- First Novelist Hecht for Harper
Menaker bought world rights from agent David McCormick at the Collins-McCormick agency.
- Fictionwise to End Branded Stores
According to a post on agent and e-book publisher Richard Curtis’ Web site, Fictionwise will close its branded stores by the end of the month.
- New Look at Lizzie Borden
Karp bought North American rights from agent Tina Bennett at Janklow & Nesbit and plans to publish in 2005.
- Legal Expert Turns Novelist
Goldstein's agent is one not normally associated with fiction: former HM publisher Wendy Strothman in Boston.
- Mayflower Next for Philbrick
Viking's Wendy Wolf bought the untitled project from agent Stuart Krichevsky, for North American rights only, but publication is four years away; the author is still working on his next book.
- Knowing Mr. Rogers
Now Madigan is putting it all into a Rogers memoir called I'm Proud of You, and in a recent auction run by Coast agent B.J.
- Horror Ace Offers Vampire Trilogy
Agent Simon Lipskar at Writers House, who made the sale, describes the new series as "Anne Rice Meets the Arthurian Legends," and says they are set in medieval France and the Mideast at the time of the Crusades.
- S&S to Distribute Kindle Bestseller John Locke
The deal, which was negotiated by agent Jane Dystel, is an exclusive agreement whereby S&S will handle getting Locke's eight Donovan Creed novels into the retail market.
- People: 12/7/2009
Kneerim & Williams Relocates Agent/lawyer John Taylor Williams is changing law firms, moving his agency, Kneerim & Williams, with him.
- PW Select March 2014: All Our Coverage
Fortunately, most other times of the year, they've been selling like gangbusters.This month's installment of reviews of self-published print and e-books.Booksellers, publishers, and agents are encouraged to take a look at the following listings of self-published books from authors either waiting
- MacLaine and Friend
This was sold to Atria publisher Judith Curr by agent Mort Viner, and plans are to publish in October.
- Tannen on Mothers vs. Daughters
She got North American rights from agent Suzanne Gluck at William Morris.
- Crime Anthology Moves to Ecco
They made the North American rights buy from agent Nat Sobel at Sobel and Weber to move the series from Pantheon and Vintage, where it had previously resided.
- Those Italian Songsters
The latter bought world English rights from agent Maria Massie at Witherspoon Associates in the untitled book, but it will be a while before completion, as Rotella has a full-time job as a senior editor for this magazine's Forecasts department.
- Playwright's First Novel Bought
Talese bought North American rights in the book from London agent Clare Aitken via long distance while sailing in the Mediterranean, and in consultation with Doubleday publisher Steve Rubin, who was in Frankfurt at the book fair.