- The Steady Rise of 'Not Giving a F*ck'
When literary agent Mollie Glick took the book out to publishers, Manson made a point of hyping the “loyal” blog readership he’d cultivated over eight years.
- Weinstein Books Finds a Hit With Children's Series Aimed at Reluctant Readers
This summer the publisher is releasing a new series of chapter books, Secret Agents Jack & Max Stalwart by Elizabeth Singer Hunt.
- The BookLife Prize: Checking in with T.J. Slee
What if your writing wins a prize, what if you get a call from Hollywood, what if you get an agent or publisher on the phone?
- New Kids' and YA Books: Week of July 31, 2017
In this debut novel from literary agent Popovic, which is set in Montenegro, two teenage sisters have supernatural abilities.
- Book Deals: Week of July 24, 2017
Bennett was represented by his sports management company, Independent Sports & Entertainment, while Zirin did not use an agent in the deal.
- Books about the Russian Revolution: War & Military Books 2017–2018
After discovering his grandfather’s work as an agent for the Jewish socialist Bund, Mazower, a Columbia University historian, explored the efforts people later took to hide their involvement in the revolution.
- I'm Writing a Book. Does That Mean I Have to Tweet About It?
Those agents will rue the day.No, they won’t.
- Licensing Hotline: July 2017
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- Rights Report: Week of July 17, 2017
Illustrated with photographs, the YA biography examines the life and exploits of Virginia Hall, an American secret agent in Nazi-occupied France.
- Spring 2018 Children’s Sneak Previews
ABRAMS Abrams fuels up with The Princess and the Pit Stop by Tom Angleberger, illus. by Dan Santat, a mash-up of auto racing and fractured fairytale favorites; They Say Blue by Jillian Tamaki, following a girl who illuminates where she finds colors in the physical world and the world beyond
- This Week's Bestsellers: July 17, 2017
Books one and two have sold a combined 145K print copies; the third book, which is the first to pub since the movie hit theaters, saw the best first-week sales yet for Cameron’s middle grade books.New & NotableDangerous Milo Yiannopoulos #2 Hardcover Nonfiction, #6 overall Yiannopoulos,
- Book Deals: Week of July 17, 2017
Agent Stuart Krichevsky, who has an eponymous shingle, represented McBath; he described the book as “part memoir, part manifesto” and said it will “explore the role of God and faith in the debate around gun violence.”
- Fall 2017 Children's Announcements: Publishers S-Z
Sasquatch/Little BigfootFrank the Seven-Legged Spider by Michaele Razi (Sept. 12, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-63217-128-3).
- Jason Reynolds is the Hardest-Working Man in Washington
He had the gift.”When Cotler decided to retire, she suggested to Reynolds’s agent, Elena Giovinazzo of Pippin Properties, that Caitlin Dlouhy, who had worked with Cotler at HarperCollins, might be a good editor for whatever Reynolds wrote next.
- Fall 2017 Children's Announcements: Publishers A-F
Abbeville KidsNorman Rockwell’s A Day in the Life of a Boy (Sept. 5, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1289-4) and Norman Rockwell’s A Day in the Life of a Girl (Sept. 5, hardcover, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-7892-1290-0) by Norman Rockwell and Will Lach.