- 'Scorpion' To Pocket
\t\tThe buzz on thriller Nine Scorpions, just acquired by Pocket v-p/executive editor Julie Rubenstein and senior editor Gary Goldstein, in a six-figure, hard/soft deal negotiated by agent Al Zuckerman, was that it was a Striptease/Pelican Brief
- 'Pulpwood Queens' Heard From
Agent Marly Rusoff just sold her offspring to Warner's Amy Einhorn for U.S., Canadian and open market rights.
- PW: 'Head Above Water'
- Job Moves: July 11, 2013
\tChristine LeBlond has rejoined Susan Schulman A Literary Agency as an agent.
- Spotlight on Middle Grade
We take a closer look at the ever-shifting and expanding middle grade category, including some of the latest developments in fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, and more.Navigating Middle Grade Books A number of editors, agents, booksellers, and librarians share their views on everything from
- Memory of an Ax Attack
Eric Chinski , new executive editor at Farrar, Straus & Giroux, won it after a heated three-day auction run by agent Elyse Cheney at the Sanford J.
- O'Nan, King to Follow '04 Sox
In the book, which publisher Susan Moldow (also a fan) acquired from O'Nan's agent, David Gernert, each author will contribute diary entries as they follow the Sox through their spring training, attend some games, together and separately, and review the Sox's season, whatever the
- Editor's First Novel Bought
Agent Sarah Burnes at Burnes & Clegg made the sale, for world English and audio rights.
- Ozick Moves to Houghton
Silver bought North American rights from agent Melanie Jackson, after an encounter between Ozick and a number of senior Houghton staffers.
- Sex-and-Food Title Preempted
Her book, which was sold for a significant six figures by agent Janis Donnaud, is described as the first relationship guide for readers passionate about both love and food, combining advice about dating, sex and relationships with 100 recipes designed to complement each phase of an affair.
- Cosmo's White in New Deal
Warner chief Maureen Egen and Sara Ann Freed of Mysterious Press, who is White's editor, made the North American rights deal, a "very major" one, with West Coast agent Sandra Dijkstra.
- Another Kellerman Heard From
Chris Pepe at Putnam/Berkley paid a healthy six figures for North American rights to his first two novels to agent Liza Dawson.
- New Setting for Diamond
The deal, for North American and first serial rights, was made with agent John Brockman.
- Doubleday Buys New Krakauer
Bill Thomas and Vintage/Anchor's Marty Asher jointly bought world, first serial, audio and book club rights from agent John Ware.
- Imminent: Diana's Butler
Kept under wraps until the last moment by the Penguin Group for security reasons, Burrell's book was signed some months ago by Putnam president Carole Baron for world English rights with Curtis Brown agent Ali Gunn.