- Political Punch
Although the Daily News recently reported that Ed Rollins was at one point attached to the project, William Morris agents Joni Evans and Michael Carlisle told PW that a fiction collaboration idea fell apart more than six months ago.
- A Rafting Guide's Advice
There was thus an eager lineup of five publishers when a Town book was offered at auction by Coast agent Bonnie Solow, and after a seesawing five days, it was won by Crown's Rick Horgan.
- Crown Gets Reviewer's Novel
She has so dared, however, and agent Elizabeth Sheinkman at Elaine Markson has just sold it to Kristen Kiser at Crown for North American rights.
- Irish Rags-to-Riches Tale on Offer
Agent Richard Curtis is handling North American rights.
- PW: Barbara and Bob Miller, Together Again
Miller paid a reported high-six-figure advance for the book in an auction held by agent Harvey Klinger.Back To News ---> Search | Bestsellers
- Swift Preempt for Comedy Thriller
An overnight read by Marc Resnick at the Minotaur imprint at SMP led to a swift preempt (by long-distance phone to agent Joe Veltre, away at a writers' conference in Aspen) for a comedy thriller called Bahamarama by journalist and
- Hanover on Rekindling Old Passions
Hanover, who is a journalist and TV hostess as well as a former actress, was glad to tell her own story, and that of a number of people she interviewed for the book, and a deal was signed for North American rights with agent Fredrica Friedman.
- Marilyn E. Marlow
Literary agent Marilyn E.
- Dallek Takes on Dick & Henry
Tim Duggan at HarperCollins bought world rights from agent John Wright in a book that will lean heavily on voluminous papers and tapes on Nixon just emerging from the National Archives and a similar bounty of Kissinger material that the Archives obtained from the Library of Congress.
- Long Auction for Luxury Book
Agent Todd Shuster at Zachary Shuster Harmsworth said the auction took so long because it was interrupted in the middle by the BEA show.
- WWII Vet's Stories Sold
Agent Nat Sobel of Sobel Weber Associates, who made the U.S. rights sale, said the price, which was undisclosed, set a record at the agency for a first story collection which is also by its oldest author to publish a first book.
- Another Side of Steinke
A pair of books, nonfiction and fiction, that dwell on matters of religious faith, seem like an unlikely creation for Darcey Steinke, author of such outré works as Suicide Blonde and Jesus Saves, but that's what her agent, W
- Sardonic in the Suburbs
Agent David Kuhn at Kuhn Projects likens Falanga to a mix of Dave Barry and Larry David who brings out the sometimes poignant, often absurd aspects of the well-to-do suburban life.
- Bradford's Big Move
The North American rights deal was made with Bradford's longtime agent, Mort Janklow, and Richardson professed herself delighted, saying she was "happy as a clam" and thought Bradford had "even huger potential for the future."
- 25 Years Later, a New Sale
Now he's professor of history at the University of Hawaii, and she's a literary agent, but they stayed in touch, and this time she's selling a book for him.