- Vollmann Back at Viking
The new book, bought from agent Susan Golombfor North American rights, is described as a series of tales that counterpoint the moral decisions made by selected pairs of real-life characters in Russia and Germany during the 20th century.
- 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
- 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.
- Religion Book Deals: July 22, 2020
Agent Jim Hart represented Gray and the title -- a tale of mysterious images appearing in a church's stained glass windows — is set for a Dec. 20 release.
- 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.
- Job Moves: March 13, 2013
\tEdward Necarsulmer IV and Eleanor Jackson have joined Dunow, Carlson and Lerner Literary Agency as agents.
- 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.
- Job Moves: March 18, 2014
Machinist was previously a literary agent at Janklow & Nesbit Associates.
- Obituary: Publisher Oscar Dystel, 101
Dystel is survived by his daughter, literary agent Jane Dystel.
- 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.
- Little, Brown to Publish John Lennon's Letters
Robert Kirby at United Agents brokered the deal.
- Sandra Brown Switches Houses
It was a North American rights deal, signed with the author's longtime agent Maria Carvainis, and while no one is talking figures, it seems certain to have gone into eight.
- Two-Book Deal for 'Zippy'
Senior editor Amy Scheibe signed for Haven Kimmel's two new novels with agent Bill Clegg at Burnes & Clegg.