- New Spanish-Language Directory Set
Críticas: Spanish Language Publishing Marketplace Directory will include listings of more than 500 national and international publishers, distributors/wholesalers, libraries, bookstores, translators, literary agents and trade fairs working within the U.S.
- Ivy League's 'The Chosen' to HM
This was a purchase of North American rights from agent Eric Simonoff at Janklow & Nesbit, and the plan is to publish in fall next year.
- Crown Hires Full-Time Brand Strategist
Snead will be working with the division's authors (as well as their agents), helping them more clearly define, and extend, their brand.
- Gallery Signs Kim Harrison For New Series
The trilogy will be set in a "futuristic" Detroit, according to the publisher, and introduces Peri Reed, a "brilliant, sexy and intrepid special task agent at the top of her field."
- Thomas Nelson Announces New Billy Graham Book
Graham did not use an agent in the deal.
- Twelve Releasing Three Out-of-Print Hitchens Books In Build-Up to Author's Posthumous Memoir
The deal for the backlist titles was done with agent Steve Wasserman at Kneerim & Williams, and Twelve took North American rights to the books.
- Ecco Signs Indian Cookbook from D.C. Eatery, Rasika
HarperCollins's Dan Halpern and Gabriella Doob worked with literary agent Joy Tutela of David Black Literary Agency secured rights to the book.
- Andrew Nurnberg Opening Warsaw Office
London-based literary agency Andrew Nurnberg Associates has announced that it will be opening a new office in Warsaw, to be run by Marcin Biegaj, currently senior agent and sales director at the Graal Literary Agency.
- A Novel You Can't Refuse
Lucas saw it early enough to take a "powerful position," sufficient to wrest world rights to the novel from agents Joel Gotler and the recently joined Noah Lukeman at AMG/Renaissance.
- PW: Pinsky and Weisbach
Weisbach negotiated the deal with Pinsky's new agent, Jill Kneerim of the Boston-based Palmer &Dodge.Back To News ---> Search | Bestsellers
- Metallica Puts Out the Word
It was a deal for world and serial rights, signed with agent Lydia Wills at Writers and Artists International, which also represents its members for personal appearances.
- The War on Privacy
She took North American and first serial rights to No Place to Hide: Technology, Surveillance and America's War on Terror from agent Amy Rennert and plans to publish next year.
- Ehrenreich Stays at Holt
Her Metropolitan Books editor, Sarah Bershtel, signed for North American rights with agent Kris Dahl at ICM, and plans to publish next fall.
- A Time for Sequels
Again her editor is Warner's Jamie Raab, who bought this time from a new agent for Tademy, Kim Witherspoon at Inkwell Management; the deal was for world rights, with pub planned for summer 2006.
- Saga of Unlikely Tennis Pair
Davis bought world rights to the story from agent Andrew Blauner.