- Jogger Book Is Scribner Auction Win
The case was a newspaper sensation at the time, and there is still keen media interest; the agent holds first serial rights.
- Crown's Big Comix Buy
He bought world rights from agent Lydia Wills at the Artists Agency, in a six-figure bid that covers the following: A Boondocks Omnibus, a collection of the strips, for next summer or fall; The Huey Book of Hate, a collection of pet peeves about current politics and culture, by
- A Patchett Nonfiction Title for HC
Her regular editor at Harper, Allison Callahan, signed the book for North American and open market rights with agent Lisa Bankoff at ICM.
- PW: 'Bicycle Days' Author Returns
Knopf editor Robin Desser paid a reported $250,000 advance in a deal negotiated by ICM agent Amanda Urban.
- Mailer on the War
His editor, David Ebershoff (replacing Ann Godoff), said the book had actually been planned before the NYRB piece, in discussions with Andrew Wylie, his agent, and the whole deal had been put together very rapidly.
- Dave in High School
They were sold by Pelzer's longtime agent, Laurie Liss, now at Sterling Lord Literistic.
- WWII Sea Story Big S&S Buy
She paid a "significant six figures" to agent Stuart Krichevsky for All Brave Sailors: The Sinking of the Anglo Saxon by J.
- 'Insatiable' Critic Tells All
So the title of a tell-all memoir she is writing just had to be Insatiable, and her agent, Jane Dystel, decided she would host a party to introduce Greene to interested editors.
- The Men Behind 9/11
It was a world rights sale made by editor-turned-agent Paul Bresnick and was being sold vigorously by Harper's Brenda Segel in London.
- The Athlete in the Boardroom
Hills beat out two other leading contenders, Viking and HarperCollins, in the stretch to win North American, first serial and audio (paperback to Fireside) rights in a sale negotiated by agent Alice Martell.
- Edward Knappman Dies at 67
Knappman was a veteran literary agent and NEPA, which he ran with his wife Elizabeth Forst-Knappman until selling it in 2010 to Roger Williams, specialized in nonfiction.
- Rayo Preempts Latina Cop's Book
The story also said she had more serious fiction in mind, and Alegria promptly called the reporter, who put him onto the author, who put him onto her agent—and in no more than a week and a half, he had preempted Unsettling by Lynda Sandoval, the often comic story of a Latina
- "Covering" Racial Differences
He paid agent Betsy Lerner at the Gernert Agency what she called "a very handsome six figures" for the book, in which Yoshino goes after the ways in which people of minority cultures are encouraged, or ordered, to hide their cultural trademarks: an African-American woman prohibited from
- PW: Weld Turns Writer
The book, tentatively scheduled for September 1998 publication, was acquired by S&S editor Alice Mayhew in a deal negotiated by agent Peter Matson.Back To News --->
- Chicken Soup for the Religious Soul
NAVPress/Pinion Press is publishing a Chicken Soup for the Soul Bible under license from Chicken Soup for the Soul Enterprises and agent SloaneVision Unlimited.