Honor, which concerns a young man's quest to clear his Vietnam vet father's name, from agent Henry Morrison and plans it to be a Doubleday's lead fiction title for fall 1998.
- Deconstructing Freud
The deal was made by Marly Rusoff, a former senior publicity executive and associate publisher at Doubleday, who is now agenting as an affiliate of the Carlisle & Company agency.
- Glass, Ha Jin Stay at Pantheon
Deborah Garrison bought the next novel by Glass as part of a two-book deal with agent Gail Hochman at Brandt & Hochman that also includes a story collection.
- Quick Take on Enron Saga
Kaufman bought world rights plus first serial, audio and electronic book, from agent Dan Green at his POM agency, and plans to publish, with equal speed, by next October.
- Viking's Prize-winning U.K. Buy
Slovak made his buy, like Britain's Sceptre imprint at Hodder, on the basis of a partial manuscript, from London agent Rupert Heath, and plans to publish in 2003.
- Ten Bidders for Story Collection
The collection is called A Few Notes on Tropical Butterflies, and agent Molly Friedrich at Aaron Priest, who made the sale of U.S. and Canadian rights, said it is "extraordinarily wide-ranging, set in many different parts of the world, with amazingly convincing voices, and all refl
- Letters from Landers
The agent was Bob Barnett at Williams & Connolly in Washington, D.C., and Warner plans to publish in fall 2003.
- Five Deals for 10 Books
Anderson, whose agents at Trident Media Group, Robert Gottlieb and John Silbersack, worked out deals ranging in size from five figures to seven with five publishers on both sides of the Atlantic that will keep him busy for years to come.
- Now, 'Regrettable' Home Decor
His acquiring editor is again Crown's Doug Pepper, who bought world English rights from Lileks's home-state agent, Jonathan Lazear.
- Vasconcelos e Sá Opening New Portuguese Publishing House
The news of the new company comes just after Vasconcelos e Sá made a noted deal at the Frankfurt Book Fair, pre-empting Portuguese rights to Sasha Grey's The Juliette Society, which Foundry Literary + Media's Peter McGuigan is selling in Germany (along with co-agent Marc Gerald a
- Patterson Switching to Holt
Sterling, who signed with Coast agent Fred Hill of the Frederick Hill—Bonnie Nadell agency, will edit the books himself.
- Job Moves: September 24, 2010
Dystel & Goderich Literary Management has added two agents: John Rudolph and Stephanie DeVita.
- Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Attendance Up At 2019 Fair
The Literary Agents & Scouts Centre (LitAg) also reported another year of growth, organizers say, with 355 participating agencies from 35 countries.You can check out all of Publishers Weekly's coverage from the fair here, including our show dailies.The 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair will run Oct
- Obituary: PRH Contract Director Bill Shannon Dies at 57
He was known for his professionalism as well as his personal and patient manner during the intricate negotiations required to finalize contracts.Shannon’s “no drama approach” to contract negotiations was cited by his publishing colleagues and his counterparts in the agent community, as was his deep knowledge o
- Fifty Shades of Sleepwear
The property’s global licensing agent, Caroline Mickler, and CopCorp launched the Fifty Shades merchandising effort with some fanfare at the Licensing International Expo in June.