- Zigman Back, with Book & Movie
Agent Theresa Park at Sanford Greenburger, who made the sale, also worked with Richard Green at CAA to make a strong six-figure movie deal with Tom Hanks's Playtone production company, with Nia Vardalos of My Big Fat Greek Wedding set to script and star.
- 'Jenny Jones: My Story' Comes This Fall
Jones, whose talk show is seen by 24 million viewers each week, was repped by William Morris agent Mel Berger; she plans to donate all proceeds to breast cancer research.
- Wolitzer's Back
Miller preempted for North American rights from agent Henry Dunow at Dunow & Carlson, and will publish a year from now.
- CNN's Dobbs for Doubleday
Roger Scholl, executive editor of the house's Currency imprint, which will publish the as yet untitled book next fall, bought it from agent Wayne S.
- LB Takes Rankin (and His Rebus)
She paid a major sum to agent Dominick Abel for North American rights, including audio, first serial, electronic and book club, and plans to publish the first of the new titles, Resurrection Men, in March of next year.
- The Word from Hans Blix
Dan Frank bought the untitled book, in which Hans Blix describes his struggles to gain more time as war approached, from Jane Gelfman at Gelfman & Schneider, co-agenting for Curtis Brown in London.
- Book, Movie Deals for First Novel
This story of an American ad exec kidnapped after a plane crash in the Congo and the efforts of his wife and blind son to locate him was bought for world rights by editor Antonia Fusco at Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, in a sale orchestrated by Dallas agent David Hale Smith of DHS
- Leno Doing Kids' Book for S&S
TV late-night talk show host Jay Leno has signed to do a children's picture book for S&S Books for Young Readers, where president Rick Richter signed him with agent Amanda Urban at ICM and Byron Preiss, of his own company, w
- Judith Regan &Me
Previously repped by Andrew Wylie, Moore was represented in this deal by Mort Janklow, his new agent.
- T.C. Boyle's Fictional Kinsey
Slovak bought North American rights from agent Georges Borchardt and will publish next fall.
- Children's Job Moves: April 2020
Andie Krawczyk has joined Chronicle Books as children's marketing director; previously she was director of library marketing at Candlewick Press.Tristan Lueck has joined Little Bee Books as marketing and publicity assistant.Tricia Lawrence has been promoted to senior agent at Erin Murphy Literary Agency, from
- Job Moves: October 30, 2013
., as literary agent.
- Crown Buys Red Sox Star's Story
This was a world rights deal, signed with agent Ian Kleinert at Literary Group International, in affiliation with Impact Marketing solutions.
- First Novel for Story Collection
The title is Goodnight, Irene, and Wood preempted for world English rights within three days of receiving it from agent Sally Wofford-Girand at the Elaine Markson agency.
- Wiley Wins Le Cirque Tale
She paid six figures to win the book from agent Cullen Stanley at Janklow & Nesbit and plans to publish in fall of next year.