- 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.
- A Lawyer's Take on Gay Marriage
Weisbach bought North American rights in the book from agent Fred Morris at the agency of the late Jed Mattes and expects to publish as soon as next spring.
- Lord Archer Released (by HC)
The deal was arranged in London with agent Jonathan Lloyd at Curtis Brown U.K., who said the author had returned the sum he received on signing the $15-million contract with Harper in 2000.
- Who's Townshend to Publish Memoir
Certainly Pietsch has been waiting to announce the world rights deal, reportedly in the seven-figure range and months in negotiation with agent Ed Victor.
- Nazi Subs and Military Tribunals
Green bought world rights for the book from Washington-based agent Rafe Sagalyn and will probably publish in late 2003.
- Delacorte Gets New Sachar
We described recently how Holes author Louis Sacharsuddenly sprang a new book, a sequel to that huge success, on his agent and former editors, just before Frankfurt.
- Jean Auel Rides Again
Auel's agent, Jean Naggar, who has already read it, described this continuation of the story of Ayla as "everything we could have wished for.
- Breslin and the Hit Men
The project was bought for Ecco at Harper, world rights, by DanHalpern and recently hired (from Random) Lee Boudreaux, from agent DavidBlack.
- ...And Ballantine Signs Serial Killer Analysis
Agent Jonathon Lazear shopped the completed manuscript to four publishers.
- Little, Brown To Release New Tom Wolfe
The Hachette division acquired North American rights to the work from agent Lynn Nesbit of Janklow & Nesbit, and the book, set for a 2009 publication, will be edited by senior editor Pat Strachan (who worked with Wolfe on numerous books at FSG, including Bonfire of the Vanities and
- Stephenson Inks New Deal at HC
., Jennifer Brehl, Stephenson's longtime editor, brokered the sale with agent Liz Darhansoff at Darhansoff & Verrill.Seveneves, HC explained, is about the survivors of a global disaster which nearly causes the extinction of all life on the planet.
- S&S Teams With Int'l Thriller Writers On Star-Studded Anthology
\tSarah Knight acquired the collection for S&S from Writers House agent Dan Conaway, who reprsented ITW.
- PW Select for October 2013
\t \t\t \tPW Select follows the latest developments in self-publishing, trends, news and insider information, all within a community of like-minded writers, authors, editors, agents, publishers and others who know the book world.
- Job Moves: March 18, 2014
Machinist was previously a literary agent at Janklow & Nesbit Associates.