- PW Online and On Air: Week of February 20, 2017
Hoque, author of the memoir Olive Witch (Fourth Estate).Children’s BookshelfTwelve years after Phillip Pullman teased his legions of fans about The Book of Dust, the book is nearly here, and it’s the first installment in a trilogy.PW DailyDon’t miss our extensive coverage of this year’s very politic
- Spring 2017 Religion & Spirituality Announcements
An FBI agent must find and protect the sole survivor of an attack by the Lone Wolf Bomber, the only woman who can identify the terrorist bomber, in this romantic suspense novel. 20,000-copy announced first printing.Kensington/ZebraAnnie’s Recipe by Lisa Jones Baker (Feb. 28, mass marke
- In Defense of Milo Yiannopoulos's Book
Thomas Flannery Jr. is an agent with AGI Vigliano Literary and a writer.
- Four Questions for...Jonathan Ferrara
I came to Ink Shares through my book agent, Matthew Guma of the Guma Agency.
- Knopf to Publish Memoir of a Father’s Loss
When agent Anna Sproul-Latimer of the Ross Yoon agency read it, she knew she had to help it become a book.
- American Publishers Return to Cuba
This year’s publishing mission is looking to build on the relationships developed during the first publishing mission last year, which included a written memorandum of understanding between PW, Combined Book Exhibit and the Book Institute of Cuba to “promote "cooperation and understanding" between the U.S.
- Writers to Watch Spring 2017: Anticipated Debuts
“The setting—while very authentic, because that’s where Caite grew up—is also perfect for the characters.”Emily Fridlund: Bringing the gothic to contemporary rural AmericaWhen agent Nicole Aragi first opened the manuscript of History of Wolves (Atlantic Monthly), Emily Fridlund’s debut novel, she had what
- Taipei Book Fair 2017: Taking the Pulse of Taiwan’s Book Market
Norton, an agent for well-known American houses and university presses, is seeing local institutions going back to purchasing print books instead of having digital subscriptions.
- Jonathan Matson, Agent, Dies at 67
Jonathan Matson, president of the Harold Matson Company literary agency in New York, died on January 31 of heart failure.
- Why the Milo Yiannopoulos Book Deal Tarnishes the Publishing Industry
A total of 160 people, including S&S children’s book authors, illustrators, and agents, wrote to the president and CEO of Simon & Schuster, Carolyn Reidy, imploring her to reconsider publishing the book.
- Spring 2017 Audio Announcements
Special agents Davenport and Coppola are on the trail of the depraved criminal who illegally “adopted” two girls from their addict mother in exchange for drugs.The Force: A Novel by Don Winslow (June, unabridged CD, $39.95, ISBN 978-1-5046-8060-8).
- Book Deals: Week of February 6, 2017
Atria plans to publish the novel in spring 2018.Acevedo Brings Historical Novel to EuropaMichael Reynolds, editor-in-chief of Europa Editions, bought world English rights to The Milk Brother by Chantel Acevedo in a deal arranged by Stéphanie Abou of Massie & McQuilkin Literary Agents.
- New Publishers Give Readers More Choices
Unable to find an agent or publisher, Rodriquez enlisted Stein to start Lil’ Libros in 2014, and the two have steadily expanded the business.Rodriquez acknowledges the two had a sometimes-rocky start.
- PW Sets Rights Marketplace for London Book Fair
The new initiative is a dedicated section in the three London Show Dailies that will feature listings of rights for sale from agents and publishers.
- Fall 2017 Children’s Sneak Previews
ABRAMSAbrams double-checks the blueprints for Iggy Peck’s Big Project Book for Amazing Architects by Andrea Beaty, illus. by David Roberts, featuring STEM and design projects and activities inspired by Beaty and Roberts’s picture books; I Am Peace by Susan Verde, illus. by Peter Reynolds, modeling a